Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts

Alexander S. Turgaev
Rector SPbGUKI
Honored Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation,
Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor



Today, St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts is one of the largest centers for advanced training of specialists in the field of culture and arts, the leader of the Russian humanitarian creative education. Our University is the largest university of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

SPbGUKI  has a unique team of professors (most of them hold academic degrees and titles), folk and Honored Artists of the USSR, Russia, Honored Scientists, Honored Art Workers of Higher and deserved Russian school.

Faculties, departments and centers of the University provide training for thousands of students. The main fields of activity are the educational library and information work, museum studies, socio-cultural activities and folk art creation. Being received at the basic educational program undergraduate, graduate and specialties. In graduate school SPbGUKI under preparation of the teaching staff, working dissertation councils.


Modern information technologies use multimedia hardware and software. Educational work is carried out in close cooperation with cultural institutions based on joint information resources (virtual museum, Automated Library Information System) with a number of major libraries and museums of St. Petersburg.