Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Place of Study: Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science in Robotics and Applied Artificial Intelligence
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Application Deadline: 04 August 2024
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, robotics, control systems, computer science, electrical engineering or AI, with excellent/good grades; CV & Motivation Letter; upper-intermediate level of English.
Tuition Fee: 429,000 rubles per year

Program description 

The program aims to train researchers and developers with a distinctive set of competencies at the intersection of robotics and artificial intelligence who exhibit a systematic and critical thinking and can solve complex tasks using a range of industrial and service robotics apps associated with the development of mathematical, algorithmical, and program software to design, optimize, and humanize robots, organize human-machine and machine-to-machine interactions, as well as systems for traffic planning, automatic control, and decision-making.

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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.

Our graduates work at Sber, Geoscan, StarLine, Diakont, Taurus-Fenix, Russian Railways, etc.

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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





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