24 months
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The Applied Genomics Master's at ITMO University is based on a unique concept that includes training in the competencies of genomic bioinformatics and experimental molecular biology. 


The aim of the Applied Genomics Master's at ITMO University is to train full-stack specialists in the field of genomics, capable of conducting their own full-cycle research. The program uses a project-based approach for the implementation of urgent scientific tasks, including the tasks of its industrial partners.

Benefits of the Program

The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in the fields of biology, genetics, chemistry, materials science and IT.


  • Prokaryote Genomics;
  • Plant Genomics;
  • Animals and Humans Genomics.

The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab, the leading ITMO lab specializing in interdisciplinary research in biology, genetics, chemistry, materials science, and IT.

Students can perform their projects in one of the following research groups:

  • Computational Modeling for the Design of Functional Materials;
  • Applied Genomics;
  • Molecular Robotics and Biosensor Materials.

The program offers students an opportunity to do their research and educational internship at the best universities around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence 
  • Foreign Language for Specific Purposes 
  • R&D Project Management 
  • Metagenomics
  • Transcriptomics 
  • Basics of Genetic Engineering / Plant Genomics / Epigenetics

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 Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics or related fields with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; 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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