For those who wish to study at St. Petersburg Mining University, who came from abroad, the admission procedure in general terms is as follows:

  • choice of specialization;

  • selecting a financing option and working out possible admission schemes (for example, is it possible to use government quota for free education);

  • collection and submission of documents;

  • competitive selection;

  • admission, registration of a student visa


Upon admission, personal achievements, knowledge and skills of the applicant.

Overcoming the language barrier:

One of the most acute problems for foreign students is linguistic. Mining University out of the situation by organizing a preparatory department for citizens of other states. Here come those whose poor knowledge or lack of knowledge of the Russian language does not contribute to effective learning. After studying for 1 year, students take an exam and, depending on the result, continue to study further in their specialty or are expelled and go home.