Advances and Applications in Plasma Physics

Learn about the plasma physics and thermonuclear fusion!

Program profile. Major areas of expertise:

  • Plasma physics and diagnostics 
  • Thermonuclear fusion 
  • Low temperature plasma 
  • Computational physics 
  • Thermonuclear neutron sources

Key Points

  • basic background and research experience in the top of modern physics 
  • potential to R&D in a variety of fields
  • excellent analytical, critical and problem solving skills
  • communication and study skills: ability to manage their own learning and to make use of primary research sources and reviews
  • transferable skills necessary for employment: initiative, decision making and ability to undertake further professional training
Our postgraduate students at the ITER plant.

Admission procedure:

You are kindly required to fill in an on-line application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at SPbPU web-site.

Entry requirements:

Bachelor in Physics, Engineering, Applied Physics, Computer Science or similar. English language proficiency B+ level. Basic knowledge of Electrodynamics and Statistical physics is required. Entrance examination. Interview with the program coordinator.

Prof. L.G.Askinazi demonstrates to students the diagnostics installed on the Globus-M2 tokamak,
During an international teleconference on divertor modeling issues

The ITER machine diagram
Panoramic view of the machine hall of the Globus-M2 tokamak

Tuition fee per year:

  • for foreign students: 305 000 Rubles
  • for Russian students: 244 800 Rubles

Award: Master of Science

Partners:

  • EINDHOVEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, THE NETHERLANDS
  • UNIVERSITÉ DE LORRAINE, NANCY, FRANCE
  • GHENT UNIVERSITY, BELGIUM

Additional Benefits:

Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - St. Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!

Layers of design of the Wendelstein-7X stellarator
Inside and outside of a low-temperature plasma etching device

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Contact details:

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University