24 months
6284 EUR/year
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In this Advances and Applications in Plasma Physics programme from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) you will gain basic background and research experience in the top of modern physics.


In this Advances and Applications in Plasma Physics programme Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) you will gain excellent analytical, critical and problem solving skills.

Key Points

  • potential to R&D in a variety of fields
  • communication and study skills: ability to manage their own learning and to make use of primary research sources and reviews
  • transferable skills necessary for employment: initiative, decision making and ability to undertake further professional training

Additional Benefits:

Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - St. Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!

Programme Structure

Courses inluded:

  • Numerical codes in plasma physics 
  • Plasma electrodynamics
  • Scientific physics workshop
  • Physics of edge plasma
  • Elective Courses
  • Students’ R&D 


After completing the master’s program, students will have the skills necessary for a successful career as a physics researcher  in a wide variety of fields: from modeling physical processes in plasma systems to developing new devices and performing research on them.

PhD students in leading European and World Universities and Plasma Physics Institues, International Organization ITER


  • Professor Vladimir A. Rozhansky
  • Professor Vladimir Yu. Sergeev

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Academic year: September 01 - end of June. Academic year consists of 2 semesters (September-January and February-June).




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You are kindly required to fill in an on-line application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at SPbPU web-site.

  • Bachelor in Physics, Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science or similar. 
  • English language proficiency B+ level. 
  • Basic knowledge of Electrodynamics and Statistical physics is required. 
  • Entrance examination. 
  • Interview with the program coordinator.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6284 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6284 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6284 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6284 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • 367 800 Rubles

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.


• Polytech accepts students who received a Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education scholarship (so-called quota) that covers tuition fees as well. 

To apply for the quota -  https://education-in-russia.com -  

• You can also participate in the International Olympiad "Open Doors: Russian Scholarship project" co-organized by Polytechnic University. The winners have an opportunity to pursue their Master's and PhD degrees for free. The Olympiad is intended for both international applicants and SPbPU students in their final years of Bachelor's, Specialist's, or Master's studies http://opendoors.spbstu.ru/english.html

The qualifying round will start in September 2022 and will end in December 2022.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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