Students acquire profound knowledge and practical skills both in general professional disciplines of the “Photonics and optical information technologies” subject area, and in such specialized professional disciplines as “Optical communication lines and quantum communications”, “Optical systems for recording, storing and displaying of information”, “Femtosecond optics and femtotechnologies”.
It is important to note that the students spend more than 50% of the time working at the scientific laboratories and centers of the International Institute of Photonics and Optical Information Technologies, and such innovative industrial companies as Quantum Communications LLC, gaining practical skills of implementing projects commissioned by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the industry.
development and operation of optical and quantum devices and systems for the transmission, processing and recording of information;
development and operation of lasers and laser systems for various purposes, including using femtosecond technologies;
development and operation of fiber-quantum communications and networks;
software development for photonics and optical information technologies systems creation.
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- Foreign Language in Professional Activity
- Applied Artificial Intelligence
- Mathematical Methods of Computer Technology in Scientific Research
- Femtosecond Optics and Femtotechnology
- Fiber and Integrated Optics
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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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.
DisciplinesPhysics Informatics & Information Sciences General Engineering & Technology View 21 other Masters in Physics in Russia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in the field of Optics/Photonics or equivalent, 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
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International3518 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3518 EUR per year during 24 months.
National3296 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3296 EUR per year during 24 months.
- 297,000 rubles for Russian students
- 317000 rubles for international students
Living costs for Saint Petersburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?
- United States
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.