Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. The University is carrying out education in the following areas: engineering, physics, economics, humanities and information technologies. SPbPU trains specialists in 44 different Bachelor's degree programs (including 9 double degree programs and programs in English), 170 Master's degree programs (including 20 programs in English), 90 PhD programs and 90 Doctorate programs. In addition, there are a number of non-degree and international educational programs on BA and MA level. At the present time there are 26673 students and postgraduates in SPbPU, 4540 of them are foreign citizens from 98 countries. In 2007 SPbPU won a contest "Innovation University" financed in the framework of the national project "Education". In 2010 SPbPU gained the status "National Research University". Nowadays SPbPU develops as a new type research university, which integrates multidisciplinary R&D activities and advanced technologies for rising national economics competitiveness. SPbPU is one of 15 Russian leading universities who entered the Ministry of Education and Science Program “5-100-2020” in 2013. The aim of the program is to ensure at least 5 Russian universities in the TOP-100 of the world's leading universities according to the QS World University Rankings by 2020.
SPbPU key priorities are internationalization and increasing effectiveness of education and research at the university by means of advanced world experience implementation and taking into account national traditions of fundamental university education. The university is open for comprehensive cooperation with foreign partners and our experience of the international projects development in the field of research, education, innovation could be useful for our colleagues from the other countries. Only over the last years the university has participated in more than 60 international projects carried out within the frameworks of the following European and Regional programs: INTAS, INCO- COPERNICUS, NORDIC, ENPI, TEMPUS ERASMUS+ etc.
The Institute graduates developers of modern information technologies, computer equipment and cyber systems. The educational process is founded on the profound training in such areas as modern computing, programming, microelectronics, information security, automatic control systems, system analysis and control, distributed computing and computer networks, information and measuring equipment, environmental monitoring system, computer mathematics and modeling, electronic protection system. Characteristics of the education quality at ICST are as follows: fundamentality, knowledge of modern technology, open learning and access to global information resources, practical skills and secure job after graduation.
Distributed Computing and Networking Department is carring out human resource development and scientific research in fields of big data, distributed automated system,verification, modeling and simulation.
• Training School 02.03.02 «Computer science and information technologies »
• curriculum « information science and technique »
• Training School 02.04.02 « Computer science and information technologies »
• curriculum «Designing of complex information systems »
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23-25 October Project meeting in Madrid
Partner universities developed or upgraded the Syllabi for CMSE and work now on the Teaching and Learning Materials for them.