Industrial & Civil Engineering

Industrial and Civil Engineering in Russia: Unique Experience of Design and Construction in Saint Petersburg

In the scope of this summer school we offer you to study the design, calculation and construction of industrial and civil buildings; take part in real laboratory tests of different construction materials; visit industrial and construction sites of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region and see the UNESCO world heritage sites.

American students during summer school at SPbGASU

SPbGASU Faculty of Civil Engineering presents a 2-week summer school focusing on architectural and engineering constructions, geotechnics, technology of building materials and metrology.

Program updates are available in autumn 2022

***Please note, this program, including classes and professors, is subject to change. A final program will be available later.

Through a challenging and demanding series of classes, as well as laboratory work and study tours to plants, building-sites, leading companies, and specialized museums; presented with a state-of-the-art information and technology, this course seeks to impart knowledge and to combine research with a practical context.

The summer school program includes visiting the constructions sites, plants and technical objects of Saint Petersburg demonstrating the construction methods and euipment used in the industry.

Teachers of Industrial & Civil Engineering Summer School 2021

Who can apply

Bachelor, Master and PhD students in the field of architecture and engineering

Technical tour to the plant producing ceramic brick
Visiting the construction site of one-storey supermarket
Students visiting the plant producing reinforced concrete elements

Why Come to International Summer School

✔ Get acquainted with the methods of design, calculation, construction and operation of buildings and structures for industrial and civil purposes

✔ Visit the production and construction sites of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, testing laboratories, museums, unique archives of SPbGASU library

✔ Take part in real tests of building materials and products using modern equipment

✔ Discuss and exchange ideas with professors, research associates and other participants during and after classes that enhance the personal experience and bring best benefits to all participants

✔ See the unique historical and cultural monuments of St. Petersburg related to the UNESCO World Heritage

✔ Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of one of the most beautiful cities in Russia


  • No visa is required (CIS citizens)/the applicant has Russian visa – June 17, 2023
  • European Union citizens – June 1, 2023
  • Russian visa is required – May 17, 2023

Tuition fee: 400 euro.

Credits earned: 4 ECTS for 2-weeks course.

Tuition Fee includes the visa invitation; tuition; tutorial materials and transfers to construction sites and companies (accommodation and cultural program are NOT included).

Summer school manager

Vladimir Elistratov, PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Architectural and Engineering Constructions SPbGASU

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