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In the next 10 years, Russian universities – the winners of the federal program “Priority-2030” are planning to create more than 300 new specialties. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The Deputy Prime Minister noted that the work of universities to transform and create new areas of study is a response to the request of the real sector of the economy for training personnel with digital competencies.

“The training of highly qualified personnel is the most important tool for achieving national goals, which were defined by Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is important for the Government that our universities, which received mega grants of 1 billion rubles under the Priority 2030 program, not only presented transformation programs, but also provided for the creation of new faculties and areas of study. I think this is a worthy answer to the market’s demand. In total, over 300 new specialties are planned to be created in these universities in the next 10 years. Every second of them is associated with digital technologies and the development of artificial intelligence, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.

For example, at the Ural Federal University. Boris Yeltsin, by 2024, four new master’s programs in artificial intelligence will be created: “Artificial Intelligence Engineering”, Practical Artificial Intelligence, “Artificial Intelligence in the Electricity Industry” and “Intelligent Urban Energy Systems”. In the next three years, Tomsk State University will develop four undergraduate and two graduate programs aimed at training AI specialists for the medical and mining industries.

Bauman Moscow State Technical University plans to launch three new master’s programs: “Biophotonics and Tissue Engineering”, “Soft Matter and Physics of Fluids” and “Biotechnology”. ITMO University will continue to expand its positions in the field of lasers and synchrotrons. New educational programs will appear in the areas of “Quantum communications in the industry” and “Laser and synchrotron technologies of the” megascience “class”.

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) plans to open at once 10 new master’s programs in the field of resource-saving technologies and new materials for energy transition, modeling of physical and mechanical properties and technology for the production of polymers and composites. Also, a number of new specialties will be formed at SPbPU for the training of management personnel in digital healthcare.

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