Saint Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation

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The University of Civil Aviation is the largest Russian aviation education center with a well-developed branch network in Khabarovsk, Yakutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Buguruslan, Vyborg.

The educational programs developed by the university and its modern infrastructure allow it to provide ongoing professional training of top-class specialists for Russia's aviation industry, including pilots, air traffic controllers, engineers, managers, economists, lawyers.
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Tuition fees per year, full-time study

Bachelor's programs from 236,000 RUB

Specialist's programs from 495,000 RUB

Master's programs from 366,020 RUB

PhD programs 305 000 RUB


  • The university's modern facilities and resources
  • Quality and continuity of training of air transport specialists based on modernization of educational programs, introduction of digital technologies, intensification of integration of the learning process, research and production
  • Highly qualified academic staff and instructors
  • Development of existing and new priority areas of air transport research, efficient use and building of research capacity
  • Expansion of international cooperation in implementation of educational programs and research

Internship and Career Opportunities

The university organizes and provides all kinds of internships and employment opportunities at enterprises of various economic sectors.

International graduates of the University of Civil Aviation from Angola, Morocco, Iraq, Egypt, Kenya, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and other countries are successfully employed by air transport enterprises all over the world.

Popular study programs

of secondary vocational education and higher professional education

Secondary vocational education

Saint Petersburg, Vyborg, Buguruslan, Krasnoyarsk, Khabarovsk, and Yakutsk

  • Flight Operation of Aircraft
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Technical Operation of Integrated Electric and Flight and Navigation Systems

Bachelor’s programs

  • Flight Operation of Civil Aircraft
  • Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Technical Operation and Maintenance of Aircraft and Engines
  • Transportation Management and Air Transport Management
  • Airworthiness Maintenance
  • Airport Operations Management
  • Transport Logistics
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Corporate Staff Management

Specialist’s programs

  • Flight Operations Management
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Master’s programs

  • Flight Operation Management
  • Airport Operations Management

PhD and doctoral programs

  • Engineering Sciences

Flight Operations Management/ Flight Operation of Civil Aircraft / Flight Operation of Aircraft

Civil aircraft pilots have solid piloting skills, know how to use navigation methods, and are capable of carrying out flight operation of an aircraft in accordance with operating instructions. They meet all the requirements applicable to commercial pilots up to world standards.

Aircraft Operation and Air Traffic Management / Air Traffic Management

Air traffic controllers have competencies in providing all types of air traffic service, methods of management and maintenance of air traffic service units, air traffic service regulations and procedures, and air space management procedures and regulations.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Aircraft maintenance engineers have competencies in the field of airplane and helicopter structures, maintenance of aircraft and engines, assessment of technical condition of aircraft equipment, control of efficient operation of aircraft equipment as well as skills in using technical documentation and regulations on aircraft equipment maintenance.

Modern flight and navigation procedure trainers and full flight simulators of training aircraft are used to maintain students' aviation skills during theoretical classes and to undergo practical navigation and flight training with the participation of instructors of the simulation center and flight and engineering center.

The university has 121 training aircraft and its own training aerodrome for safe and efficient operation of training aircraft in the daytime and at night.

The university's simulation facilities

  • Simulators such as Diamond DA 40NG, Cessna 172S, Diamond DA 42NG for initial training of commercial civil aviation pilots, An-148, B-737, A-320, CRJ-200 for continuing professional education
  • Air traffic control simulators such as Sintez, Navigator, Expert
  • Virtual simulator complex “Simulator Complex for Line Maintenance Checks of Mi 8МТВ Helicopter”
  • Virtual simulator complex “Technical Operation of Sukhoi Superjet 100 Airplane”

Contact Information

38, Pilotov Street, Saint Petersburg
+7 812 704-18-63

Admission Office
+7 812 704-15-57
+7 911 712-34-03

International Students Department

+7 812 704-18-97

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