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About studying at Saint-Petersburg University of Management and Economic for international students



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Dear friends!

Welcome to the corporate portal of Saint Petersburg University of Management Technologies and Economics.

UMTE is one of the largest educational institutions in Russia which provides European education in Russia.
The University has modern teaching facilities and aids, over 70 computer classes, and a library with holdings over 600 thousand copies of special, scientific and academic books.
Over 20 thousand students, learners, doctoral candidates and postgraduate students annually receive training at the University in 76 specializations that are currently in great demand under present-day economic conditions.
UMTE teaching staff numbers over one and a half thousand persons and has a powerful scientific potential in basic and applied research. Training at UMTE is conducted by over 40 full members and corresponding members of the Russian and international academies of sciences, about 200 doctors of science and professors, 690 candidates of science and associate professors.
The University is called one of the leading higher education establishments in Russia because we were the first to prove in practice that modern society needs advanced teaching technologies and a variety of teaching programs. 

By using the efficient lifelong education system pre-institution, higher, post-institution and additional professional training - UMTE has set the stage for creation of university training-scientific-innovative complexes. To meet the needs of modern society the University uses advanced teaching technologies and a variety of study programs.

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President of St. Petersburg University of Management and Economics, Doctor of Economics, Professor.Fellow of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.Full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation.
Victor A. Gnevko

Virtual tour

Last News

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the International Week hosted by the Institute of International programs, which will be held on 20 24 March, 2017.

During this week you will have a possibility:

  • to get practical information about international programs and student ex mobility,
  • to visit the lecture of foreign professors,
  • to become a member of the international organization AIESEC,
  • to purchase an ISIC student card etc.

20.03. International day of happiness. Special program for 1st year students of the Institute of International Programs
21.03. (13:50-15:20) Student ex experience Presentation
22.03. (9:00-11:30) Meeting with Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
23.03. (11:40-15:20) ISIC presentation
24.03. (13:50-15:20) AIESEC presentation
Working language: Russian / English
International Office:

  • 44 Lermontovsky prospect, Room 554
  • Phone: +7 (812) 313- 02-43
  • e-mail:

TUAS senior lecturer Prof. Juhana Lounela visited UMTE on February, 9, 2017 to discuss the development plan of the Innovation project. During his visit Prof. Lounela met with the Head of the International Office Ksenia Nagornaya and Senior Specialist Ekaterina Riabinina. Nowadays UMTE collaborate with TUAS in many project and ex programs. The Innovation project is the new step of partnership between universities. The idea is to gathering UMTE and TUAS students to develop business life of the future. Innovation project is a cooperation project offering students the possibility to develop solutions for the business. During the course students will work in 4-6 persons groups on concentrating issues like marketing communication, leadership of future or innovative future processes at the selected business area (real company assignments). The purpose of the project is:

  • to work in international group with Russian and Finnish students,
  • to provide students experience of innovate product/service for the Russian/Finnish company,
  • to deepen collaboration between two universities,
  • to work in accordance of project and innovation pedagogy, to provide Russian students experience of learning without lectures and exams.

Juhana Lounela has been involved on this kind of courses in Finland since 2009. The idea and concept of the course has been mentioned regional strategy of South-Western Finland.
Prof. Lounela has long experience on working in Russia and he will visit UMTE for the second FIRST teaching session with TUAS international students in April. Parties will discuss the detailed plan of the intensive course including students, dates and practical arrangements. This kind of joint course would be necessary to support and deepen collaboration at educational field.

11 students different universities located in Belgium, Germany, Italy and Netherlands have successfully completed their studies at Saint-Petersburg University of Management Technologies and Economics in frames of academic mobility.
The students were not only assisting classes on various major subjects of their choice, but they were also studying Russian at the Institute of International programs of UMTE and participating in entertaining students events at the university. One student of UNINT University (Italy) Matteo Falcioni triumphantly performed at the students festival Kaleidoscope and the New Years concert. Another student the same Italian University Lorenzo Maria Nati has gain the main prize of the competition Mister University.
In the whole, international students stayed happy with their experience in Saint-Petersburg and their choice of the university. They have not only acquiredvaluable academic knowledge but also lived real students life full of joy and performance at one of the best private universities of Russia.

On November, 2 2016 Saint-Petersburg University of Management Technologies and Economics welcomed the international students and lecturers of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences. During the visit UMTE and Kajaani UAS students took part in the seminar Intercultural Communication Cultural Briefing. Cultural briefing is the process of finding out about another culture, especially in preparation for a period of residence, a business trip or a longer holiday. Students got a task: Imagine that the international students need to prepare for a 6-month work practice in Russia, St. Petersburg. The Russian students are there to give them the basic cultural info they should know before the practice period. Also Kajaani UAS guests visited the Baltika Brewery. Visiting the company is all about getting a better insight of the factory processes of a manufacturing company and how it works in Russia.

The festival will take place on the 17th of November, 2016. This year the Festival coincides with the World Students Day. World Students Day is a celebration of multiculturalism, diversity and cooperation among students across the globe. That is why we decided to unite two events in one for bringing students of all nationalities and cultures together for one big group. This event kicks off all the fun of World Students Day and shows the unity of all students at UMTE.

All the ex students are welcomed to take part in this event!

1. You can represent your home country, town and nation or show your talent.
2. Contact the international office if you need any help
3. Dont forget to come to the rehearsal (October 31, 2016)
4. Celebrate the day with UMTE (17th of November, 2016)

Below you can find the list of performances.

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