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Materials of Photonics

ITMO University

24 months
4373 USD/year
4098 USD/year
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The Materials of Photonics program at ITMO University trains highly qualified professionals to pursue their future careers as leading engineers and technicians: development engineers, designers, and researchers in the fields of advanced materials and photonics technologies. 


Key Facts

The Materials of Photonics program at ITMO University is designed for those interested in materials science. Students study the microstructure and physical properties of various materials, as well as examine key aspects of modern materials science requiring advanced mathematical tools, computer modeling, and numeral experiments. Special attention is paid to optical, thermal, and mechanical properties of low-dimensional systems.

Students deal with the development and research of semiconductor materials and nanostructures in lasers, LEDs, quantum photodetectors, and solar cells. As a result, they receive fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the fields of modeling, design, synthesis, and research of photonic materials. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Technologies 
  • High Tech Business Creation 
  • Thinking (Conceptual Analysis of Scientific Trends) 
  • Negotiations, Influence and Conflict Management
  • International Research Management Essentials
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of optical science, technical physics, materials science, photonics engineering with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; 
  • the upper-intermediate level of English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4373 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4373 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4098 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4098 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 297,000 rubles per year for Russian students
  • 317,000 rubles per year 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.


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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