Chemistry of Applied Materials

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 chemistry, chemical engineering or related fields with excellent/good grades, CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of the English language (B2 according to CEFR)*
Tuition Fee: 305,000 rubles/year for international students

Career options

Specialists with a deep understanding of chemistry and materials will be in high demand in research, innovation, and development sectors. Graduates’ backgrounds in chemistry and material science will undoubtedly be demanded at leading scientific institutions and industries both in Russia and abroad. They can work in various companies and holdings in the following fields: medical, pharmaceutical, environmental, food, chemical, physiological, biotechnological, engineering, etc. 

Program description 

This interdisciplinary program focuses on the modern aspects of nanotechnology for chemistry and material science. Special emphasis is placed on the engineering of functional nanoarchitectures for catalysis, biomedical applications, and photonics.


The program

The program is delivered under the aegis of SCAMT Lab (Solution Chemistry of Advanced Materials and Technologies), the ITMO department specializing in hybrid materials creation by soft solution chemical methods in nanomaterial science and development of biomedical, optical materials, and advanced industrial materials. 

Students can perform research projects in one of the research groups or work on their own startups at an industrial laboratory. 

Research groups:

The program combines state-of-the-art computational and practical aspects of material sciences and nanotechnology and effectively bridges material sciences and information technologies, strategic research areas pursued at ITMO University.

Program сontent

*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully.

List of entrance examination questions

Student review

Want to know more? Read the stories of international students at the Chemistry of Applied Materials program to learn more about the major and their experiences:


"My favorite things about ITMO are: it has highly professional staff and a well-equipped

educational infrastructure with laboratories.

It also possesses a practice-oriented educational system, and has a diversity of students

from all over the world."


Weini Teweldebrhan, a student of the Chemistry of Applied Materials​ program




"I found the specialization “Energy and resource-saving processes

in chemical technology, petrochemistry, and biotechnology", which was part of my dreams.

 I liked ITMO's philosophy of “It’s more than a University”

and its capabilities for integration and adaptation of international students."


Tsegai Tekle, a student of the Chemistry of Applied Materials​​ program



How to apply?

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