03.04.02 Physics

'Functional Nanomaterials and Advanced Technology' full-time Innovative, Interdisplinary, and International
Master of Science Study Program

Programme aims
Three newly developed modules will train the prospective graduates in industrial, economical and scientific technologies that are internationally considered as among the most important ones in the future. State-of-the-art experimental and theoretical methodologies of nanotechnology and applications of nanomaterials will be learned
European Master Diploma
Individual Educational Track
International Internships
English Language Skills
New Dormitory
Practice in Modern Laboratories
Since 2019 students who are studying on Master Program "Functional nanomaterials and advanced technologies" have opportunity in frame of Double Degree Program with Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT, Gdansk, Poland) to obtain second Master Degree "M.Sc. in Nanotechnology
You will learn how:
to carry out basic and applied research
to formulate research problems and work at the frontier of science
to use cutting-edge instrumentation
to work at innovative companies and research institutions, to apply for research grants
to commercialise R&D and to create, and file patents for, intellectual property; supervise the research of young talents
The structure of the Programme – Learning streams:
STREAM 1: Biomedical Applications
STREAM 2: Industry Applications
STREAM 3: Optics and Photonics
Programme details
Duration of the Programme: 2 years
Type of the Programme: full-time
Degree awarded upon completion: Master's
Language: English
Availability of state-financed study places: yes
Number of state-financed study places: 20
Tuition fee:
ECTS credits: 120

Year 1
Semester 1. Basic
Selected Chapters in Condensed Matter Physics
Selected Chapters in Optics and Photonics
Functional Nanomaterials Application
Nanotechnology (Selected Chapters in Nanotechnology)
Modern computational Techniques
Advanced Scientific Methods. Experiment /Theory
English lessons/Russian lessons
Semester 2. Optional Modules
Module 1. Biomedical Applications:
Microscopy: Method of Micro- and Nanoscale Visualization
Physical Chemistry of Nanoparticles
Nanomaterials and Biological Systems. Bionanotechnologies
Selected Chapters of Biology and Chemistry
Advanced Nanomaterials Science
Scientific Communication, Presentation and Business Skills
English lessons/Russian lessons
Module 2. Industry Applications:
Multiferroic and Smart Materials
Nano-, Surface- and Interface Physics
Additive Manufacturing Technologies: from Macro- to Nanoscale
Application of Magnetic Materials
Advanced Nanomaterials Science
Scientific Communication, Presentation, and Business Skills
English lessons/Russian lessons
Module 3. Optics and Photonics:
Advanced Photonics and Nanophotonics
Laser Physics
Molecular Photonics
Holography and Image Processing
X-ray Optics
Scientific Communication, Presentation and Business Skills
English lessons/Russian lessons
Year 2

Semester 3 and Semester 4
During the second year of MSc program students will perform research work in theory or experiment on modern equipment in a research team of IKBFU
Career opportunities
Upon completing the Programme, you will have a competitive edge when looking for roles in:
  • research and research management;
  • technology development;
  • metrology;
  • non-destructive testing.
As a programme graduate, you may enter a PhD programme in:
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Optics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Radiophysics
  • Mathematical Physics
During the second year of MSc program students will perform research work in theory or experiment on modern equipment in a research team of IKBFU

How to apply?
Type of the Programme
Requirements of applicants
Foreign students have the opportunity to take admissions tests remotely


Possession of a bachelor's degree

Successful completion of admissions tests in a foreign language and physics

Additional requirement:
Evidence of personal achievements

If you submit an international language certificate equivalent to A2 level to the Admissions Office, you will be exempt from the foreign language test.

Contact person
Heads of Master Program:
Physics: Dr. Valeria Rodionova
Biology: Dr. Ekaterina Levada