St.Petersburg, Russia

Doing Business in Russia

online course
when 5 July 2021 - 23 July 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

Doing e-business in Russia

The goal of this course is to provide students information about e-commerce market entry strategies in Russia. Trainings will provide knowledge and skills in working with the main tools and channels for promoting a good or service in a digital environment.

ECTS: 2.0



Entrepreneurship in Russia

The main goal of this course is to acquaint students with the theory of entrepreneurship and provide them with practical skills in opening and doing business in Russia.

ECTS: 1.0



International accounting: the analysis of investment potential of Russian international companies

The course provides students with comprehensive introduction to the financial analysis and is aimed on the assessment of investment potential of Russian international companies on the basis of calculation of major financial indicators.

ECTS: 1.0



Business Marketing (with emphasis to Russian market)

This course is aimed at developing students’ competences in making a marketing strategy from a scratch based on the marketing-mix. Intensive training focused on building up their skills in conducting marketing research, interpreting the results and organizing the work of marketing department in fit with the results provided. Students get acquainted with the uniqueness of marketing in Russia.

ECTS: 1.0



Russian language

Students are divided into groups depending on the entrance test results. By the end of the course students should improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students will be able to improve their understanding of Russian native speakers (in the bounds of the covered lexical and grammar material); to maintain dialogues on particular topics using words and grammar studied.

ECTS: 1.0



Cultural program

Socio-cultural program of extracurricular activities and networking events are included*:

Online format:

- Online Pub Quiz;
- Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
- Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

On-site format:

- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city;
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
- Pub Quiz in the city center of St. Petersburg;
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price);
- Excursion to Peterhof palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price)

*All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Course leader

Professors and lecturers:

Oksana Evseeva, Associate Professor, D.Sc;
Olesia Kuzakova, Associate Professor, D.Sc;
Aleks Krasnov, Assistant Professor, PhD;
Alexei Trykov, Assistant Professor, PhD;
Irina Gladkikh and Irina Baranova, Associate Professo

Target group

Entrance requirements

Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
Applicants are expected to have at least 1 year of University level studies.

Credits info

4 EC
ECTS credits: 4 (2 weeks); 6 (3 weeks)

Fee info

EUR 270: Online format: 270 eur (2 weeks), 395 (3 weeks)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips (for on-site format) and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).
EUR 510: On-site format: 510 eur (2 weeks), 690 (3 weeks)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips (for on-site format) and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).