Software Engineering in Volga State University of Technology


Volga State University of Technology

Department of Informatics and Systems Programming, Faculty of Information Technologies and Computer Engineering

Bachelor's program, Master's program


BORODIN Andrei Viktorovich

Head of the Department

Achievements and awards. The educational program successfully underwent state accreditation in 2018. Since 2015 students have been participating in the program "New Human Resources for the Military-Industrial Complex."

Teaching staff. The educational process is implemented by the highly qualified teaching staff including one Doctor of Sciences and seven Candidates of Sciences. The academic degree holders rate at the degree-granting department is 70%. The employees of the Laboratory of Multimedia Systems, heads and leading specialists of international IT companies and employing enterprises such as ACI Worldwide, iSpring, TravelLine, Omega-R, the Mari Machine-Building Plant, Citronium, Mobile Solutions for Constructions are also engaged in the teaching process.

Facilities and resources. Lecture halls and computer classrooms are equipped with projectors and state-of-the-art PCs. All students have access to the university corporate network and the internet.

Research. The department staff conducts research in the following areas: development of advanced software protection methods; mathematical and algorithmic problems of risk theory; development of virtual and augmented reality applications. Research is conducted in the priority development areas of science, technology and engineering in the Russian Federation.

Education. The teachers use state-of-the-art educational technologies: multimedia lectures, business games and role plays, the project method, virtual and augmented reality technologies, etc. as well as modern software from the leaders in the software development industry.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with ACI Worldwide, iSpring, TravelLine, the Mari Machine-Building Plant.

Competitive advantages. The university boasts highly qualified teaching staff and the practice-oriented educational process with the participation and at the premises of IT companies that are the leaders in the industry. Graduates are in great demand among the companies of the industry. Graduates of this program regularly build IT startups.