Russian - German scientific - educational center ACOPhys
Applied and computational physics
The Russian-German scientific-educational center
«Applied and computational physics» (ACOPhys) is a structural division of the Physics
faculty of St.Petersburg State University. The center is based and functions at the
of St.Petersburg State University. The centre was founded and now is working
with partisipation of
Technical university Munich,
Technical university Ilmenau and
University of Leipzig
The purpose of the scientific-educational center is
creation the Russian and German higher schools partnership in order to improve
quality of education in the field of applied mathematics and physics. The center
realizes concepts developed by organizing committee of the Russian - German center
during meetings held in Saint Petersburg, Ilmenau, Leipzig and Munich. These concepts
were submitted in memorandums and agreements authorized by administrations of corresponding
universities. The partnership is based on long-term scientific cooperation between the
German universities and the Saint-Petersburg state university, and expressed in
short-term joint schools for the master-students and in mutual interest in an
exchange of experience in higher education and the researches related with practical
needs of both countries.
The primary goal of the scientific-educational center is
attraction both scientific and business communities to creation and realization at physical
faculty of SPbSU the scientific-educational and innovational politics in the fields of
solid body physics and computational physics with the help of:
- Efforts of integration of the higher school, of the scientific organizations and
business - community for creation at physical faculty of SPbSU the innovational
educational environment in the fields of solid body and computational physics
- Implementation of innovational educational and pedagogical techniques which
is based on complex and effective usage of information analytics and information
communication technologies in educational process for master degree students
- Formation of the business culture of master degree and PhD students of the Physics
faculty in SPbSU through the organization of research, innovational, enterprise
and information consulting activity.
Activities of the scientific-educational center
The Center involves professors of the German
universities-participants, leading experts of other universities of Russia and
Russian Academies of sciences in order to provide necessary educational level.
The scientific-educational center is focused on
training Russian and German master and PhD students. Master program lasts 2 years.
Lectures are given in Russian and English languages.