Saint-Petersburg State University
Faculty of Biology

Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Rus | Eng

To enrol in the summer course, please fill in this form and send it to Anna Gonchar - deadline extended till 1 March, 2018. (After this date please contact for information on waiting list -- we might still be able to consider your participation!).


This international course welcomes participants to take a unique insight into a variety of aspects of marine invertebrates’ biodiversity. This course has been specifically designed on the basis on long-term experience to meet emerging challenges of modern life sciences. The in-campus intro provides a quick dive into the topic and all the necessary basic knowledge. The fieldwork on the White Sea is a core part of the course. By entering this adventure you will:

Please find detailed course programme here.

Admission is competitive based on educational background and motivation essay. Acceptance decisions will be announced before 1 March 2018. We look forward to seeing you as our student!.

The course fee including tuition, accommodation and return travel between St Petersburg and the White Sea is estimated at ˆ750 (note that the price is now reduced by ˆ200 thanks to support from SPbU!).

You are welcome to contact to Anna Gonchar: anya.gonchar@gmail.com if you have any questions.