St. Petersburg, Russia


when 21 January 2019 - 1 February 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 575

The School provides the unique opportunity to attend intensive academic program of leading professors from Russia and abroad. The study plan is composed of seminars and lectures in gas / steam/ micro turbines and CFD modelling and also includes practical tasks, technical games and team work. All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad. Besides studying at the Polytechnic university participants also visit leading energy companies.

The following topics will be covered during the School:
- Today and Future Strategies and Technologies for Gas Turbines;
- Steam Turbines;
- Gas Turbines;
- Microturbines.

Thanks to the support provided by the companies of the energy sector of St. Petersburg, students attending the School will have the opportunity of visiting the South-West Power Plant with the modern CHP cycle.

Lectures will be held in English in the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University from January 21 2019 to February 1 2019. At the end of the School participants will receive a certificate of attendance and 5 ECTS credits. All studies are developed accordingly to the European requirements and can be recognized as a period abroad.

The School is the ideal playground for young people motivated to continue their studies in the field of turbomachinery.

Course leader

The Institute of Energy and Transport Systems of the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Russia).
Contact persons - coordinators: Mrs. Alena Aleshina (, Mrs. Ekaterina Sokolova (

Target group

The coursel is opened for Russian and foreign students with specialized background in Turbomachinery or Mechanical Engineering. Basic knowledge in thermodynamics, steam and gas turbines is required.

Course aim

The Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University is a large Russian technical university, encompassing a number of long-standing, high-profile scientific schools and holding an impressive track record of undisputed achievements in research, education and innovation. The strategic goal of SPbPU is the modernization and development of the university into a leading globally competitive research and education center for integrating interdisciplinary research and world-class technologies.
Our School give you a fantastic opportunity to experience a nice combination of taking studies seriously in our smart University and having fun in our charming city!

Credits info

5 EC
Participants will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the winter school and all necessary documentation to validate the course at their home university.

Fee info

EUR 575: The course fees include all lectures, practical section, course material, company visits and cultural program. Tuition fee is fixed in rubles (40 000 RUB) and in EUR depends on a currency exchange rate and can vary.

The cultural program includes:
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
- Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg;
- Russian language & culture class;
- Farewell party.


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