ITMO University Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics


We offer a four year training programme, which includes a basic natural science curriculum, special «Photonics and Optoinformatics» courses, and independent research activity.


We aim to provide a high level of training, required for a successful career in the challenging field of nanotechnology, in particular functional optical materials, and to create opportunities for the participation of our students in current research projects of the Department.
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Studying for a PhD degree at our Department involves active research work aimed at solving challeging fundamental and highly relevant technological tasks on the physics of nanostructured systems, under the guidance of scientists of worldwide reputation.