Start: 1 September 2021

Degree: Master in Physics

Duration: 2 years

ECTS: 120

Language: English

Application deadline: 13 August 2021



The Master’s Programme Biophotonics is worth a total of 120 ECTS. The programme is offered jointly by Tomsk State University (TSU), Russia. Main feature of the programme is a interdisciplinarity based on the unique combination of scientific directions in optics and biomedicine. The programme gives the basic physical and mathematical education and deep study of the most important problems of physico-chemical and molecular biology, as well as biophysical processes in complex molecular systems. The courses are presented in file below. The program is aimed to train highly qualified specialists in biophotonics which can analyze and predict the new directions for the development of the fundamentals of biophotonics and promising biotechnologies. 




File academic_plan_biophotonics.pdf

Institute of Biomedicine was created to develop internationally recognized education, research and innovation activity in the field of biomedical technologies improving the quality of human life and providing active longevity.

Institute of Biomedicine focuses on interdisciplinary academic programs, based on the research results of the Centers of Excellence and on technology projects with leading companies. The goal is to train skilled professionals with complex transdisciplinary competencies and thus provide advanced high-tech companies focused on the development of personalized medicine, cellular, genomic, post-genomic, and metabolomics technologies for combating socially significant diseases, with highly qualified personnel.


  • Development of technologies and products for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases, including in the framework of a predictive strategy and personalized medicine;
  • Development of high-tech devices for reconstructive surgery.
  • Development of effective technologies for bioremediation of natural systems.
  • Development of new nutraceuticals, including microbiome correction agents.



Required documents (to be submitted online):


1) a passport copy;

2) a diploma copy (OR a registrar-issued transcript of grades for the last semester); upon arrival students must provide the admissions committee with an original document;

NOTE! documents received in a foreign country are submitted legalized in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or with the apostille (except when, in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation and (or) an international treaty legalization and apostille are not required)

3) certified translation of the diploma and the passport into Russian language (can be submitted upon the arrival)

4) a completed application form (online)

5) other diplomas and certificates proving any other achievements (if available)

6) entrance exams:

                - written test in physics

                - an interview 

Tuition fee per year is 345 600 rub.


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