Graduate School of Management, St Petersburg University

St Petersburg
Russia

Language of instruction

Russian
English

Graduate School of Management (GSOM SPbU) is a structured teaching and research unit of St. Petersburg University. GSOM SPbU is a full profile university business school with programs designed and delivered in collaboration with leading international business schools. The success of the school is shown by its EQUIS and AMBA accreditations.

GSOM is located in St Petersburg, the “Venice of the North”. The city is packed with culture and history including the second largest art museum in the world – the Hermitage, festivals celebrating the “White Nights” when the sun barely sets, and the historic city centre UNESCO World Heritage site.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 Spring Semester February–July
Semester 2 Autumn Semester September–January

View the GSOM academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

GSOM has online resources to help get more from your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Full-time study load

30 ECTS credits per semester at GSOM is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at GSOM.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Search the GSOM course catalogue if courses do not appear in the database.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Advertising
Business information systems
Economics
Finance
Human resources
International business
Marketing
Postgraduate
Advertising
Business information systems
Economics
Finance
Human resources
International business
Marketing

Additional academic information

GSOM has online resources to help navigate their academic policies:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

All incoming exchange students are offered a place in a university residence. Master's students at GSOM are housed in the Kapitanskaya dormitory, which consists of apartment-style accommodation with shared bedrooms. Bachelor's students are placed in dormitory No 8. 

Cost of living

There is a guide to the average cost of living in St Petersburg to help students plan their budget while on exchange.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

All students are required to have adequate health insurance when applying for their visa to study in Russia.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the General of the Russian Federation for visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow UQ Abroad students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, UQ Abroad programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.