Bachelor’s program, Master’s program (Technology of Footwear and Fancy Leather Goods major)
Institute of Textile and Fashion,
Department of Design and Technology of Leather Products named after Professor A.S. Schwarz
Head of the Department
Tel. +7 812 388-90-74
Teaching staff. Today the department employs 14 teachers, including one Professor, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, nine Associate Professors, and two Senior Teachers, Candidates of Engineering Sciences. Industry representatives such as heads and leading specialists of footwear and fancy leather enterprises of Saint Petersburg are also engaged in the teaching process.
Research. The promising research areas include the development of athletic and special protective footwear technologies, the design of molded parts using 3D technologies, development of information support for footwear and fancy leather goods production processes.
Education. The department has the Innovation Center, where students apply their knowledge using the methods of two-dimensional and three-dimensional computer modeling and additive manufacturing (FDM and SLA 3D printing technologies) for creating shoe models and accessories (profile insoles, soles, heels, and other components).
Students and graduates constantly participate in creative contests such as Admiralty Needle, Shoes-Style, conferences and exhibitions such as Fashion Industry, Import Substitution in Light Industry.
Strategic partners. The university is a monopolist in the training of specialists for footwear and fancy leather 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 firms. The best-known firms are the Skorokhod children’s footwear factory, the orthopedic footwear factory, the Moderam Engineering and Manufacturing Company, TOPPER Company, the Federal Scientific Center of Rehabilitation of the Disabled named after G.A. Albrecht, the Renaissance theater workshops, 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): email@example.com. Department of International Projects and Educational Programs: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. + 7 812 315-05-65. Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens (Russian language, art, economics, technology courses): email@example.com, tel. + 7 812 310-41-49. The English language version of the website http://sutd.ru/en/.
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