Question: I'm an italiian guy, with a BSc and a MSc in Meteorology (Università "Parthenope" di Napoli), who wants to know if there any chance to start a PhD with SPBU. And if there is, how can I apply?
The answer of Acting for Head of Admission Directorate Alexandr V. Babich:
International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis and to places funded by the Russian Government (Scholarship includes tuition fee and academic scholarship).
Admission information about places funded by the Russian Government is published at the web-site of the University.
Information about places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis is available here.
Here you may find information about tuition fees for last year (tuition fees for 2015-2016 academic year will be publish before the 1st of June).
You also need to submit Diploma of your previous education with legalization with diploma's notarized transcript (it should be notarized in Russia or in Russian embassy). You also should have an application for Admission to an educational program, copy of an identity document with the indication of nationality and photographs 3 x 4 (4 pieces), made during the calendar year.A list of full requirement you may find here.
We regret to inform you that SPbSU does not offer any Ph.D programs in Meteorology.
List of PH.D programs you may find here.
Please mind, that all Ph.D programs are offered in Russian. If you want to join Russian language courses first in order to improve your language skills, please, see information here.
If you will need any further information, please, do not hesitate to contact International Admissions Office by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone: (812) 328-32-91.