In english and russian

Level of education Specialist

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 6 years

Main courses


  • Molecular physics
  • Atomic and nuclear physics
  • Continuum mechanics
  • Statistical physics and physical kinetics
  • Plasma physics


  • Mathematical analysis
  • Higher algebra
  • Analitical geomatry
  • Theory of probability and processing methods of observations
  • Mathematical physics
  • Numerical methods
  • Time series analysis

Informatics and programming

  • Programming
  • Informatics
  • Computational methods
  • Databases
  • Python Programming
  • C Programming


  • General astronomy
  • General astrophysics
  • Practical astrophysics
  • Practicum on astronomic observations
  • Astrometry
  • Theoretical astrophysics
  • Planetary physics
Our advantages
  • One of 10-15 educational programmes in astronomy in the world
  • Research schools, opportunities to carry out research at the University
  • A broad perspective on physics and mathematics provides solid grounds for astronomy, theoretical and experimental physics, fundamental mathematics, and information technologies 
  • Tailor-made approach to each student
  • Career in Russian and abroad
International relations
  • Boston University
  • University of Rome
  • University of Turku
  • Dresden University of Technology
  • University of Paris VI

Practices at

  • Pulkovo Observatory

  • Special Astrophysical Observatory, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Institute of Applied Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory

  • Crimea Astrophysical Observatory


  • Research fellow in astronomy

  • Physics

  • Mathematics

  • Informatics

  • Experts in applied areas

  • Education