Peter the Great St.

Petersburg Polytechnic University Why Master's Degree program
National Research University at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic

Admission requirements Applicants are required to hold a • Master program “Power Plant Engineering” is delivered in English.
Bachelor's degree in Energy Technology,
Power Machines, Power Engineering • World-famous professors from SPbPU and other leading Russian
or an equivalent degree according to
and European technical universities.
the educational system of the country
they come from, all applicants must
demonstrate English skills at B+ level.
POWER PLANT ENGINEERING • Unique opportunities for international academic mobility. One
semester abroad at academic partners of SPbPU.
International Master's Degree program in English

Admission tests Technology, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and
engineering and an interview in English
with a program coordinator (option – via Economics.
• Wide range of elective courses that gives possibilities to individually

Admission procedure Written on-line application. Application
deadline – June, 30. Key information about the study program in Saint-Petersburg, Russia •
Master Program “Power Plant Engineering” the student builds up his
information concerning admission at secure future!
coordinating the program: www.nnhpe. •

Program starts Autumn semester – September, 1st

Duration of program 2 years

Total workload 120 ECTS

Degrees awarded Master of science (MSc)
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
In 2010 Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University gained the
Tuition fee for Russian students — 190 000 RUB / year
for foreign students — 260 000 RUB / year status of the ”National Research University”, also known as Polytech,
an acknowledged leader in Russian engineering education. Nobel
Prize winners P.L. Kapitsa, N.N. Semenov, Zh.I. Alferov are only a few of
CONTACT INFORMATION hundreds of gifted and talented scientists whose professional activities
are associated with Polytechnic University.

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University The Institute of Energy and Transport Systems covers two study areas –
Vitaly Sergeev, Program Coordinator Electromechanical and Power Machinery.
Polytechnicheskaya, 29, Main University building,
Electromechanical division was formed on the basis of the Faculty of
195251 St. Petersburg
Tel.: +7 (921) 980-54-37
electric power production, transferring and distribution as well as design
and after-sales service of electrical engineering, electromechanical and
electrophysical equipment for electric power plants, electricity supply
Alena Aleshina, Deputy Director for International Programs and Foreign
networks, industrial plants and new electrotechnologies.
Students in the Institute of Energy and Transport Systems
Polytechnicheskaya, 29, Main University building, Power Machinery division was formed on the basis of the Faculty of
195251 St. Petersburg Power Engineering founded in 1934. Scientists and graduates from the
Tel.: +7 (904) 634 39 49, +7 (999) 208 31 63 Faculty made enormous contribution to the development of power
E-mail: engineering and national defense. At present the branch is one of the engineering, power and transport engineering industry.

• Power Machines (5 ECTS) • advanced knowledge of thermodynamics. Objective of the program 2nd SEMESTER (33 ECTS) • environmental safety. TGC-1 is the leading producer of electricity and heat in the North-West • Modeling of Process Engineering (3 ECTS) scientific and research work. value creation. • Advanced Topics in Modeling of Energy Systems. semester abroad in one of the partner universities. operate and maintain power plants. • Electrical Machines (3 ECTS) professors of Peter the Great St. are delivered in English. evaluation and implementation of the state-of- • Energy Efficient HVAC Systems (3 ECTS) the-art technical solutions aimed at improving the energy efficiency of • Energy Systems Engineering (3 ECTS) power plants. 3rd SEMESTER (30 ECTS) KEY ADVANTAGES Compulsory • Ecology (2 ECTS) courses • Maintenance Management (3 ECTS) 1.5 ECTS) a wide range of power engineeing subjects aimed at theoretical and • Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer competences in the field of: courses (5 ECTS) practical training. The Master's Degree program has been developed to train highly • power management. Unique opportunities for international academic mobility. • Renewable Energy: Resources and Technologies or Master 's degree program“Energy Technology”. classes are held 3-4 times a week Compulsory • Scientific and Research Practice (10 ECTS) courses • Pedagogic Practice (2 ECTS) • Scientific and Research Work. Our graduates of “Power Plant Engineering” • Modes of Operation of Thermal Power Plants (4 ECTS) Master's Degree Program are highly-trained professional engineers • Pump Equipment of Power Plants (3 ECTS) capable of the analysis. Lappeenranta University of Technology. commissioning. contacts for further careers in top positions in energy Combined Cycle Power Plants (4 ECTS) companies. start-up and management. equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment. • Computer Technologies in Science and Industry Group C (5 ECTS): • Modern Energy Technologies or • Bioenergy Technology Solutions 2. • Steam Boilers (5. Petersburg Polytechnic University and • development of energy efficient technologies and solutions in • Mathematical Physics (3 ECTS) • Thermal Power Plants (6 ECTS) other leading Russian and foreign universities. Germany. • modeling of power plants. Compulsory • English for Technical Communication (2 ECTS) courses • History and Philosophy of Science (2 ECTS) Upon graduation the participants will become proficient in the field • Modern Energy Problems (3 ECTS) PARTNERS of modern energy sector.Curriculum MSc in Power Plant Engineering 1st SEMESTER (30 ECTS) TEACHING METHODS The Master's Degree Program in Power Plant Engineering comprises The program aims to develop practical skills and professional Compulsory • English for Technical Communication (2. This university is a member of nine leading Institutes of Technology in Germany. and the 1. region of Russia and the second largest power generating company in • Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving in Industry (5 ECTS) • the profound knowledge and wide network of international Russia. The program gives foreign students the opportunity to study • Network Problems and Electrical Systems or Technology in international and multinational academic environment. technology and the sustainable • Energy Audit of Buildings and Constructions Group B (4 ECTS): the use of up-to-date sophisticated software. Strategic focus areas • Energy Efficient Buildings and Structures or capability to simulate and analyze the operation of power plants with of this university are green energy. All lectures and seminars energy industry. Finland. 2. The program provides our students with: • Innovation Management in Industry (4 ECTS) • extensive interaction between lecturers and students during 3. Master Thesis Total workload Completion (15 ECTS) 120 ECTS . and the international role as a hub of Russian relations. • modes of operation of power plants. Elective courses Group D (5 ECTS) 3. The program offers a unique opportunity to have an internship at the leading Russian energy companies. qualified professionals to design. One and process automation. Leibniz University of Hannover. modern energy systems 4. • Waste Heat Recovery Techniques (4 ECTS) • tours to industrial facilities. 4th SEMESTER (27 ECTS) Length of the program and format 2 years. Our graduates develop practical skills and professional competences in the design and operation of power plants. South-West Power Plant is the energy facility of a new generation • High Voltage Technique involved in extracurricular activities at the University.5 ECTS) The program is implemented with the participation of leading • operation and design of power plants. including Elective courses Group A (4 ECTS): construction. be 4.