Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

Objective of the Programme: Unique double-degree program of ITMO University and Aalto University, Finland in the cutting-edge field of Physics and Technology of Nanostructures. Study with the best professors and become a pro.
Language: English
The program is focused: for applicants with an applicable bachelor's degree, fluent in English and planning a future career in high-tech international companies, both in Russia and abroad.

The program is a master’s degree one in the field of photonics and nanosciences. The main objective of the Course is to combine the study and research in one process using the possibilities that are open through international cooperation. The Master's program includes nowadays physical and engineer disciplines, such as Photonics, Nanotechnology, Optoinformatics, Microfabrication, Practical use of Nanostructures etc., studied at two universities. Much attention is paid to research and hands-on work of students.Scientific and educational laboratories with new research and technological equipment allow to get a good practical training.

Teaching staff: ITMO professors and associate professors and professors of foreign partner universities (Aalto University, Finland)
Length of program: 2 years (4 semesters), including 2 semesters at partner University.
Contact details:

Department of Optical Physics and Modern Natural Sciences

ITMO University

14, Birzhevaya liniya, St-Petersburg, 199034 Russia
Anatoly V. Fedorov, Head of Department
E-mail: [email protected] 

Andrei V. Ivanov, Senior Researcher 
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner Companies: There's a possibility of internship in partner companies in St. Petersburg

Key facts


Admission requirements

A completed academic Bachelor's degree (or first cycle degree) in the fields of IT, Communications or equivalent with good/excellent grades. Upper-intermediate level of English.

Admission procedure 

Application deadline is September 15th. Applicants may find additional information with the coordinator of the program.

Start of the program

Winter semester - September 15

Duration of the program

2 years (4 semesters), including 2 semesters at partner University.

Program workload

120 ECTS

Degrees awarded

·         Master of Science (ITMO)

·         Master of Science (Aalto University, Finland)

Tuition fees

192 000 rubles per year

Additional Program Information

Contact the school for information