Biotechnology in Saint-Petersburg State Chemical and Pharmaceutical University

Bachelor’s program


Faculty of Drug Industrial Technology





Tel. + 7 812-499-39-02, ext. 3010



Awards and achievements. The educational program was ranked many times among Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia.

Teaching staff. Training is provided by 15 departments and three research and educational centers (RECs), over 150 teachers, 80% of whom have academic degrees of Doctors and Candidates of Sciences. The degree-granting department is the Department of Biotechnology.

Facilities and resources. The departments have state-of-the-art laboratory analytical and process equipment. To activate research, the university established the Center of Molecular and Cell Technologies. The university established the REC of Immunobiotechnology at the premises of Saint Petersburg Research Institute of Vaccines and Serums and the REC of Technology of Recombinant Proteins in cooperation with the BIOCAD innovative biotechnology company. The departments and RECs participate in practical training of students.

Research. Teachers conduct research on technologies and methods for extracting and purifying biologically active substances (BAS) produced by microbiological synthesis, on obtaining and studying the pharmacological effect of BAS  to produce innovative medicines.

Education. Classes are conducted offline using digital learning technologies in the electronic information and educational environment.

Strategic partners. The university focuses on practical training, so it maintains contacts with its strategic partners - pharmaceutical companies such as BIOCAD, Geropharm, Samson Med, etc. Students have an opportunity to attend educational modules taught by companies' specialists in the form of lectures, hands-on classes, master classes. Upon completion of the educational module, students take a test and are interviewed. The students with better scores undertake summer work placements at pharmaceutical enterprises located in Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, the USA, and other countries.

International projects and programs. The university implements a wide range of innovative educational projects with the world's top international pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, Novartis, Abbott, etc.

Competitive advantages. This program is a unique program that trains biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry specialists. Graduates are always in high demand in the labor market.

Assistance and support for international students and teachers. The languages of instruction are Russian and English. International students are accommodated in a dormitory.

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