Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Tallinn University of Technology

Partner University: Lappeenranta University of Technology, Tallinn University of Technology

Place of Study: Russia, Estonia/Finland
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science in Robotics and Mechatronics (ITMO University), Master of Science (TalTech / LUT)*
Duration: 2 years, including two semesters at TalTech / LUT for double-degree specializations, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 09 August 2022
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, AI, Control and Optimization, Systems Engineering, CAD, Computer Vision, and Signal Processing**
Tuition Fee: 305,000 rubles/year for international students

Career options

Graduates of the program can become experts in robot-enabled manipulation and manufacturing, autonomous ground, water, and air vehicles and smart transportation, wearable, collaborative, and medical robotics; medicine, namely, surgical robotic technologies, development of various types of exoskeletons and mobile platforms for patients’ transportation, as well as robotic limbs construction. They can also work at research institutions and design offices (design and construction of complex technical systems). As a whole, graduates will be in high demand in all spheres that use machines and equipment that need to be properly maintained and duly repaired.

Program description 

The program includes several specializations.

Designed for English-speaking students, the specialization offers various courses. Students can create their own learning tracks by choosing certain disciplines from the list and become researchers or developers in the field of hardware design or robot programming. All courses are conducted in English. 

The specialization offers a double-degree option with the Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland. Its key focus lies in the fields of computer design systems, simulation modeling, and control of mechatronic complexes.

The specialization offers a double-degree option with Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia. The program pays special attention to systems for sensing, controlling, transferring, and processing information for biomechatronic systems, including smart prostheses and orthoses, as well as distributed robotic systems and Internet of Things devices.

Program content

* Double-degree option is to be confirmed.

** Admission Requirements: excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English. For admission to the partner university, IELTS or TOEFL certificates may be required (for co-educational programs)

The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully. Please be informed that applicants for double-degree track will be chosen on competitive basis if this option is confirmed and available.

List of entrance examination questions

Program review

Want to know more? Read an article by ITMO.NEWS and the stories of international students at the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence program to learn more about the major and their experiences:


"I had chosen this field because I wanted to change my career direction

to be more connected to the tendencies of the fourth industrial revolution.

I absolutely recommend it! Russia is a unique and great country with high-quality education.

 I see Russia far ahead in the field of information technology."



Vitor Figueiredo, a student of the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence​ program




"I think ITMO will always be at the top. It is always trying to apply new teaching methods.

The professors are at a high level, and the university gives students

many opportunities to develop themselves."


Farshid Amini, a student of the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence​ program



How to apply?

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