Institutes & Faculties

Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems


The Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems is a recognized center both in Russia and the rest of the world, aimed for the training of certified specialists in the fields of modern instrumentation, motion control and navigation systems, advanced aerospace information systems, technology of transport processes and system analysis. Well-known scientific schools and research in the field of instrumentation, aerodynamics and flight dynamics of aircraft, ensuring the safety of mobile objects, satellite monitoring, processing systems, information, technical diagnostics, creating small-sized aircraft and ensuring their safe navigation are the basis of partnerships with colleagues from around the world. The modern educational, methodological and practical (laboratory) base of the Institute includes the use of advanced learning technologies in the educational process, allows students to conduct applied research, create and lead projects to participate in notable professional exhibitions and competitive tournaments.

Here the traditions of engineering education meet the future
Nikolay Nikolaevich Mayorov
Nikolay Nikolaevich Mayorov
Director of the Institute, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor


  • Department of Aerospace Measuring and Computing Systems
  • Department of System Analysis and Logistics
  • Department of Operation and Control of Aerospace Systems
  • Department of Aerospace Computer and Software Systems


Nikolay Nikolaevich Mayorov
Director of the Institute
+7-812-571-16-89, +7-812-494-70-10
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 52-14 (view)

Institute of Radio Engineering and Infocommunication Technologies


We are surrounded by radio-electronic devices in our everyday life. Factories and banks, scientific laboratories and transport, spacecraft and sea vessels are equipped with the most sophisticated electronic equipment. It is impossible to imagine the modern world without satellite navigation systems, television and communication systems, without computers and information networks, without high-quality audio and video equipment.

Graduates of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications are well versed in all this diversity. They can carry out the design, manufacture, repair and maintenance of all this equipment, without which life is unthinkable today.

A universal profession is a stable well-being for life. Such professions are given by the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications. Our graduates are highly demanded today, and will be demanded in the foreseeable future.

Alexander Roaldovich Bestugin
Alexander Roaldovich Bestugin
Director of the Institute

The scientific school formed at the University in the field of radio engineering, electronics and communications has been conducting successful research and development in this field for many years and has gained international acknowledgement. Annual international scientific conferences and seminars, which take place on the basis of SUAI, gather leading experts in optoelectronics and radiophysics from around the world. Our students and postgraduates also actively participate in these conferences and seminars.

Training is provided by the following, highly specialized departments:

  • Department of Radio Engineering and Optoelectronic Complexes
  • Department of Radio Engineering Systems
  • Department of Design and Technology of Electronic and Laser Devices
  • Department of Biotechnical Systems and Technologies
  • Department of Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems


Alexander Roaldovich Bestugin
Director of the Institute
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 52-36 (view)

Institute of Cyberphysical Systems


The Institute provides training in the field of intelligent control systems for technical facilities, innovative technologies in general, industrial and special power engineering, thermonuclear physics, electromechanical and robotics systems, energy and resource conservation.

Thanks to the multidisciplinary university training, graduates of our Institute can realize their knowledge and creative potential both in the nuclear power industry as well as in other high-tech branches of electrical and electrophysical profile.

We are developing important partnerships in economic, academic and industrial sciences, and graduates of the Institute successfully work at leading companies in St. Petersburg and other parts of Russia.

Vladislav Fedorovich Shishlakov
Vladislav Fedorovich Shishlakov
Director of the Institute

The Institute includes several scientific departments that train students in a four-level system of higher education. Students are trained on specialized equipment that allows them to conduct a wide range of scientific research in a broad range of values.

Training is led by the following highly specialized departments:

  • Department of Management in Technical Systems

    Head of the Department — Vladislav Fedorovich Shishlakov, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

  • Department of Electromechanics and Robotics

    Head of the Department — Sergey Valentinovich Solionyi, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

  • Department of Information Security

    Head of the Department — Sergey Valentinovich Bezzateev, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor

Thanks to multidisciplinary training, graduates can realize their knowledge and creative potential in the following areas:

  • Intelligent control systems for general industrial and special objects and systems
  • Electromechanical systems and complexes, including in combination with semiconductor converters
  • Electrical equipment based on renewable energy sources
  • Electromechanical equipment for aircraft and marine devices
  • Robotics systems
  • Unique electrophysical devices
  • Application of functional nanomaterials, including superconductivity in electromechanics, electric power engineering and electrophysics


Vladislav Fedorovich Shishlakov
Director of the Institute
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 21-08 (view)

Institute of Information Technologies and Programming


This is the University’s leading Institute in the field of computer science and its applications. Graduates of the Institute become specialists in the field of computing machines, complexes, systems and networks, computer hardware and automated systems software, mathematical support and administration of information systems, mathematical modeling, computer science and computer technology, electronic devices and systems.

Today, training at the Institute combines all aspects of training in the field of IT – from microprocessor systems to virtual and augmented reality.

Tatiana Mikhailovna Tatarnikova
Tatiana Mikhailovna Tatarnikova
Director of the Institute

The subjects of scientific research of the Institute are:

  • Modeling of complex electronic systems
  • Search and study of extreme quasi-orthogonal bases for information processing tasks
  • Redundant variables in the tasks of control and correction of computational processes
  • Cybernetic picture of the world. Cyber physical systems:
  • Optoelectronic systems for mobile applications
  • Loading and consolidation of data from heterogeneous resources, Operational and long-term data storage, Data Mining (IAD), Predictive analytics, Generation and choice of solutions, generation of plans, explanatory opportunity, Interpretation of knowledge
  • Virtual and mixed reality (augmented reality, augmented virtuality), Multi-user worlds, Bio-cybernetic interface in virtual and augmented reality systems

Research and education is conducted by the following academic departments:

  • Department of Applied Informatics
  • Department of Information Systems and Technologies
  • Department of Computer Technology and Software Engineering
  • Department of Computing Systems and Networks


Tatiana Mikhailovna Tatarnikova
Director of the Institute
+7-812-312-24-14, +7-812-494-70-40
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 52-36 (view)

Institute of Fundamental Training and Technological Innovations


The Institute is aimed at the implementation of the highest level of professional education for the further training of students in the master’s degree programs in the main technical and management areas of training at the University. For this purpose, the University has organized a system of end-to-end training of bachelors and masters. The students of the Institute are focused on research and management activities in various branches of science, industry, and business. The training at the Institute is conducted in accordance with the needs of the leading companies of St. Petersburg, whose scientists and specialists actively participate in the educational process.

A distinctive feature of the Institute is the close connection of fundamental training in mathematics and physics with specialized training and orientation to solving urgent problems of creating the latest technology, competitive science–intensive products, taking into account environmental requirements and norms.

The Institute provides fundamental training in physics and mathematics, mechanics and quality management, technosphere safety, metrology, innovation and applied mathematics, which are reinforced by courses of management theory, economics, as well as by theoretical and practical disciplines on quality management of industrial products and services, and management of knowledge-intensive innovations.

Elena Alexandrovna Frolova
Elena Alexandrovna Frolova
Director of the Institute

Educational training is provided by the following departments:

  • Department of Higher Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Innovation and Integrated Quality Systems
  • Department of Metrological Support of Innovative Technologies and Industrial Safety

Industry-based Department:

  • Department of Standardization, Certification and Quality of High-tech Industries
  • Interfaculty Laboratory of Ecology and Technosphere Safety


Elena Alexandrovna Frolova
Director of the Institute
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 23-20 (view)

Faculty of Humanities


We live in an era when time itself blurs the boundaries between the conventionally “humanitarian” and “technical” fields. This is a time for synthesis of human knowledge, and providing the means to effectively link and interpret this knowledge and connect different cultures is a hard task.

The Faculty of Humanities, taking a modern approach of its special field, is closely connected with these global processes and is forced to respond promptly to all the challenges of an increasingly technogenic modernity.

Our faculty trains highly qualified specialists in promising areas of humanitarian knowledge related to the challenges of the XXI century, aiming for competent professionals within a globalized, multicultural and highly technological world.

Pulchre, bene, recte
(translated from Latin: Fine, good, right)
Konstantin Viktorovich Losev
Konstantin Viktorovich Losev
Dean of the Faculty, Doctor of Economics

The Faculty of Humanities consists of four academic departments:

  • Department of History and Philosophy
  • Department of Advertising and Modern Communications
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Physical Culture and Sports


Konstantin Viktorovich Losev
Dean of the Faculty, Doctor of Economics
15 Gastello street, office 14-07 (view)

Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies and Law


Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies and Law has a long history and provides an opportunity to get higher education in a wide range of subject areas of economics, law and management.

Modern educational and methodological base allows the use of advanced learning technologies in the educational process: from business games and trainings to webinars. The University provides its students with classrooms equipped with computers with specialized mathematical software and office equipment, a systematically replenished collection of literature on topical issues of economics, law and management in the library, which includes many books written by SUAI professors and teachers.

We are proud of our history, we keep up with the times, we look confidently into the future
Artur Surenovich Budagov
Artur Surenovich Budagov
Director of the Institute


  • Department of Economics of High-tech Industries
  • Department of Business Informatics and Management
  • Department of International Entrepreneurship
  • Department of Public Law
  • Department of Civil Law

Industry-based departments:

  • Industry-based Department of the State Civil Service of St. Petersburg
  • Innovative Design, Entrepreneurship Development and Computer Science (HC “Leninets”) Industry-based Department


Artur Surenovich Budagov
Director of the Institute
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, office 52-54 (view)

Faculty of Additional Professional Education


The Faculty of Additional Professional Education is a unified educational center of the University that implements educational programs for advanced training and professional retraining.

By choosing the programs of the Institute you will expand the scope of your competencies, gain professional knowledge in specialized and new areas, make a ‘reset’ of theoretical information and practical skills, master a new specialty
Melnichenko Alexandra Mikhailovna
Melnichenko Alexandra Mikhailovna
Dean of the Faculty, Doctor of Economics, Associate Professor


Melnichenko Alexandra Mikhailovna
Dean of the Faculty
67 Bolshaya Morskaya street, offices 14-22, 14-20 (view)

Faculty of secondary vocational education


The Faculty provides secondary vocational education programs in six technical and three socio-economic specialties.

Polyakov Sergey Leonidovich
Polyakov Sergey Leonidovich
Dean of the Faculty


Polyakov Sergey Leonidovich
Dean of the Faculty
+7-812-387-48-88, +7-812-387-32-92
149b Moskovsky prospect, office 312 (view)

SUAI Engineering school


The task of the Engineering School is to bring the training of engineering personnel to a new level, to build effective relationships between education, science and industry.

The training model is based on project work in small groups and solving real industrial problems. We cooperate with companies that develop modern high-tech products, train students and introduce innovative technological solutions with their participation. This means that we are looking for scientific or engineering projects for our students that become part of their master’s program.

The goal of the Engineering School is to form a set of key competencies for students to work in high–tech industries.

In addition, the School is designed to help partner companies to integrate advanced digital technologies into business processes, implementing the most promising technological solutions.

Sergey Valentinovich Solenyi
Sergey Valentinovich Solenyi
Director of the Engineering School

The SUAI Engineering School operates through various divisions, including thematic laboratories, classes, a business accelerator and an Engineering Education Consortium, among well-known industry partners.


  • Laboratory of Technological Entrepreneurship

    The main goal of the Technological Entrepreneurship Laboratory is to involve students in entrepreneurial activity with the prospect of creating their own technological business or implementing an innovative solution on the site of an industrial partner

  • Internet of Things Laboratory

    The Internet of Things Laboratory is a unique educational space under the direct supervision of technology partners who involve students in real tasks of implementing IoT technology in various fields and developing model educational solutions in various concepts: smart city, smart agriculture, smart manufacturing, etc

  • Robotics Laboratory

    The Robotics Laboratory trains specialists of various levels in the areas of mobile and industrial robotics, participates in the integration of industrial robotics complexes at enterprises and educational institutions, develops various solutions in the field of production automation

  • Laboratory of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    The Laboratory allows students to solve certain full-cycle tasks, from the assembly of a quadcopter to the study of its flight characteristics, autonomous control of unmanned aircraft systems for solving applied transport and other tasks. The laboratory consists of two parts:
    — Simulation, design and configuration of unmanned aircraft systems and their payloads area
    — The installation area equipped with modern computers for modeling components and assemblies of unmanned systems and software for calibration of drones

  • Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

    The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is developing various complexes of technological solutions that allow simulating human cognitive functions (including self-learning and finding solutions without a predetermined algorithm) and obtaining results comparable, at least, with the results of human intellectual activity when performing specific tasks

  • Joint SUAI-Infowatch Cybersecurity Laboratory

    The Laboratory trains specialists in the field of software development in various fields of application, conducts educational and career guidance events, develops various solutions in the field of information and cybersecurity, gamification of education

  • Laboratory of Electrical Power Engineering

    The main goal of the Laboratory is to search and develop new solutions in the field of energy efficiency, improving the quality and productivity of energy resources, modernization and digitalization of the industry, introduction and synthesis of computer and intelligent technologies, integration of the obtained research and development results into the process of practice-oriented training of students

  • Laboratory of New Production Technologies

    Employees and technological partners of the Laboratory are engaged in the development and implementation of digital technologies in production, as well as research in the field of process control systems of enterprises. The main goal of the laboratory is the search and development of new solutions in the field of the fourth industrial revolution “Industry 4.0”

  • Cognitive Research Laboratory

    The main mission of the laboratory is to research and teach students the principles of implementing cognitive science in the design of cyber physiological systems, databases for training artificial intelligence based on natural human cognitive activity, as well as the study of neuro– and myo interfaces and human interaction with information environments

  • Machine Learning Laboratory

    The Machine Learning Laboratory is engaged in the development, application of machine learning methods and algorithms in various fields (in computer vision, natural language processing, data analysis, and others), as well as the application of these methods and algorithms in real projects and tasks

  • Laboratory of eSports and Gamification of Education

    The Laboratory is engaged in the training of eSports athletes, the organization of eSports competition, as well as the study and improvement of educational methods using game mechanics and modern achievements in game design

  • Engineering Garage

    Engineering Garage is a special department for the development of scientific creativity of students and school students. Here, future scientists and inventors receive at their disposal not only the most modern equipment, but also engineering and educational support from experienced mentors. Project participants solve practical real-life tasks formulated by representatives of the industry of St. Petersburg

  • Power Machines – SUAI Student Design Bureau

    The bureau trains students in the field of design and modeling of electrical machine components. Modern NX Siemens and Teamcenter software is used to train students, which is used by most large companies engaged in the production of electric machines

  • UNICUMMOTORS – SUAI Educational Factory for Electric Charging Stations

    This Educational Factory was created as a response to the challenge of developing electric transport infrastructure in Russia. The Factory’s activities are focused on practical training of students on the example of a real small innovative production of electric charging stations for electric vehicles and the development of electric charging infrastructure in general

  • The lecture course of the Engineering School

    Is a series of specialized lectures, workshops, seminars from leading experts of partner enterprises and highly qualified specialists of the Engineering School. The events are dedicated to such areas of technology and technology development as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, the Internet of Things, New Production Technologies, 3D modeling, Robotics, Information Security and Cybersecurity, Electric Power, Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  • SUAI Accelerator

    Is an educational program for initial–stage projects that are at the stage of formulating an idea and finding a target audience for their product. We help students, postgraduates and teachers from any university in St. Petersburg to take the first step towards creating their own business and develop entrepreneurial skills

  • Engineering Education Consortium

    Is a consortium for the creation of advanced educational programs and the implementation of key integrated research and development projects


Sergey Valentinovich Solenyi
Director of the Engineering School,
149b Moskovsky prospect, office 415 (view)