Bachelor’s program (Engineering Design, Technologies and Artistic Design of Textiles major), Master’s program (Innovative Technologies in Design of Artistic and Technical Textiles major)
Institute of Textile and Fashion,
Department of Technology and Design of Textile Products
Director of the Institute,
Head of the Department
Tel. + 7 812 315-14-56
Awards and achievements. The program has been listed among the Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia since 2016.
Teaching staff. Today the department employs eight teachers including three Professors, Doctors of Engineering Sciences and five Associate Professors, Candidates of Engineering Sciences. The directors, chief engineers, and leading specialists of textile and light industry enterprises of Saint Petersburg are also engaged in the teaching process.
Over the years of the department's existence, teachers and staff members have published more than 1,100 scientific papers, more than 30 textbooks and monographs and have obtained more than 300 certificates of authorship and patents for inventions. Many of them are awarded certificates of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the RF. The specialists of the department are engaged as experts to consult industrial workers and employees of educational organizations.
Facilities and resources. Training is provided in specialized rooms with state-of-the-art equipment and devices. The university has created a favorable environment that helps students master the disciplines: there are laboratories, modern computers, measuring devices. The department also cooperates with the top specialized enterprises of the city, where the department branches were established.
Research. Senior students get involved in research activities, become co-authors of articles and inventions, win prizes at conferences. The promising research areas are yarn and thread production using modern fibers, structural development and production technology of decorative and industrial fabrics, developments in the field of tufting floor coverings (flooring roll) and production of flocked materials (fleece-finished materials for various purposes).
Education. Classes are conducted using both traditional (lectures and laboratory and practical classes) and interactive teaching methods.
Strategic partners. The university is a monopolist in the training of specialists for textile enterprises in the North-West of Russia and the acknowledged leader among seven industrial universities of Russia. The university graduates are employed as directors and chief specialists at most Saint Petersburg textile firms. The best-known firms are the Sergei Kirov Spinning-Thread Plant, Zeus, Nika, Uzor, Red Lighthouse, Neva Taft, Red Thread, and many others.
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): firstname.lastname@example.org. Department of International Projects and Educational Programs: email@example.com, tel. + 7 812 315-05-65. Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens (Russian language, art, economics, technology courses): firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. + 7 812 310-41-49. The English language version of the website http://sutd.ru/en/.
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