Mission of the Representative Office

Representation and protection of the university’s interests in People’s Republic of China and other countries of Asia-Pacific Region, stimulation of international cooperation in education, research and development and the public sphere.


Competitive growth and profile raising of SPbPU as a leading research and educational center, innovative and entrepreneurial university of PRC and other countries of Asia-Pacific region.


General objectives

  • Promoting contacts and cooperation with Chinese and international scholars, experts, academic and research institutions, industrial enterprises and companies, governmental agencies and NGOs;
  • Providing international counterparts with up-to-date information regarding the University’s activities;
  • Compiling and analyzing information regarding cooperation opportunities with international partners and disseminate it via the University communication channels;
  • Promoting the University in this region as a place of innovation, creativity and international repute.

Educational objectives

  • Promoting the University’s degree and training programs in China and the region;
  • Designing and implementing marketing campaigns to attract talented students;
  • Cooperating in degree programs development;
  • Building international partnerships and networks with international partners in China and the region;
  • Developing academic mobility programs.

Scientific objectives

  • Organizing a permanent scientific and technology exhibition of SPbPU in the Representative office, extending the capacities of technology transfer and commercialization of the results of intellectual activity;
  • Preparation of joint applications for grant competitions together with academics from Chinese and other foreign universities;
  • Involving the university’s laboratories in cooperation with projects initiated by partners from PRC and other countries in the region;
  • Direct interaction with innovative Chinese and international companies, industrial enterprises, Ministry of Science and Technology of China;
  • Managing the functional platform of the technology park “Polytechnic” in China based on the Representative Office.