Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics

Are you ready to learn the physics laying behind modern nanotechnology with leading scientists? Join us and we will lay the foundations for future technology together.

The program is tailored to BSc graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge of physics and who are looking to pursue a research career within a university, industrial or research laboratory. Along with lecture courses, the program pays great attention to the work of students in research groups working in promising areas of modern physics: nanostructures and nanostructured materials, condensed matter physics, physics of advanced materials possessing unique properties.

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
Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics
Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics

About the program

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.

Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics
Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics
Smart Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Physics

Leading professors and guest speakers

Professor Yiru G.Kusraev

Professor Yiru G.Kusraev
Head of the Solid State Physics Department, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia), the Ioffe prize winner (2011).

Course “Optical and spin phenomena in semiconductor nanostructures” (Engl.)

Professor Oleg S. Vasutinsky

Professor Oleg S. Vasutinsky
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Leading researcher, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia).

Course “Spectroscopy of atoms, molecules and clusters” (Engl.)

Professor Pavel B. Rodin
Leading researcher, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia).

Course “Physics of semiconductor devices” (Engl.)

Professor Yaroslav M. Beltukov
Head of the sector of physical kinetics and electroacoustic phenomena, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia). Best graduate of Saint Petersburg universities 2013.

Spintronics (Engl.)

Professor Thomas Maurer

Professor Thomas Maurer
Director of education and pedagogy, University of Technology Troyes (France)

Nanomechanics (Engl.)

Dr. Valentina V. Zhurikhina

Dr. Valentina V. Zhurikhina
Program Coordinator, Director of Higher school of engineering and physics, Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (Russia).

Nanocomposite materials (Engl.)

Program Partners

Additional Benefits

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

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