M.Sc. On Campus

Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems

ITMO University

24 months
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The Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems program at ITMO University blends both theoretical and practical competencies in the fields of chemistry, biology, physics, and instrumentation. It also includes scientific and methodological research in bioengineering, biotechnical and multisensory systems and technologies, research of real environments and objects, nanophotonics and optics.


Students can participate in scientific and applied projects by leading Russian and international universities and companies and acquire a practical background in solving real-world problems.

The university engages scientists, researchers, and experts to the program to provide an integrated approach to learning. Working in groups helps students acquire competencies in preparing and presenting the results of their research work to the scientific community and for publications in peer-reviewed journals. After finishing the program, graduates will be able to tackle professional challenges using the best available technology (BAT).

Career Options

The Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems program at ITMO University is carried out with the participation of several industrial enterprises, research and production associations, research institutes and universities of St. Petersburg, as well as leading universities in Europe, Asia, and America. This makes it possible for students to gain excellent knowledge and invaluable experience in various fields: industry, research, science, education, and administration. Graduates of the educational program can work at academic and departmental research institutes, expert centers, quality control laboratories, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as perform independent entrepreneurial activities. Many graduates prefer to continue their research activities and pursue their PhD and DSc in Russia and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Organization of Measurements and Legal Metrology 

  • Computer Simulation of Physical Processes 

  • Biotechnical Systems 

  • Industrial Control Systems at Specialized Enterprises

  • Nanomaterials in Bioengineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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, biotechnology, or laser technology, with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; the upper-intermediate level of English

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition Fee: TBA

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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