Place of Study: St. Petersburg, Russia
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science in Biotechnologies
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Application Deadline: 04 August 2024
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, biotechnology, food science & technology (or related fields); upper-intermediate level of English
Tuition Fee: 429,000 rubles per year

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The purpose of the program is to train qualified specialists in the field of the modern food industry, with high-quality basic knowledge of production technologies, the fundamentals of nutrition science and technical regulation, as well as well-versed in topical issues of the industry. The program includes disciplines that are useful both for a future employee of a food company and for a researcher-developer of food technologies, ingredients, new products, and product categories.

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Career prospects

Upon graduation, students will be able to work in various food tech industries, including food companies, retail, startups, marketing, and other food-related areas. Our graduates work at Danone Russia, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Heineken, PepsiCo, and other companies, along with different research laboratories, design organizations, testing centers, food, pharmaceutical, biotechnological production, catering, restaurant business, institutions, functional and technological additives market and in the agro-industrial complex.


  • Danone Russia
  • Jacobs Douwe Egberts
  • Heineken
  • Viola
  • PepsiCo

Opportunities for applicants

  • Professional hackathons, workshops, contests
  • Opportunity to work on research projects
  • Testing the career hypothesis - the opportunity to complete an internship at companies and ITMO University.

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Want to know more? Read an article by ITMO.NEWS to learn more about the FoodTech program and its opportunities.


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