Art & Science

Place of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science in Innovation
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Application Deadline: 04 August 2024
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in any field; CV & motivation letter; upper-intermediate level of English; portfolio and video presentation of the project/idea that the student wants to work on for the Art & Science contest
Tuition Fee: 449,000 rubles per year

Discover more at the program's website!

Program description

The first in Russia Master's program in Art & Science is open to graduates of any academic background, both technical and creative, who are interested in expressing themselves in the field of scientific and technological art. You will be able to engage in scientific research and create artistic projects at the intersection of art, science, and technology. You will work in a team with well-known Russian and international artists, researchers, and curators in the field of art & science. You will get access to the university's laboratories and present your projects at the largest Russian and international festivals of technological art, such as Cyberfest, Ars Electronica, and many others. The program is taught entirely in English in a multicultural environment. 

Benefits of the program:

Who can apply?

Career prospects

Graduates of the program may become artists, curators, designers, creators, and producers of projects at the intersection of art, science, and technology. With the knowledge and skills acquired during the program, graduates can work in museums, contemporary art centers, and galleries as curators, art managers, and project managers. They can also work at technology companies and research centers, as well as become educators in the field of the art science.

Our graduates work at Myth Gallery, ITMO University, Cyland.

Program partners: CYLAND, the North-Western branch of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

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Student reviews

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





  • Program coordinator: Lina Kipriushina / Tatiana Bukareva,

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