Supercomputer Technologies in Interdisciplinary Research

Partner Country: NETHERLANDS

University partner: Oulu

Place of study: Netherlands
The result of the program: Master of Science of ITMO University in Applied Mathematics and Informatics Master of Science of University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Duration: 2 Years, including 1 semester in University of Amsterdam 120 credits
Master of Science of ITMO University in Applied Mathematics and Informatics Master of Science of University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Language: English
Deadline for submission of documents: 01 July 2017
Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computational Science or equivalent, with excellent/good grades. CV & motivation letter. Upper-intermediate level of English. For admission to the partner university IELTS or TOEFL may be required.
Cost: 183 500 RUR for Russian citizens 203 500 for foreign citizens (price noted is for first 2 semesters at ITMO, price for the second year will be set by Partner University).

Supercomputer Technologies in Interdisciplinary Research Double Degree Master’s Program:

  • Designed for excellent students interested in scientific research and project design in various areas of computational science, including HPC technologies for decision support systems, cloud computing and cloud eScience infrastructures, computer multi-scale simulation of complex systems and processes.
  • Teaches to build computational models from real life observations, turn them into computational codes and perform large-scale simulations.
  • Offers a unique opportunity to earn two diplomas in two years and spend one or two semesters at University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Netherlands.
  • Allows students to design their individual track depending on their specialization with a wide range of elective courses.
  • Offers immersive, hands-on learning and research with top experts in Computation Science and HPC from the University of Amsterdam and ITMO University and participation in international research groups.
  • Opens doors to research and employment opportunities in just about every sector of the economy, large financial and tech companies, government agencies, and global corporations

ITMO University:

1st Semester

Applied mathematics and informatics
6 credits
Mathematical models of software
6 credits
Parallel programming technologies
6 credits
Academic English
3 credits
Scientific writing in English
3 credits
Modern informational theory
6 credits

2nd Semester

Continuous mathematical models 6 credits
Models and methods of high performance computing 6 credits
Discrete mathematical models 6 credits
Probabilistic mathematical models 6 credits
Design and analysis of algorithms  6 credits

University of Amsterdam:

3rd Semester – five of the following elective courses:

Complex systems simulation 6 credits
Geoinformatics and geoecological system simulation 6 credits
Forensic informational systems 6 credits
Evolutionary computing 6 credits
Bioinformatics 6 credits
eScience infrastructures 6 credits
Scientific visualization and virtual reality 6 credits
Computational finance 6 credits
Non-linear economic dynamics 6 credits

4th Semester: 

Students make and present Master’s research project (30 credits).

Oksana Lavrova