Samara National Research University

Introduction

Samara National Research University is one of the leading Russian universities, highly-regarded not only in Russia but abroad. Samara University trains specialists in rocket and space engineering, aviation, radio electronics, metallurgy, the automotive industry, the information-and-communication industry, and other fields.

Its student body includes students from Russia, other CIS countries, countries of Western Europe, South America, China, Southeast Asia and Africa. Every student here can find a major for him- or herself and is on his way to a prestigious degree. University graduates are awarded state diplomas as specialists, bachelors and masters.

The university is among the country’s leading federal and regional innovative educational institutions.

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SSAU Nowadays

Today, the University provides education in 110 major programmes and 6 minor programmes. The University is home to 9 Doctor and Grand Doctor Dissertation Councils. The University’s faculty includes 5 members and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, around 100 members and corresponding members of the Public Academy of Sciences, 53 winners of Lenin, State and other prizes. 75 faculty members hold state awards, and 70 have received distinguished lifetime service awards. Teaching staff includes 1400 professors and lecturers. Internships for university students are organised at 57 enterprises in aerospace and other industries in the region and across the country. SSAU students are awarded stipends on an annual basis by different enterprises.

In 2006, as part of the Priority National Project on Education, the University won the national contest among universities working on innovative educational programmes with its project “Development of the Centre of Competencies and Training World-Class Experts in Aerospace and Geoinformation Technologies.”

In 2009, the University became one of 14 higher education institutions in Russia to be awarded the status of National Research University.

In 2013, Samara University became one of 15 leading Russian universities implementing competitiveness development programmes for leading international science and education centres.

In 2015, Samara State University was joined to Samara State Aerospace University thus greatly increasing the number of educational programs.

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Samara University has been recognised as the key university for the aerospace cluster of Samara Region. The University cooperates with science centres and corporations in the Russian aerospace industry. Over the past decade, the University has continued blending research and educational activities. Many years of tradition, authoritative science schools and resources allow the University to remain one of the leading educational and research institutions of Russia, participate in state and regional science and technology programmes, and foster international cooperation.

Over the long years of its history, the University has trained more than 50,000 highly-qualified experts, many of whom have become renowned scholars, designers and managers, prominent public and government figures. Over the past fifty years, almost all heads of aerospace institutions in Samara Region were and are graduates of KuAI and SSAU. The University is proud of its alumni!

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The Structure of the University includes:

  • Faculties (including 56 chairs with laboratories and offices): Aircraft Construction, Aircraft Engine Design, Air Transport Engineers, Industrial Engineering, Radio Engineering, Informational Science, Economics and Management, Base Preparation and Fundamental Sciences and Correspondence Education; now9Alexander Lazutkin, Pilot-astronaut, is a frequent guest at SSAU.
  • Institutions: Institute of Supplementary Professional Education, Printing Institute;
  • The research library stocked with over 1 million books and electronic resources;
  • Research institutes: Research Institute of Machine Acoustics, Research Institute of Airframe constructions, Research Institute of Instrument-making, Research Institute of Technologies and Quality Problems, Research Institute of System Designing;
  • Air Transport and Aviation Technical College;
  • 35 research laboratories and centres;
  • Training airfield;
  • Centre for the History of aircraft engines named after N.D. Kuznetsov; it is an educational and scientific-technical centre which is included in the All-Russian Museum Register. The world's largest collection of Russian gas turbine engines is assembled here, the bank of the implemented engineering experience in the field of aviation gas turbine engine.
  • Intercollegiate media centre with supercomputer;
  • The centre for receiving and processing space information;
  • Inter-department educational and research centre of CAM-technologies;
  • Public museum of aviation and cosmonautics;
  • Health and fitness centres;
  • Halls of residence for students and the hotel;
  • The University has 9 dissertation councils for doctoral and master's theses.

admission

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Russian

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Programs

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Master

Master in Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems”, implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China). The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. [+]

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems”, implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China).

The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. Students learn the fundamental aspects of the creation of aerospace equipment, and participate in the design of an aviation gas-turbine engine, starting with the initial idea and thermogasdynamic calculations and ending with the detailed design.

The advantage of the program is the opportunity to learn how to take a comprehensive approach to the design of engines and their parts, and to master the techniques used in solving interdisciplinary tasks with the broad use of IT technologies and full-scale experiments.... [-]


Master in Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems (Stuttgart)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems,” implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the University of Stuttgart (Germany). The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. [+]

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems,” implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the University of Stuttgart (Germany).

The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. Students learn the fundamental aspects of the creation of aerospace equipment, and participate in the design of an aviation gas-turbine engine, starting with the initial idea and thermogasdynamic calculations and ending with the detailed design.

The advantage of the program is the opportunity to learn how to take a comprehensive approach to the design of engines and their parts, and to master the techniques used in solving interdisciplinary tasks with the broad use of IT technologies and full-scale experiments.... [-]


Master in Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems (Turin)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems,” implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Turin (Politecnico di Torino) (Italy). The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. [+]

The master’s program “Aircraft Propulsion and Power Systems”, implemented within the scope of the “Aircraft Engines” area, boasts international status and has been developed in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Turin (Politecnico di Torino) (Italy).

The program is aimed at training high-caliber specialists in the design of aviation gas-turbine engines and power-system drives. Students learn the fundamental aspects of the creation of aerospace equipment, and participate in the design of an aviation gas-turbine engine, starting with the initial idea and thermogasdynamic calculations and ending with the detailed design.

The advantage of the program is the opportunity to learn how to take a comprehensive approach to the design of engines and their parts, and to master the techniques used in solving interdisciplinary tasks with the broad use of IT technologies and full-scale experiments.... [-]


Master in Data Analysis and Software Quality Assurance (in conjunction with EPAM Systems)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The program is implemented in conjunction with EPAM Systems – a leading American IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. Its core business involves the training of highly-qualified specialists in the area of the testing and quality assurance of software. [+]

The program is implemented in conjunction with EPAM Systems – a leading American IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. Its core business involves the training of highly-qualified specialists in the area of the testing and quality assurance of software.

The program’s study plan offers a balanced combination of the mastery of theoretical knowledge and the practical skills involved in the field of the development of corporate information systems, data analysis, and software management.

Special emphasis is placed on cutting-edge programming and data-analysis technologies, as well as on mastering the methods of organizing and managing projects involving software development. A special course is devoted to Data Mining and Big Data using the capabilities offered by supercomputers.... [-]


Master in Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design (in conjunction with Haulmont)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. [+]

The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies.

The program’s study plan offers a balanced combination of the mastery of theoretical knowledge and the practical skills involved in the field of the development of corporate information systems, data analysis, and software management.

Special emphasis is placed on cutting-edge programming and data-analysis technologies, as well as on mastering the methods of organizing and managing projects involving software development. A special course is devoted to Data Mining and Big Data using the capabilities offered by supercomputers.... [-]


Master in Information Systems Management (in conjunction with NetCracker)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The program is implemented in conjunction with Netcracker Technology – a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, which specializes in the creation, implementation and technical support for software designed for leading telecoms, major enterprises, and public institutions. [+]

The program is implemented in conjunction with Netcracker Technology – a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, which specializes in the creation, implementation and technical support for software designed for leading telecoms, major enterprises, and public institutions.

Special emphasis is placed on cutting-edge programming and data-analysis technologies, as well as on mastering the methods of organizing and managing projects involving software development. A special course is devoted to Data Mining and Big Data using the capabilities offered by supercomputers.

An important element of the program is working with English-language study materials, as is studying business practices in the English-speaking environment typically found at international IT companies.... [-]


Master in Mathematical Modeling and Informational Technologies in Photonics

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics. [+]

Brief Description of the Master’s Program

The Master’s program is focused on the project-oriented activity (Applied Master’s program – the Program). The volume and content of the Program comply with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standards (FSES) of higher education for program 010900.62 Applied Mathematics and Physics (Master’s Degree), as approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, dated March 6, 2014, # 171.

The purpose of the Program is to train highly qualified specialists within the following areas: Photonics, Diffractive Nanophotonics, Nanooptics and Diffractive Optics.

Areas of the professional activity for graduates with the Master’s Degree include:... [-]


Master in Mechatronics Systems (Lappeenranta University of Technology)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The Master’s programme “Mechatronics Systems”, within course 24.04.05 “Aircraft Engines”, was created together with one of the leading universities in Finland, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). [+]

The Master’s programme “Mechatronics Systems”, within course 24.04.05 “Aircraft Engines”, was created together with one of the leading universities in Finland, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT).

The students have the unique opportunity of borrowing the experience not only of Russian but also foreign specialists in the field of building mechatronics systems and receiving an education of the highest level, confirmed simultaneously with two diplomas, Russian and European.

The programme graduates receive not only deep theoretical knowledge, but also broad practical skills in automatic control systems, commercial pneumatic and hydraulic units, and mechatronics systems. The students' study theory without separation from practice, which is supported by multiple laboratory equipment units, created on the basis of modern commercial models. The graduates in this academic programme are in demand both by Russian enterprises and foreign companies working with automation and mechatronics.... [-]


Master in Programming Technologies for Intel Computing Platforms (in conjunction with Intel)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The program is implemented in conjunction with Intel Corporation – a leading developer and manufacturer of chips, platforms, IT and operating systems, and the integral components of a server, network and communications products for the IT systems and technologies field. [+]

The program is implemented in conjunction with Intel Corporation – a leading developer and manufacturer of chips, platforms, IT and operating systems, and the integral components of a server, network and communications products for the IT systems and technologies field.

The program is design-oriented. Emphasis is placed on practical and independent work. Above and beyond the study packages tailored to individual program disciplines, students have access to a wide array of additional materials for distance and interdisciplinary learning on the Intel Academy website, on the server of the Intuit National Open University, and through the Russian- and English-language educational resources offered by Intel (Intel Education).... [-]


Master in Software engineering in Mechatronics (double degree program with Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT)

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The purpose of the Master’s double degree program in the area of software engineering is the training of world-class specialists in design and implementation of software products and information systems. The Master’s degree graduates receive a comprehensive set of competencies in such areas as applied mathematics, software engineering, software analysis methods, database design, project management methodology, and organization of advanced mechanical engineering, including product lifecycle management. [+]

Master’s program “Software engineering in Mechatronics” was established in collaboration with one of the leading higher education institutions of Finland – Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT).

The students have a unique opportunity to exchange experience with domestic and foreign specialists in the area of software and information systems development and acquire premium level education equally authenticated by diplomas of both universities (Russian and European template).

The training takes two years. The second-year occurs at the premises of LUT. The graduates can be employed by professional Russian and foreign companies supplying for the needs of industry, business, power structures, and research and development centers.... [-]


Masters' design and production of aircraft structures made of composites "

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

The level of training Master Mode of study Full-time program leading institute of aeronautical engineering [+]

The level of training: Master Mode of study: Full-time The program is: Institute of aviation technology Duration: 2 years Graduate Departments: Department of construction and design of aircraft Language: Russian Language Entrance examinations in 2017/2018 uch. year: Interview Passing grade in previous years 2016: 87 Seats in 2017/2018 uch. year: the budget places - 43, chargeable - 10 * Tuition fees paid on the ground in 2017/2018 uch. year: For the citizens of the Russian Federation - 175 000 rubles. [-]

Masters' promising space technologies and experiments in space "

Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Samara

This program implements the concept of "learning through research" and is aimed at building competencies for future masters in the field of modern space technologies and their working off at the nano-satellite class CubeSat. [+]

Description of the educational program

This program implements the concept of "learning through research" and is aimed at building competencies for future masters in the field of modern space technologies and their working off at the nano-satellite class CubeSat.

Learners are given a unique opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of real space projects and acquire teamwork skills.

The program involves the development of academic mobility of teachers and students in order to create conditions for their entry into the international scientific and educational space.

Brief description of the program

The program focuses on

training of masters, able to conduct research on their own, formulate and solve complex scientific and engineering problems, mastering the skills of a collective project work focused on obtaining new results, the use of advanced achievements of space technology. Features (benefits) program The joint space projects with leading foreign universities - partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Belarus. The annual scientific seminar for graduate students in the form of an international summer school space "Advanced space technology and experiments in space" with the participation of famous scientists and astronauts. Engaging lectures of scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences (in particular, from the Space Research Institute and the Institute of Applied Mathematics). Conducting research practices on the basis of leading foreign and domestic universities and research organizations. Giving undergraduates the opportunity to participate in space experiments on the orbiter rockets, scientific spacecraft, the International Space Station. The participation of undergraduates in... [-]

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