Space Technologies

Summer School - Online/Hybrid
July 5 - July 16, 2021

The course will be held online but 3 participation options are available for certain individuals:

Option 1 - online.

Option 2 - hybrid. Due to massive and continuous vaccination in Russia and resuming international air and railway service with 29 countries we offer a hybrid online/on-campus summer school option to students holding citizenship of:

the United Kingdom, Tanzania, Turkey, Switzerland, Egypt, Maldives, the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Serbia, Japan, the Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Finland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Greece, Singapore, Venezuela, Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka.

You can join the online course for 270 euro (+4000 Rub for reg. fee) but come to St. Petersburg to take touristic advantages for the duration of the program and attend online classes at your dormitory/hostel.

If you choose Option 2, just apply for the online course here and inform us on your choice via email to get further instructions.

Option 3 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with.

Do you want to learn more about space telecommunication and have exciting holidays in the most beautiful city of Russia? Join this summer school!

Space Technologies
Space Technologies
Space Technologies

 

  • Brief description

    The summer school course "Space Technologies" is suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students as the first space technology course or an add-on course. The program aims to provide advanced techniques of space engineering and understanding the core physics principles related to space exploration. Space industry problems are also considered during the program in addition to technology topics. The theoretical courses cover astrophysics, space technology and physics. Students will train their practical skills during a hackathon (a creative coding marathon) and an interactive business simulation workshop. The speakers are industry experts and scientists experienced in the field of space technology.

  • Skills and competence to be acquired by students
    • Satellites Engineering,
    • Space Communication Techniques,
    • Space Hardware and Equipment,
    • Astronomy,
    • Radio Telescopic techniques.

Duration: 2 weeks

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee:

Online format: 270 Euro

Hybrid format: 270 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of Invitation)

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials, field trips and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).

  • Cultural program

    Online format:*

    • - Online Pub Quiz;
    • - Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

    Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

    *All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.

Accommodation

Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:

  • on campus at the university dormitory
  • off-campus at partner hostels in the city center

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

Space Technologies
Space Technologies
Space Technologies

Deadline for registration

Online format: June 28, 2021

Hybrid format:

- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: June 07, 2021

- for non-EU nationals: May 03, 2021

  • Entrance requirements
    • Basic knowledge of physics.
    • Fluent English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
    • Applicants are expected to have at least 3 years of University level studies.

Program partners:

  • The Institute of Applied Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
  • Pulkovo Observatory;
  • Radio astronomical observatory "Svetloe";
  • Ioffe Institute;
  • Astonomicon.

Professors and lecturers:

  • Aleksander Ivanchic, corresponding member of RAS;
  • Aleksander Blinov, professor of Space Investigation department, SPbPU;
  • Oleg Tsybin, professor of IPNT, SPbPU;
  • Vitaly Egorov, Dauria Aerospace;
  • Denis Malygin, head of Astronomicon;
  • Vladimir Mostepanenko, Pulkovo Observatory.

Contacts:

Summer and Winter Schools Team