St. Petersburg, Russia

Space Technologies: Fundamentals

blended course
when 17 January 2022 - 28 January 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

The Winter School course "Space Technologies: fundamentals" 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 an interactive business simulation workshop. The speakers are industry experts and scientists experienced in the field of space technology.

Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.

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.

Course leader

Andey Bykov, corresponding member of RAS;
Aleksander Blinov, SPbPU professor;
Oleg Tsybin, SPbPU professor;
Constantin Korikov, SPbPU professor;
Denis Malygin, head of Astronomicon;
Vladimir Mostepanenko, Pulkovo Observatory.

Target group

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 1 year of University level studies.

Fee info

EUR 270: 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 Winter School).