Preparatory Department for International Students

Doors of our university are open for everyone. We invite you on our Preparatory Department of Russian language and other disciplines. We are happy to offer basic training (9 months, from October to June) and special training programs.

Questions? Please, contact

Alexandra Kilina

Program coordinator

 +7 812 234-35-53 3419

Students have the opportunity to study at the preparatory department, Students learn Russian and other disciplines.

The basic training course lasts 9 months, from October to June, there are following profiles: Technical, Economic, Humanitarian. 

Students study Russian and subjects in the chosen direction, such as:

  • Russian as a foreign language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer science
  • Social Studies
  • Russian history
  • History of world culture


After graduating from the preparatory department, students have the opportunity to enroll in bachelor's, master's programs or PhD.


Successfully graduated from the preparatory department and passed the entrance examinations will study at SPETU "LETI".

Full-time programs in Russian:

Foreign citizens studying at the preparatory department are granted the right to reside in the Russian Federation.


ETU “LETI” offers a variety of full-time programs both in Russian and English. Foreign student may apply for Bachelor Degree (4 years of study), Master Degree (2 years of study), PhD (3 to 4 years of study) or Specialist Qualification (5 years of study). If you wish to apply to ETU “LETI” for one of the full-time programs, please, choose among the following.


To be enrolled for one of these courses, one must have a sufficient level of knowledge and Russian language proficiency. To improve either or both, you may apply for a Preparatory Courses or forourses of Russian Language.


Those who finish the course and pass an interview successfully are accepted as students.

Special programs

Full-time programs in Russian:

Foreign citizens studying at the preparatory department, are empowered to stay in Russian Federation.

Tuition fee for 2018/2019 year from 15,000 RUB to 160,000 RUB depending on the selected program


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