24 months
3008 EUR/year
2786 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The main purpose of the Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems program at ITMO University  is to train highly qualified specialists in the field of instrument engineering, with knowledge in the field of computer modeling, analysis of biological objects and systems, the creation of biomaterials. 

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The program provides competencies in the area of biotechnology and bioengineering, biopolymers, information systems and modeling, molecular spectroscopy, analytical and physical chemistry, the basics of automation of biotechnical processes and production, etc.

Partner University: New Mexico Highlands University, École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay

Career Options: 

Training of Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems program at ITMO University  is carried out with the participation of a number of industrial enterprises, research and production associations, research institutes and Universities of St. Petersburg, as well as leading universities in Europe, Asia and America, which makes it possible to obtain excellent knowledge and invaluable experience in various fields: industrial; research; scientific and educational; administrative. 

The skills obtained during the training can be successfully applied in almost all enterprises and laboratories of chemical and petrochemical profile, as well as in the metallurgical, food and pharmaceutical industries. Many graduates choose to continue their research activities as part of continuing education in PhD in Russian or foreign universities, as well as joint PhD programs

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Creative technologies / Methodology of project management (Entrepreneurial culture)
  • Thinking
  • Negotiations, conflict management and influence techniques/ Business and scientific ethics, organization of scientific research/ Internationalization of scientific research
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Information technologies in science and education
  • Mathematical modeling of physical processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note that obtaining an invitation and a visa will take at least a month. We ask you to apply for the Master’s program before July 15, in order to take the entrance exams and receive your documents in due time.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of engineering or biotechnology or laser technology, with excellent/good grades; 
  • CV & motivation letter; the upper-intermediate level of English. 
  • For admission to the partner university IELTS or TOEFL may be required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3008 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3008 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2786 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2786 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 251,000 rubles for Russian students
  • 271,000 rubles for international students

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

34733 - 58700 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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