Informatics and Computer Engineering in Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

Bachelor’s program, Master’s program


Majors: Programming, Data Analytics and Digital Transformation of Systems; Software Systems for data Analysis, Processing and Transmission (Bachelor’s programs), Embedded Systems for Data Processing and Control; Embedded Systems for Data Processing and Control (Embedded Systems) (Master’s programs)


Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, Department of Aerospace Computer and Software Systems


Valentin Olenev, Head of the Department

+7 (812) 708-42-11


Accreditation. State accreditation. Professional-public accreditation. International accreditation carried out by ASIIN.

Awards and achievements. The program is delivered as part of SUAI’s federal innovation platform. Every year students get increased scholarships, the Russian President and the Russian Government Scholarships, their research is supported by numerous grants. Students traditionally win the contests for the best student papers. The program obtained an EQANIE certificate confirming its compliance with the high international engineering education standards. Teaching staff. Teachers work in Russian and international projects with the real industry, regularly win international contests, get grants, and have unique competencies in their field. Facilities and resources. The student environment for implementing projects and specialized high-technology equipment, benches for embedded systems, specialized equipment design software, high-end servers, oscillographs and professional equipment for PC board assembly. Education. Modern international methods of practice-oriented training СDIO are used. Depending on the chosen major, students can study in Russian or English.

Research. The promising research areas are systems and networks on-a-chip, embedded systems, computer networks, telecommunications, networking standards, industrial data processing and control systems, high-performance parallel data processing systems, digital image and signal processing.

Competitive advantages. Students have the opportunity to pursue the double degree program with Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancées IPSA (Toulouse, Paris). They also have an opportunity to undertake internships in Europe, Asia, and the USA. The department supports students’ participation in international conferences, hackathons and contests, research projects with global IT companies and top Russian aerospace companies at the Aerospace R&D Center.

Employers and employment. Students are well trained in programming, data processing and embedded systems. Graduates are in demand at top IT companies such as Apple, Samsung, Yandex, aerospace cluster companies.