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PhD Programs

Postgraduate education leading to Ph.D. (Candidate of Science) and Full Doctorate Degree is one of the main forms of research education. Postgraduate programs are carried out for 41 research fields within 14 research groups of science in accordance with the SSTU academic license:

  • Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Computer Science and Informatics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Construction and Architecture     
  • Electronics, Photonics, Instrumentation and Communications
  • Information Technology and Telecommunications
  • Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Machine Building
  • Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Metallurgy
  • Transportation Systems
  • Economics
  • Art History and Cultural Studies


Duration of the postgraduate education - full-time - 3 or 4 years depends on the study program.

Beginning October 1, 2022 admission to the postgraduate program for the preparation of the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Sciences is carried out in the research fields:

1.1.10. Biomechanics and Bioengineering

1.2.2. Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods and Software Engineering

1.3.6. Optics

1.3.8. Condensed State Physics

1.3.19. Laser Physics

1.4.4. Physical Chemistry

1.4.6. Electrochemistry

1.4.15. Solid State Chemistry

1.5.15. Ecology

2.1.1. Structures, Buildings and Civil Constructions

2.1.3. Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Gas Supply, and Lighting

2.1.4. Water supply, Sewerage, Construction Systems for Protection of Water Resources

2.1.5 Construction Materials and Products

2.1.8. Design and Construction of Roads, Subways, Airfields, Bridges and Transport Tunnels

2.1.9. Construction Mechanics

2.1.11. Theory and History of Architecture, Restoration and Reconstruction of Historical and Architectural Heritage

2.2.1. Vacuum and Plasma Electronics

2.2.2. Electronic Components for Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Quantum Devices

2.2.5. Navigation Devices

2.2.8. Methods and Devices for Control and Diagnostics of Materials, Products, Substances and Environment

2.2.14. Antennas, Microwave Devices and Technologies

2.3.1. System Analysis, Control and Information Processing, Statistics

2.3.3. Automation and Control of Technological Processes and Productions

2.4.1. Theoretical and Applied Electrical Engineering

2.4.2. Electrical Complexes and Systems

2.4.4. Electrical Engineering and Electrophysics

2.4.5. Power Engineering Systems and Complexes

2.5.5. Technology and Equipment for Mechanical and Physical-Technical Processing

2.5.6. Machine Building Technology

2.5.11. Land Vehicles and Technological Systems

2.6.1. Metallurgy and Heat Treatment of Metals and Alloys

2.6.6. Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials

2.6.9. Technology of Electrochemical Processes and Protection against Corrosion

2.6.11. Technology and Processing of Synthetic and Natural Polymers and Composites

2.6.14. Technology of Silicate and Refractory Non-Metallic Materials

2.9.4. Transportation Processes Management

2.9.5. Maintenance of Road Transport

5.2.3. Regional and Branch Economics

5.2.4. Finance

5.2.6. Management

5.10.1. Theory and History of Culture, Art