Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems International educational program ITMO University

Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems

New Mexico Highlands University
École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay

Partner University: New Mexico Highlands University, École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay

Place of Study: Russia/France/USA
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science (ITMO University), Master of Science (Partner University)
Duration: 2 Years, including 1-2 semesters at the Partner University, 120 credits
Language: English
Application Deadline: 15 July 2020
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the field of engineering or biotechnology or laser technology, with excellent/good grades; CV & motivation letter; Upper-intermediate level of English. For admission to the partner university IELTS or TOEFL may be required*
Annual Tuition Fee: 253,000 rubles for Russian students; 273,000 rubles for international students

Career Options: Training of masters is carried out with the participation of a number of industrial enterprises, research and production associations, research institutes and Universities of St. Petersburg, as well as leading universities in Europe, Asia and America, which makes it possible to obtain excellent knowledge and invaluable experience in various fields: industrial; research; scientific and educational; administrative. 
The skills obtained during the training can be successfully applied in almost all enterprises and laboratories of chemical and petrochemical profile, as well as in the metallurgical, food and pharmaceutical industries. Many graduates choose to continue their research activities as part of continuing education in PhD in Russian or foreign universities, as well as joint PhD programs

The main purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists in the field of instrument engineering, with knowledge in the field of computer modeling, analysis of biological objects and systems, the creation of biomaterials. The program provides competencies in the area of biotechnology and bioengineering, biopolymers, information systems and modeling, molecular spectroscopy, analytical and physical chemistry, the basics of automation of biotechnical processes and production, etc.

The Program focuses on:

The field of professional activity includes: production technology using microbiological synthesis, biocatalysis, genetic engineering and nanobiotechnology; operation and quality management of biotechnical production, in compliance with the requirements of national and international regulations; organization and conduct of quality control of raw materials, intermediate products and finished products, etc.

Content of the Program

There are three specializations:

FIRST SPECIALIZATION: Molecular Nano- and Biophotonics

Partner University: École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay

Place of Study: Russia, France

Coordinator from ITMO University: Professor I. Denisyuk

Coordinator from Partner University: Professor Isabelle Ledoux-Rak

SECOND SPECIALIZATION: Organic Material for Photonics

Partner University: New Mexico Highlands University

Place of Study: Russia, Las Vegas, New-Mexico (USA).

Coordinator from ITMO University: Professor I. Denisyuk

Coordinator from Partner University: Professor T. Timofeeva

THIRD SPECIALIZATION: Integrated Сomplexes at the Fuel and Energy Complex Enterprises/  Element Base for Nano- and Biophotonics/ Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems

Full-time program at ITMO University

Coordinator from ITMO University: Professor M. Uspenskaya

List of Courses:

1 semester

2 semester

3 semester

First specialization " Molecular nano- and biophotonics " (ENS de Paris-Saclay)

Second specialization  "Organic Material for Photonics " (NMHU)

Third specialization "Integrated complexes at the fuel and energy complex enterprises"

Third specialization "Element base for nano- and biophotonics"

Third specialization "Bioengineering and Biotechnical Systems"

4 Semester:

Master thesis

*The applicants are required to pass entrance examination successfully. Please be informed that the double-degree option will be available only to the most successful students on a competitive basis.

The list of entrance examination questions

How to apply?

To apply, please follow our step-by-step application guide.

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