Saint Petersburg State University
Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет
|Latin: Universitas Petropolitana|
|Motto||Hic tuta perennat |
(Here all in safety lasts)
7/9 Universitetskaya Emb., 199034,
|Campus||Both urban and suburban|
|Colours||Terracotta and gray|
|Mascot||Boris the Funny Looking Owl|
St Petersburg University (SPbU, Saint Petersburg State University; Russian: СПбГУ, Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет) is a Russian university based in Saint Petersburg. It is the oldest and one of the largest universities in Russia.
Schools[change | change source]
- Many universities treats applied mathematics as part of mathematics. But SPbU separates them.
- Some universities include medical technology to technical departments. But SPbU treats them with dentistry.
- Faculty of Economics (*rus)
- School of International Relations (*rus)
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Medicine (*rus)
- Faculty of Oriental Studies (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Arts (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Philology (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Physics (*rus | *eng)
- Some universities handle physics as part of "Faculty of Science (and Engineering)". But SPbU has a faculty only for physics.
- Faculty of Political Science (*rus) (*rus | *eng)
- Faculty of Psychology (*rus | *eng)
- School of Journalism and Mass Communications (*rus | *eng)
Alumni[change | change source]
Saint Petersburg State University has produced a number of famous people. Their names are known in many fields.
- Vladimir Lenin: Founder of the Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union.
- Vladimir Putin: President of Russia
- Dmitry Medvedev: Former president of Russia
- Dalia Grybauskaitė: First female president of Lithuania
- Ivan Pavlov: Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1904 for research about the digestive system.
- Ilya Mechnikov: Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1908 for research about immunity.
- Leonid Kantorovich: Russian mathematician known for the Kantorovich theorem and his textbook. He is also a Nobel prize winner.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Фирменные цвета" [Signature colors] (in Russian). spbu.ru. Archived from the original on 2017-03-28. Retrieved 2017-03-28.
- "We have athletes who make us proud: Mikhail Konjaria on the end of the University sports season". spbu.ru. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
- Cambiaghi, M., & Sacchetti, B. (2015). Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849–1936). Journal of neurology, 262(6), 1599-1600.
- Zalkind, S. (2001). Ilya Mechnikov: his life and work. The Minerva Group, Inc..
- Kantorovich, L. V., & Akilov, G. P. (1959). Functional analysis in normalized spaces. Fizmatgis, Moskva.
- Kutateladze, S. S. (2011). Mathematics and economics of Leonid Kantorovich. arXiv preprint arXiv:1101.0984.