Polymers for biomedicine and electronics
03 — 16 JULY, 2017
Do you want to learn more about polymers and have nice holidays in the most beautiful city of Russia? Join this summer school!
Distinctive features of polymers, their properties and applications.
Arrival: July 1-2, 2017
Classes: July 3- 16, 2017
Departure: July 17-18, 2017
Duration: 2 weeks of studies at spbpu
Ects credits: 4.0
Early bird fee: 410 euro
Regular fee: 480 euro
Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, visits to company and cultural program.
The cultural program includes:
- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city. Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art.
- Visit to the “Baltika” Brewery where students can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant.
- Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland where students can enjoy Russian style barbecue
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit one of the most beautiful palaces — Palace of Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The peak of this excursion will be a visit to the Amber Room reconstructed in 2003 (Optional, for extra price
Deadline for registration:Early bird deadline:
- for non-EU citizens: March 20, 2017
- for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries: May 02, 2017
- for non-EU citizens: April 17, 2017
- for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries: May 29, 2017
Basic knowledge of chemistry and physics. Good command of English. All classes and out-of-class activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required. Applicants are expected to have at least 2 year of University level studies.
Request the application form and submit the application package via e-mail: email@example.com
- Distinctive features of polymer structure (structure, synthesis, flexibility, biomolecules, degradation)
- Macromolecular physics (models of flexibility, coils and globules, polymer solutions)
- Physical states of polymers (glassy state, elastic state, relaxation, physical properties)
- Applications (microelectronics, organic electronics, biomedical applications, etc.) 10 hours lectures + 8 hours lab practice +2 hours seminar (students are invited to make short presentations on polymers) The amount of hours for labs depends on the number of students in a group, the total amount of hours also is flexible if necessary.
Professors and lecturers: Dr. Kapralova V.M.