Traditionally the venue of the main program will become the halls and lecture-rooms of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, as well as the library premises.
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. It is also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute — a recognized Russian and world-wide leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education. Currently it also remains at the leading positions in the rating of Russian engineering higher educational institutions.
More that 30 thousand students and postgraduates study at the university now, more than 3 thousand of them are foreign citizens from 98 countries. The university provides educational programs in the following areas: engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technologies.
The main building of the university was constructed more than 100 years ago, but it still keeps traditions and atmosphere of many generations of researchers and professors. The university campus buildings are located in beautiful park.
Majestic interiors of the main reading hall and some other departments and organically combined with modern equipment and networking technologies. Departments involved in information creation and provision, are joined in Information Library Complex.
E-resources have become the important part of the information provision for education and research. The institutional repository of the university started from 2000, had grown to the rich collection of e-resources with 17 thousand titles, including monographs, text-books, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations.
The center of digital reprography possess unique equipment for creation of digital copies of documents from the library collection and university treasures.