Saint Petersburg, Russia

Biomedical Engineering

online course
when 5 July 2021 - 16 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

The course is suitable as the first bioengineering course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students.

The primary objective of the course is to present the fundamentals of biomaterials physics and technology particularly highlighting specific fields of cryoconservation and tissue engineering. The lectures cover polymeric implants, scaffold engineering, topics of cryobiology, cryotechnology, artifitial organs. The program also includes online visit to an electrispinning laboratory and working on a project in small teams.


Cultural program

Socio-cultural program of extracurricular activities and networking events are included*:

Online format:

- Online Pub Quiz;
- Online Interactive Tour to SPbPU Museum;
- Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;


On-site format:

- Boat city tour for students to get acquainted with the beauty of the city;
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art;
- Pub Quiz in the city center of St. Petersburg;
- Excursion to Pushkin, former tzar summer residence famous for its palace and park ensemble. Students will visit the outstanding Catherine Palace with glorious Amber room (optional, for extra price);
- Excursion to Peterhof palace-ensemble with picturesque gardens, a countless number of fountains and giant golden statues (optional, for extra price)
*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

Professors and lecturers:

- Prof. Birgit GLASMACHER, professor, director of the institute for multiphase processes, Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany)
- Dr. Oleksandr GRYSHKOV, Associate Professor, institute for multiphase processes, Leibniz Uni

Target group

Entrance requirements

- Knowledge of Chemistry and Physics corresponding to the first two years of a Bachelor's degree program in physics, mathematics, technology etc;
- Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required;
- Applicants are expected to have at least 2 year of University level studies.

Fee info

EUR 270: Online format

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 Summer School).
EUR 510: On-site format

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 Summer School).

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