St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPSUACE) is the oldest Civil Engineering higher educational establishment in Russia.
Main fields of activity:
Training specialists at BEng and MEng levels as well as graduated engineers and architects, scientific and teaching personnel (PhD and DSc levels)
Their continuing education and professional development. Fundamental and applied scientific research.
Spreading knowledge in science and engineering, environment, economics and other fields.
The University offers courses of studies at 4 full-time Institutes as well as at the evening and correspondence departments and the faculty of advanced training. It possesses an extensive portfolio of postgraduate and research degree (PhD and DSc) programmes, Its staff and resources provide support for the Advanced Training Centre for Automobile Transport and Highway System Specialists, Project Management Training and Consulting Centre, as well as for a driving school, preparatory department for Russian and foreign applicants, Russian and foreign languages courses. The academic personnel at 48 SPSUACE departments include 570 lecturers and instructors, among them 5 correspondent members of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering Science, 42 acting and correspondent members of other academies of sciences, 86 DSc, professors, and 338 Candidates of sciences (PhD), assistant professors. Administration and auxiliary staff consist of more than 1000 people and ensure the necessary teaching levels. The student body totals 5100 students.