Advanced Data Transfer Systems

Place of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 09 August 2022
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Physics, Engineering or relevant fields, with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English*
Tuition Fee: 350,000 rubles/year for international students

Career options

Graduates will be able to pursue their careers as researchers in the fields of semiconductor nanostructures and photonic materials. The program aims to train world-class specialists with various competencies, from fundamentals of materials physics, theory and practice of the synthesis of photonic materials, physics and technology of semiconductor structures, straight to applied aspects of the design and fabrication of modern optical devices and systems in advanced data transfer. Students will acquire in-depth expertise in the fields of modeling, design, synthesis and research of semiconductor nanostructures, particularly in nanocrystals and quantum dots, key features of dielectric materials (ceramics, glasses and glass-ceramics), as well as their use in the development of devices and systems for semiconductor electronics, waveguide photonics, and nonlinear, diffractive, interference, biomedical, sensory, and display optics.


Program description

The development of optics, optical electronics and laser technologies is impossible without materials with unique physical properties. These materials are used for the fabrication of photonic structures for lasers, LEDs, photodetectors, photovoltaic cells, high-performance recording devices, as well as devices for information processing, data storage, communications, computer technologies, and the development of energy-saving technologies, biomedicine, sensors, etc. As the study of such materials is currently conducted as part of global international projects, the Master’s program at ITMO is carried out with the participation of the university’s international and Russian partners.

Program сontent

The list of entrance examination questions

To apply, please fill in the application form and follow our step-by-step application guide for more details.*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully.

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