Bachelor’s program (Knitwear Technology and Design major), Master’s program
Institute of Textile and Fashion,
Department of Technology and Artistic Design of Knitwear
Head of the Department
Tel. + 7 812 310-43-23
Teaching staff. The department employs two Doctors and nine Candidates of Sciences. The leading industrial specialists (heads and employees of enterprises such as Hosiery, Master, Satila, Lintex, Elcom) are also engaged in the teaching process.
The institute has the academic school “Development of Current Trends in Textile Production” listed on the register of the Committee for Science and Higher Education of Saint Petersburg.
Research. The promising research areas include processing of novel raw materials using knitwear technology, development of geotextile materials (participation in the Automobile Roads subprogram of the Federal Targeted Program "Modernization of the Russian Transport System (2002-2010)" and development of the RF standards based on this subprogram), design of knitwear parameters, development of special-purpose clothing.
Strategic partners. Graduates successfully work for Saint Petersburg firms such as Hosiery™, Master Socks™, Manfredi, Evromoda, Special Service (Healthy Baby™), Lintex, Andover, Satila, OGGI, and other enterprises.
International projects and programs. In 2004 the department established the Russian National Division of the International Federation of Knitting Technologists (IFKT), which held its 44th congress in Saint Petersburg in 2008.
Since 2005 the university has been representing the Textile Institute International (the institute that unites specialists in the field of textile and footwear technology and design from 90 countries) in Russia and the CIS countries. It is a member of the Association of Universities for Textiles.
Competitive advantages. Graduates can be employed as leading specialists in the industry and establish their small enterprises. Bachelor graduates can pursue a Master's degree at the university in Technology and Design of Textile Products and then a postgraduate degree in Technology of Light Industry with defense at the university's dissertation council for Technology and Primary Processing of Textiles and Raw Materials.
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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