Chemical Engineering in Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design

Bachelor's program (majors:  Technology and Processing of Polymers; Chemical Engineering of Organic Substances; Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology of Herbal Raw Material Processing), Master's program


Institute of Technology of Higher School of Technology and Energy



Director of the Institute


Tel. + 7 812 786-52-69



Teaching staff. The degree-granting departments employ highly qualified specialists, including ten Professors, Doctors of Sciences, 12 Associate Professors, Candidates of Sciences, as well as Senior Teachers, Assistants, and dual jobholders from among employees of specialized enterprises and organizations.

Facilities and resources. In partnership with ILIM Group, the Russian forest industry leader, as part of the largest innovative project Larch, the Department of Cellulose and Composite Materials Technology established unique laboratory facilities for academic and research activities with fundamentally new technology infrastructure.

Research. Chemistry of organophosphorus compounds and plant-derived organic compounds, synthesis of macromolecular compounds to be used as flocculants and precipitation agents for different purposes as part of the import substitution program, production of polymeric nanocomposite materials and investigation of their properties, creation of biodegradable composite materials based on added-value wood processing products, development of high-quality chalk-coated paper production using hardwood pulp, system analysis of the formation of aluminum-containing sewage pollutions at manufacturing sites.

Strategic partners. Universities: Northern (Arctic) Federal University, the Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland). Enterprises: ILIM Group, pulp and paper mills of Svetogorsk, Kondopoga, Balakhna, Kama, Bratsk, Sukhonsky, and others, the Saint Petersburg Cardboard and Printing Mill, the Vyborg Pulp and Paper Mill, numerous paper mills, including Goznak, as well as Russian and foreign firms, construction, design, and research organizations.

Competitive advantages. The highly qualified teaching staff, the leading scientific schools, close cooperation with the industry allow the institute to train highly qualified engineers for enterprises and organizations working in the field of chemical engineering, pulp and paper and woodworking industry.

Assistance and support for international students and teachers. Registration and Visa Department (consults international applicants and students and assists them in preparing documents proving their legal presence in Russia): Department of International Projects and Educational Programs:, tel. + 7 812 315-05-65. Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens (Russian language, art, economics, technology courses):, tel. + 7 812 310-41-49. The English language version of the website

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