The first Art & Science master’s degree program is launched

ITMO University, Russian Academic Excellence Project participant, launches the first Art & Science international master’s degree program in Russia which integrates art and science.

Dimitri Ozerkov, art historian, curator and Director of the Department of Contemporary Art, the State Hermitage Museum, became an academic supervisor of the master’s degree program. All training under the program will be provided in English.

The new master’s degree program is aimed at training interdisciplinary specialists who are to tackle the issues related to science, society and culture combining tools in the sphere of art and advanced technologies. The program launched within Project 5-100 will provide artists who would like to discover new opportunities for being expressive with necessary scientific and technical skills, and will help encourage creativity of those who have practical experience in technology and are seeking new ways of creative development in arts. (Read more…)