Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University LETI


Saint-Petersburg, 197376, ul. Professora Popova 5

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+7 (812) 346-4487

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+7 (812) 346-2923


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The First Electrotechnical University is one of the world's largest education centers specialising in radio engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science. ETU «LETI» with its strategic development program became a winner in a competition organized by the Board of Education of the Russian Federation. Our University is recommended as a coordinator of educational activities in Russian national nanotechnological network.


University graduates get Bachelor's and Master's degree ог specialist qualification. Today the University trains around 9000 students. Over 200 professors and PhDs work in the University. University provides education in 19 scientific fields for Bachelors and 53 educational programs for Masters.

Educational programs of ETU «LETI» are constantly modernized, following the principle «Training through research». Graduates of our university receive new, profound knowledge and practical skills of work. LETI has prepared 3550 Bachelors and Masters, 370 candidates of science and 5 PhDs from over 100 different countries. Today LETI has a partnership with 65 institutes and universities from more than 20 countries. All International students in LETI get a place in a student dormitory, health insurance and care, a reduced fare transport ticket. There are also psychologists and legal experts who can help students. Dean's office for International Students supervises International students.

Our university campus is compact and has developed infrastructure (Services). It is located in a quiet district of the city near Botanic garden, banks of the Neva river and Karpovka river. It is famous for its beautiful architecture and belongs to the historic center of St. Petersburg – cultural capital of Russia. Intellectual potential of our city is huge and its culture is multinational and tolerant. All these things make studying at LETI comfortable, safe, enjoyable and give students an opportunity of personal growth.

Why choose our programs?

• A truly international University! 17% (more than 1500) of all students are foreigners;
• Budgetary places allocated by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
• Six English-taught programs accredited by European Network for Engineering Accreditation and Association for Engineering Education of Russia;
• Simple document submission procedure);
• Online qualification test! Pass the test for admission to the Master's degree without leaving home. Come to Russia in confidence that you have entered the University;
• Increased scholarships for successful students;
• Grant support for contract trainings.


Research at LETI aims to develop fundamental knowledge and to solve global problems. LETI is integrated with industry and academic research institutes, design institutions and high-tech enterprises worldwide.

The most significant results were achieved by scientists from SPb ETU in the field of radioelectronics, information and telecommunication technologies, information-control systems, as well as in life sustenance technologies, safety and resistance to terrorism, environment protection and industry of nanosystems and materials. ETU constantly works on technical forecast within the high-priority directions of its development. The created forecast system is based on the research conducted and the attraction of expert bodies for the assessment of current state and development prospects.

ETU established two Centers of Excellence for generation and dissemination of new knowledge on emergent technologies. The priority directions of the University Centers of Excellence are 'Nano, bio, information and cognitive technologies' as well as 'Terrorism counteraction and public safety'.

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