Universities in St. Petersburg, Russia
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St. Petersburg
27 out of 33
  • Universities in St. Petersburg
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
20
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in St. Petersburg
  • (15 institution and 5 subject rankings)
6
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in St. Petersburg
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in St. Petersburg, Russia

Latest ranking updates related to universities in St. Petersburg
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions published most recent results of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Includes 13 universities from St. Petersburg.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Law & Legal Studies). Saint-Petersburg Mining University with highest ranking among universities in St. Petersburg ranked #12.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. Includes 4 universities from St. Petersburg.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: Latest THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. in position #158.

Highest subject rankings of universities in St. Petersburg

Politics
#51 
St. Petersburg State University
Physics & Astronomy
#151 
St. Petersburg State University
Chemical Engineering
#311 
St. Petersburg State University
Medicine
#451 
Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Rankings of universities in St. Petersburg, Russia 2021

#1

St. Petersburg State University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (126 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #225 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #382 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University

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  • #4 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #401 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #387 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

ITMO University

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (90 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #360 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #467 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Saint-Petersburg Mining University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (37 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #540 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University

  • #23 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #64 
  • #613 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #32 
  • #2198 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#6

Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #113 
  • #646 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #2270 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #57 
  • #241 
QS University Rankings BRICS
[Published 06 May, 2019]

#7

St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (78 reviews)
  • #84 
  • #624 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #2729 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #68 
  • #301 
QS University Rankings BRICS
[Published 06 May, 2019]

#8

Saint Petersburg State Institute of Technology

  • #124 
  • #657 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #41 
  • #166 
QS University Rankings BRICS
[Published 06 May, 2019]
  • #50 
  • #221 
QS EECA University Rankings - Emerging Europe & Central Asia
[Published 16 December, 2020]

#9

Russian State Hydrometeorological University

  • #15 
  • #517 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #61 
  • #3625 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #73 
  • #301 
QS EECA University Rankings - Emerging Europe & Central Asia
[Published 16 December, 2020]

#10

Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #2129 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #107 
  • #4304 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#11

St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
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  • #34 
  • #579 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #706 
RUR Reputation Ranking
[Published 16 September, 2020]
  • #117 
  • #4535 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy

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  • #52 
  • #600 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #144 
  • #5088 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
  • #78 
  • #623 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #180 
  • #6189 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

Saint-Petersburg State Chemical Pharmaceutical Academy

  • #42 
  • #2685 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#15

St. Petersburg State University of Economics

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #51 
  • #221 
QS EECA University Rankings - Emerging Europe & Central Asia
[Published 16 December, 2020]
  • #169 
  • #5790 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

European University at St. Petersburg

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #730 
RUR World University Rankings
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #532 
RUR Reputation Ranking
[Published 16 September, 2020]


#17

The Bonch-Bruevich St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (83 reviews)
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  • #120 
  • #4567 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Leningrad State University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #197 
  • #7004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design

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  • #198 
  • #7076 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #206 
  • #7675 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

St. Petersburg State University of Physical Education

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #209 
  • #7814 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

St. Petersburg State Conservatory

  • #226 
  • #9328 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#23

North-Western State Medical University

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  • #231 
  • #9934 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#24

Baltic State Technical University "Voenmeh"

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
  • #233 
  • #10004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#25

Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television

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  • #242 
  • #10881 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#26

St. Petersburg State Agrarian University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
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  • #248 
  • #11301 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#27

St. Petersburg State University for Culture and Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (36 reviews)
  • #250 
  • #11537 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#28

St. Petersburg Academy of Management and Economics

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (28 reviews)

#29

St. Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
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#30

National Mineral Resources University


#31

Russian State Institute of Performing Arts


#32

International Banking Institute


#33

Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture

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St. Petersburg Key Facts for International Students

Population: 5028000

Time: GMT +3

District/province: St.-Petersburg,

Living costs for students in St. Petersburg:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 47* (53% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 65* (35% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 34* (66% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 150.63 RUB
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Zhores Alferov (A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, 2000)
 
Ivan Pavlov (Military Medical Academy, 1904)

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FAQ

St. Petersburg State University ranks #1 in St. Petersburg in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in St. Petersburg St. Petersburg State University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where St. Petersburg State University is listed.

St. Petersburg State University is ranked best in St. Petersburg for Social Studies & Humanities (Politics). See all rankings for the St. Petersburg State University.

St. Petersburg State University is ranked best in St. Petersburg for Natural Sciences (Physics & Astronomy). See all rankings for the St. Petersburg State University.

St. Petersburg State University is ranked best in St. Petersburg for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the St. Petersburg State University.

Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University is ranked best in St. Petersburg for Medicine & Health (Medicine). See all rankings for the Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS EECA University Rankings - Emerging Europe & Central Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
Papers per faculty 10%
International research network 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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