Art & Science

Place of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Innovation Science (ITMO University)
Duration: 2 years, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 08 August 2022
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English proved by an international language certificate*
Tuition Fee: 305,000 rubles/year for international students

Discover more at the program's website!

Career options

Graduates of the program may become artists in the field of art & science; art entrepreneurs or creators of their own projects and startups in art & science; museum or independent curators; museum designers; graphic designers and 3D modelers at hi-tech companies; science illustrators; and artists who work with hi-tech innovations for the enterprise industrial cluster. Moreover, specialists with a Master’s degree can pursue their PhD in art & science.

Program description

The first Art & Science program in Russia is designed for those people wishing to overcome any disciplinary boundaries. It helps students who are already engaged in the artwork and are in search of new ways to express their creative initiatives master skills necessary for working in science and engineering. At the same time, the program aims to reveal the creative potential of those who have hands-on experience in the fields of IT and computer science, robotics, photonics, or biotechnology, and who are seeking new ways of development and communication.

The program offers several specializations:

Program сontent

*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully.

List of entrance examination questions

Program review

Read an article by ITMO.NEWS and the stories of international students at the Art & Science program to learn more about the major and their experiences:


"One of the main reasons I chose Art & Science

was because I see combining arts and science as a way of growing my teaching career.

I see this as something with great potential as it can help society."


Nahid Aktar, a student of the Art & Science​ program




"I found the Art & Science program by accident. It seemed very interesting. 

I have always been interested in technology and art

so the juxtaposition of these two fields together, as a Master’s program and... in Russia!"


Ethan Avila, a student of the Art & Science​ program



How to apply?

To apply, please fill in the application form and follow our step-by-step application guide for more details. 

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