Semester Exchange

Semester exchange programs give you the opportunity to experience full cultural immersion, which leads to greater personal impact in terms of achieving academic benefits as well as cross-cultural understanding. It will prepare you with the cross-cultural skills that will make you more marketable to employer

 St. Petersburg as the location for your exchange semester also promises lots of opportunities for an enriching experience. From museums and cultural sites, some within walking distance from campus, to theaters, music venues and a bustling night scene, the city will welcome you into the environment that has inspired and fostered some of the top Russian and international minds. The most European of Russian cities, St. Petersburg features a unique blend of culture, sports and entertainment, as well as offers easy access to European destinations. 

Thinking about doing a double degree Master’s program or pursuing your PhD at a university away from home? A semester exchange can be an excellent springboard to that experience. It will also look great on your resume.

Benefits of semester abroad or academic year abroad

  • More opportunities to realize personal benefits of overseas
  • Develop meaningful relationship and networks with other international students
  • Better language acquisition
  • Opportunity to be fully immersed in the culture
  • More chances to travel within the host country and the region

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  1. Financial Markets – 3 ECTS

  2. Capital Structure - 3 ECTS

  3. Financial Management for Small Developing Enterprises - 3 ECTS

  4. Entrepreneurship Theory - 3 ECTS

  5. Current Issues in Management - 3 ECTS

  6. Enterprise Architecture – 3 ECTS

  7. Intercultural communication - 3 ECTS

  8. Innovations Management – 3 ECTS (spring)

  9. Innovation Systems: Russian Federation development – 3 ECTS (spring)

  10. Technology Entrepreneurship – 3 ECTS (spring)

  11. Digital Marketing – 3 ECTS (spring)

  12. Russian and International financial systems – 3 ECTS (spring)


  1. Ecology - 3 ECTS

  2. Environmental Impact Assessment - 3 ECTS

  3. Cleaner Production Methodology - 3 ECTS

  4. Corporate Environmеntal Management - 3 ECTS

  5. Resource Efficiency and Life Cycle Assessment  - 3 ECTS

  6. Environmental Standards of Product Quality - 3 ECTS

  7. Environmental Auditing - 3 ECTS

  8. Biodiversity and bioresources conservation - 3 ECTS

ICT & Programming

  1. Advances in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (3 ECTS)

  2. Probabilistic Modelling (6 ECTS)

  3. Internet and Web Technologies (4 ECTS)

  4. Urban system analysis (4 ECTS)

  5. Computational methods of structural mechanics (6 ECTS)

  6. Parallel Programing (4 ECTS)

Soft Skills

  1. Business Communication – 3 ECTS

  2. Russian as a Foreign Language – 2 ECTS

  3. Academic English for Computational Science – 3 ECTS


  1. Control of mobile robots - 3 ECTS




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