Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction : Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Main academic courses

  • Shock Loading and Wave Processes in Condensed Media
  • Numerical Modelling in Gas Dynamics
  • Kinetic Theory of Nonequilibrium Processes in Gases
  • Computer Methods in Mechanics. Part 1
  • Nonequilibrium Theory of Reacting Gas Mixtures
  • Deformation and Fracture of Solids: Static and Dynamic Problems
  • Computer Methods in Mechanics. Part 2
  • Applied Software Packages
  • Dynamics of Charged Microparticles in Cosmic Plasma
  • Mechanics of Thin-Walled Structures
  • Dynamics of Relativistic Electron Beams in Plasma Channels
  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Fluid, Gas and Plasma


Resource opportunities for research

  • The Computing Centre of St Petersburg University
  • The Laboratory of Mechanics of Advanced Bulk Nanomaterials for Innovative Engineering Applications
  • The Interdisciplinary Resource Centre for Nanotechnology
  • The equipment of the Strength of Materials Laboratory
  • The equipment of the Laboratories of Gas Dynamics and Aerodynamics
  • The Resource Centre for Applied Aerodynamics


Our advantages

The programme is designed to train highly qualified experts in mathematics, mechanics and informatics. The knowledge gained can be widely applied to further research, engineering, and teaching activities. Graduates receive a profession which is in demand in any scientific centre of the world. They also have excellent career prospects. The academic staff of the programme implement interesting advanced projects.