Power Plant Engineering Program

"Science should be cheerful, exciting, and simple. So should be scientists." - Peter Kapitsa



  • Bachelor's or Specialist's degree in a relevant area
  • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2)
  • GPA minimum 3 ( out of 5) or 2,5 (out  of 4)
  • Exam/ Test in a relevant field of studies
  • Interview in English with the program coordinator (Skype option is available)

Degree awarded

  • MSc in Power Plant Engineering; awarded by SPbPU, Russia
  • Double Degree option: Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland —MSc in Power Plant Engineering

Students wishing to participate in academic mobility or Double Degree program complete an application form by the end of the first semester of study. SPbPU coordinator of the program nominates applicants to partner universities. Partner universities confirm or decline nominations based on their own set of criteria.

Program duration

2 years, full-time
2 semesters at SPbPU + 2 semester at partner university (optional).
Double Degree in cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology (the 2nd year)


•Finland — Lappeenranta University of Technology

•Germany — Leibniz Universität Hannover

•Russia — TGC-1; Power Machines; State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom”


Tuition fee

International students 160900 rubles per semester
RF citizens 132000 rubles per semester

Can be paid online


Application deadline and important dates

Application period starts on February 01, 2022.

Application deadlines:

Full-time study modeJuly 01, 2022  – for applicants from countries with visa regime
August 20, 2022  – for applicants from visa-free countries

Academic year 2022-2023 starts September 01, 2022

Apply now


1 Semester

2 Semester

  • Information Resources in Scientific Research (2 ECTS) 
  • High Voltage Technologies (2 ECTS) 
  • Mathematical Physics (3 ECTS) 
  • History and Methodology of Science (3 ECTS)
  • Scientific Discourse (3 ECTS)
  • Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer (4 ECTS)
  • Renewable Energy (4 ECTS)
  • Investment Management (3 ECTS)
  • Energy Economics (3 ECTS)
  • Steam and Gas Turbines (4 ECTS)
  • Foreign Language in Professional Activities (4 ECTS)
  • Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer (3 ECTS)
  • Thermal Power Plants (3 ECTS)
  • Power Supply Systems for Enterprises (2 ECTS)
  • Modeling of Vaporization Processes (2 ECTS)
  • Internship (Obtaining Primary Skills in Software Operation Related to Professional Activities) (10 ECTS)
  • Internship (Obtaining Primary Professional Skills) (6 ECTS)
  • Turbine-Driven Compressors (4 ECTS)
  • Thermal Hydraulics (2 ECTS)

3 Semester

4 Semester

  • Combined Cycle Power Plants (5 ECTS)
  • Operating Modes of Thermal Power Plants (3 ECTS)
  • Innovation Management (2 ECTS)
  • Scientific and Research Work (8 ECTS)
  • Career Adaptability (5 ECTS)
  • Logistics in Energy (2 ECTS)
  • Network Problems and Electrical Systems (3 ECTS)
  • Preparation and Defense of the Master’s Thesis (6 ECTS)
  • Pre-graduation Internship (9 ECTS)
  • Project Internship (17 ECTS)


Public and professional accreditation by the international accreditation Commission Evalag and the National accreditation Council "National center for professional and public accreditation"


Alena Aleshina