Start: September 1, 2023

Degree: Master 

Duration: 2 years

ECTS: 120

Language: Russian

Application deadline: August 15, 2023



1. Fundamental and Applied Physics 

Areas of specialization:

  • Theoretical and mathematical physics
  • Physics of elementary particles
  • Physics of atoms and molecules
  • Physics of condensed matter
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Plasma physics
  • Theoretical and practical astronomy
  • Physics in the modern school
  • Core courses


2.  Information Systems and Technologies in Geodesy and Cartography

Areas of specialization:

  • Information processes and technologies
  • Networks and their maintenance
  • GIS and GLONASS / GPS technologies in geodesy
  • Core courses


3. Physics Methods and Information Technologies in Biomedicine

Physics methods involving laser radiation, X-ray apparatus, computed tomography, MRI, and methods and tools of nuclear medicine are now widely used in medicine for treatment and diagnosis. Complex electronic equipment—various types of accelerators, thermal imaging cameras, EEG devices—is gradually becoming more widespread. Advanced information technologies and high-performance computing systems enable efficient processing of multidimensional data. Consequently, knowledge in physics, mathematics, electronic and computer science, and comprehensive understanding of medical tasks are required to provide research and healthcare institutions with qualified specialists.

On the other hand, rapid growth of knowledge in such spheres as virology, bacteriology, immunology, oncology, genetic engineering, and genetic therapy is accompanied by increasing attention to the influence of the environment on human health. Biophysics, bioelectronics, and nanotechnologies provide great opportunities for developing new medicine, screening methods, and highly sensitive biosensors.

The master program provides students with knowledge in modern physics, information technologies, and biomedicine and helps them to broaden their understanding of natural sciences.

Of great importance are the application of physical concepts and modern physics methods and techniques, devices, and technologies to research of a human body and enhancement of the quality of diagnosis, prevention treatment, and medical therapy.

The faculty is divided into departments. They include teaching laboratories and computer classes that accompany the educational process. In addition, the faculty established a number of research laboratories.
Asa of now, 8 departments, which include 7 laboratories and 4 branches of departments in academic institutions, comprise the faculty:


  1. Department of Astronomy and Space Geodesy
  2. Department of Quantum Field Theory
  3. Department of General and Experimental Physics
  4. Department of Optics and Spectroscopy
  5. Department of Theoretical Physics
  6. Department of Metal Physics
  7. Department of Plasma Physics
  8. Department of Semiconductor Physics


Affiliated with the faculty are also the Museum of the History of Physics and Physics and Mathematics High School.


Department of General and Experimental Physics. Established in 1888.


Head of the Department -
Vladimir P. Demkin 
Phone:  +7 (3822) 529-848


Department of Theoretical Physics. Established in 1929.


Head of the Department -
Aleksandr Shapovalov
Phone: +7 (3822) 52 98-43


Department of Metal Physics. Established in 1939.

Head of the Department -
Ivan A. Ditenberg 
Phone:  +7 (3822) 529-637


Department of Optics and Spectroscopy. Established in 1939.

Head of the Department -
Victor N. Cherepanov
Phone:  +7 (3822) 529-640


Department of Quantum Field Theory. Established in 1974.

Head of the Department -
Simon L. Lyakhovich 
Phone:  +7 (3822) 529-843



Department of Plasma Physics. Established in 1984.

Head of the Department -
Mikhail I. Lovayev
Phone:  8-(960)-976-8229.


Department of Semiconductor Physics. Established in 1991.


Head of the Department -
Yuri Yu. Hervieu
Phone:  +7 (3822) 529-637


Department of Astronomy and Space Geodesy. Established in 2001.


Head of the Department -
Victor A. Avdyushev
Phone: +7 (3822) 529-776




Required documents (to be submitted via


1) copy of passport

2) copy of high school certificate/a registrar-issued transcript of grades for the last semester; upon arrival, students must provide the Admission Office with an original document

NOTE! documents received outside of Russia must be endorsed in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or with an apostille (except when endorsement is not required by the legislation of the Russian Federation and (or) an international treaty)

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

4) completed application form (

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

6) entrance exams:

                - written test in physics

                - interview 

Tuition fee per year is 242,000 rub.   


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