Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Mathematics and Mechanics «Dynamics and Durability of Machines, Devices and Equipment»

Programme Information

The programme aims to train highly qualified specialists in Dynamics and Durability of Machines, Devices and Equipment

Programme's advantages:

Extensive facilities: 15 laboratories.

Upon completing the programme, the graduates will have: 

  • the knowledge of Mechanics fundamentals

  • the ability to apply methods of Mechanic experiment design and performance and experimental data analysis

  • the ability to define mechanical properties of materials and the laws of material deformation and failure

  • the ability to define structure's mechanical properties, to assess structure's reliability and durability  

Programme Description

01.06.01 . Mathematics and Mechanics . Dynamics and Durability of Machines, Devices and Equipment.

Duration of the Programme: 4 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Courses & Study Load

ECTS value: 240 credits

Core Courses: History and Philosophy of Science, Foreign Language,  Scientific Research Methodology and Results Presentation, Current Problems of the Field, Durability of Machines, Devices and Equipment,  Current Challenges in HI Learning and Teaching, Reliability and Durability of Structural Elements, Fracture Mechanics

Practical Teaching Training.

Practical Research Training.

Professional Training / Internships

  • Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

  • Automotive Engineering Laboratory

  • Laboratory for Electrical Equipment for Industrial and Civil Construction

  • Compression-Refrigeration Laboratory       

  • Laboratory of Metrology, Standardization and Certification

  • Mechanics Laboratory

  • CAD/CAM Laboratory

  • Technical Equipment Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Dynamics and Strength of Materials and Structures

  • Electrical Engineering and Electronics Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Petroleum Engineering and Process Control

  • Housing and Utilities Engineering Solutions Laboratory

  • Health and Safety Laboratory   

  • Mechatronics Laboratory

  • Laboratory of Fundamental and Applied Material Science


Career Opportunities
The graduates can pursue career in high-tech sectors of
  • the following areas:
  • the defence industry,
  • aerospace engineering
  • aircraft engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • insurance and management companies, financial institutions and business structures
Admission & Tuition

State-funded applicants (Russian nationals and  Russian speaking applicants from the CIS countries) are  expected to  take  the following exams:

  • Dynamics and Durability of Machines, Devices and Equipment

  • Philosophy

  • Foreign language 


Sergey KORYAGIN, Director of the Institute

Tel.: +7 4012 91 60 50


Language: Russian

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33