Optical Engineering in Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies

Master’s program


Majors: Military Optics; Optical and Optoelectronic Devices and Systems; Technologies of Data Acquisition, Storage, Processing and Protection Using Optical and Optoelectronic Devices and Systems


Institute of Optics and Cybersecurity Technologies,
Department of Photonics and Instrument Engineering


Dmitrii Nikulin, Head of the Department
+7 (383) 344-29-29


Accreditation. State accreditation certificate: series 90А01 № 0003155, Reg. № 3001 valid till February 27, 2025.

Awards and achievements. The All-Russian Student Olympiad “I am a Professional” in the Photonics, Instrument Engineering and Optical Technologies category. The All-Russian contest of graduation theses on the integrated group of majors and fields of study 12.00.00 Photonics, Instrument Engineering, Optical and Bioengineering Systems and Technologies. The letters of appreciation from the Ministry of Education of the Novosibirsk Region – 2020-2021. The Russian President grant for Master’s studies – 2020-2022.

Admission requirements for foreign citizens. International applicants apply on equal terms with Russian citizens.

Education. A practice-oriented approach to training, including active and interactive methods of teaching. SSUGT has the International Center for Education that provides pre-university training for foreign citizens and prepares foreign citizens for admission to PhD and doctoral studies. The Center teaches Russian as a foreign language with subsequent testing and issuance of standard certificates. To enroll in the educational program or at the Preparatory Department at the university, applicants must send their application specifying the preferred mode and duration of study, passport copy and the completed application form to the e-mail address of the International Center for Education (mo.center@ssga.ru).

Scholarships and grants. Students get government-public scholarships.

Competitive advantages. Relevance, a focus on the multi-level education system, unique academic disciplines, Master students’ choice of individual learning paths, practice-oriented training, the experienced teaching staff engaged in the program delivery, incorporation of employers’ requirements and professional standards, in-depth study of some fields of optical engineering, educational materials taking into account the particular characteristics of the major, approval of results at the Masters’ Scientific Session, an educational focus.

Employers and employment. Industrial enterprises specializing in optical and optoelectronic devices and photonics such as Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant, Technological Design Institute of Scientific Instrument Engineering of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk Semiconductor Device Plant with Special Design Office, A.I. Pokryshkin Novosibirsk Technical College, Ekran-Optical Systems, Katod, the LUGGAR design office (Novosibirsk), SB RAS institutes, Ural Optical and Mechanical Plant (Yekaterinburg), Instrument-Making Plant (Krasnogorsk, Moscow Region), Technical Services of the Federal Security Service.

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