Why to choose GSOM SPbU Doctoral Program?

Three valuable reasons to apply for the GSOM SPbU Doctoral program are:


Excellent working conditions:

  • 7 vacancies for the best doctoral students that are totally covered by the Federal budget;
  • A scholarship adjusted to the cost of living as well as an opportunity to earn extra money as a GSOM SPbU research assistant or teacher assistant. Financial support depends on Doctoral students’ performance and academic results.
  • Only professors with publications in leading Russian and international journals only have the right to supervise;
  • Funding for participation in leading international research conferences.


Funding and support:


GSOM PhD students (Russian and foreign) are eligible to receive financial support from GSOM.


The GSOM SPbU Doctoral financial support includes:

  • GSOM monthly scholarships up to 30 000 or 45 000 RUB (according to academic performance)

  • Individual funding for travelling abroad to participate in international conferences, seminars, winter/summer schools up to 250 000 RUB (for 3 years);



Unique Research capabilities:

  • Close cooperation with GSOM SPbU Research Centers Network;
  • Strong international standard base curriculum composed of methodological and theoretical core courses;
  • Access to the well-stocked library, GSOM SPbU databases and network with the GSOM SPbU partners;
  • International research workshops and seminars are held on the regular basis with participation of professors from the world-leading Universities
  • Biannual Doctoral Research Workshops.
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