Bachelor’s program, Master’s program
Majors: Technology and Design of Packaging Production; Technology of Printing Production
Higher School of Printing and Media Technologies, Department of Technology of Printing Production
Irina Gruzdeva, Head of the Department
+7 (812) 310-43-39
Accreditation. State accreditation (2018).
Awards and achievements. The program has been listed among the best educational programs of innovative Russia since 2017.
Teaching staff. Training is provided by the highly qualified teachers holding academic degrees and titles. The department also actively engages leading printing industry specialists as teachers, which allows it to train specialists having the required professional skills.
Facilities and resources. The department has lecture halls and laboratories fitted with state-of-the-art printing equipment and intended for teaching optical engineering and photometry, colorimetry, printing materials, bookbinding and finishing processes, and other subjects. A set of laboratory and practical classes is conducted at specialized enterprises.
Education. Along with traditional teaching methods, teachers use innovative educational models and technologies allowing students to gain modern knowledge and professional skills aimed at solving students’ project tasks.
Research. The department staff participates in implementing the promising areas of research devoted to the development of new pulp-based composites as well as to a system approach to analysis and quality management of printing and packaging products based on
the analyses of the reproduction process results.
Competitive advantages. Students undertake work placements at the top printing enterprises in Saint Petersburg and the region where they acquire professional skills required for subsequent employment. As part of the educational program, students have an opportunity to conduct research using innovative materials and tools in design, development of design and engineering of printing products, packaging and labels. After completing a Bachelor’s degree, students can pursue Master’s and PhD degrees.
Employers and employment. Among the department’s business partners providing students with their facilities for work placements and pre-graduation internships, and, later, workplaces are well-known small and medium-sized business enterprises in Northwestern
Russia such as Poligrafoformlenie—Flexo, Eximpack Rotoprint, Deviz Printing Plant, Amcor Specialty Cartons – Saint Petersburg, Industry of Color Printing House, and others.
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