Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

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On January 25, 1941 the Leningrad Aviation Institute (LAI) was founded on the former premises of the Leningrad Road Institute (Gastello Street, 15) by the Decree of the Soviet Government. 1200 students were enrolled in three faculties of Aircraft Construction, Instrumentation and Motor Building. During the Great Patriotic War the Institute operated an aircraft and tank repair shop. While some of the students and the faculty standing for the city, the LAI was evacuated.

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13 December, 2018
Chilean Robotics Visits SUAI

Chilean Robotics Visits SUAI

December 13, 2018 SUAI welcomed a delegation from the Chilean Association of Robotics, headed by Mr. Rodrigo Quevedo.

The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, Doctor of Economic Sciences, and the Dean of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Alexander R. Bestugin met the guests to present SUAIs education and R&D.

Dr. Konstantin V. Losev informed the Chilean delegation on international cooperation and training international students at SUAI.

Dr. Alexander R. Bestugin talked on joint projects between SUAI and industry.

In the negotiations Mr. Rodrigo Quevedo thanked SUAI for promoting cooperation between Russian education and leading universities of Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Chilean delegation visited SUAIs Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality Lab. to see achievements of the Universitys R&D.

05 December, 2018
Conference on Modern Problems in Law, Society and State

Conference on Modern Problems in Law, Society and State

December 5, 2018 SUAI hosted a Conference on Modern Issues in Law, Society and State to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

The Conference brought together students, faculty, administration, public agencies, executive and legislative authorities.

The Dean of the Law Faculty, DCL, Victor M. Boer opened the Conference by awarding best students and faculty.

Discussions and findings of the Conference contributed to:

-Constitutional status of federative and local authorities;

-Constitutional provisions for national security;

-International standards and Russian legislation in human rights;

-Legal civil relations;

-Legal criminal policies and procedures;

-Interaction of government agencies and civil social institutions to protect human rights.


30 November, 2018
SUAI at St. Petersburg International Scientific and Educational Workshop 2018

SUAI at St. Petersburg International Scientific and Educational Workshop 2018

November 30, 2018 The EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center hosted the St. Petersburg International Scientific and Educational Workshop 2018 within the Week of St. Petersburg Professional Education.

The Workshop promotes education of St. Petersburg with university and R&D leaders, discussing challenges in education. The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev participated in the meeting to talk on training experts and correlation between higher education standards and development of St. Petersburg economy and society.

Within strategic sessions, the Workshop marked tendencies in modern education and means to increase recognition of the citys universities.

The Workshop resulted in signing an agreement between Eleonora V. Mitrofanova from Rossotrudnichestvo and Andrei S. Maksimov, the President of the Committee on Science and Higher Education.

29 November, 2018
II International Round Table on Russia and Switzerland for Safe Digital World: Legal and Technological Issues of Personal Data Protection in Global World

II International Round Table on Russia and Switzerland for Safe Digital World: Legal and Technological Issues of Personal Data Protection in Global World

November 29, 2018 the Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics became a venue for the international Round Table to bring together Russian education, R&D, industry and Swiss education with the Director of the Swiss institute for Financial Training Mr. Bernhard Koye.

SUAI was represented by its Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev to discuss relevant challenges with the Round Table.

In the event the participants heard reports on financial institutions risks in digital era, digital economy and fighting cyber fraud.

The Round Table focused on rapid increase in technologies and challenges faced by the modern education.

26 November, 2018
Round Table on International Cooperation and Promotion of Russian Education Abroad

Round Table on International Cooperation and Promotion of Russian Education Abroad

November 26, 2018 the Russian State Hydrometeorological University hosted the Round Table on International Cooperation and Promotion of Russian Education Abroad within the XII St. Petersburg Congress on Professional Education, Science and Innovations in XXI Century.

St. Petersburg universities leaders met to discuss international ranking of Russian universities, tools to promote bilateral mobility and to increase number of international students.

SUAIs Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev shared the Universitys experience in international cooperation, focusing on networking, joint educational programs and R&D, academic mobility, forums, conferences, seminars etc.

The Round Table promoted online courses, universities websites in foreign languages and well-organized support to ensure social and cultural adaptation of international students.

The events resolution stated the need of cooperation between Russian universities and associations representing them abroad.

21 November, 2018
Cosmostart Forum at SUAI

Cosmostart Forum at SUAI

November 20-21, 2018 SUAI was one of the St. Petersburg hosts for the Cosmostart bringing together Russian talented youth and aerospace.

The Forum opening at Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya saw speeches by the Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina, the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Konstantin N. Serov and the Vice-President of the Russian Federation of Cosmonautics Oleg P. Mukhin.

In the Forum young participants interviewed Russian cosmonauts, visited interactive stands and quested.

The guests attended a video conference with the cosmonaut Sergei V. Prokopiev, answering the audiences questions from the international space station,

The Forum closed with singing Trava u Doma (Grass by the Home), a token of the cosmonaut in the orbit longing for home.

02 June, 2017

SUAI at SPIEF17 and II Interregional Forum Strengthening of the International SME Alliance between the Russian Federation and the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

SUAI took part in the II Interregional Forum Strengthening of the International SME Alliance between the Russian Federation and the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF17) held on the premises of the St. Petersburg Expoforum.

SPIEF17 was attended by representatives of over 30 countries Trade and Economy ministers, diplomats, state export officials, big business.

Prior to the opening the St. Petersburg Vice-Governor S. Movchan had a meeting with the delegations of Latin America and the Caribbean.

In the meeting the St. Petersburg officials discussed the topical issues with delegates from Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, El-Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, Suriname, Panama, Uruguay, and other.

At SPIEF17 SUAI was represented by the Vice-Rector for International Affairs K. Losev and L. Kheyfets and V. Kheyfets of the SUAI Department of International Entrepreneurship to meet, among others, E. Zhikh, the Director of Russia-Latin America Business Center and sign an Agreement on Cooperation.

The Forum ended in signing an official protocol by A. Shchetinin, the Director of Latin America Department of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs A. Shchetinin and Carlos Ernesto Chanduvi Suarez, Chief of Latin America and the Caribbean Division, UNIDO.

16 November, 2018
6th Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference at SUAI

6th Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference at SUAI

November 16, 2018 the The St.George Hall at SUAI (Gastello Street, 15) became a venue for the opening of the 6th Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference to discuss experiences and challenges of modern society, problems in Philosophy, Culture, Sociology, Political Science and Psychology of the Information Society.

The ceremony started with the Vice-Rector for Educational Work Victor M. Boers reading the greeting letter by the Rector Yu. Antokhina.

The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities Konstantin V. Losev talked on philosophical and cultural problems posed by technology-based society. He also stressed the international character of the Conference, attended by Italy and Belarus this time.

Doctor in Philosophy, Professor Sergei V. Orlov welcomed the guests to discuss and share opinions on this years topics.

14 November, 2018
5th Association of Rectors of Transport Universities of Russia and China Forum

5th Association of Rectors of Transport Universities of Russia and China Forum

November 14, 2018 St. Petersburg hosted the 5th Forum of Russian-Chinese Transport Universities Rector Association within the Betancourt International Engineering Forum.

SUAI, an active partner of international transport universities, was represented by its Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev. A member of BRAIA Initiative, SUAI cooperates with leading Chinese universities in developing navigation systems, transport infrastructure and projecting a high-speed railway system.

The session opened with the Chairman of the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly Valentina Matviyenkos letter to the participants, read by the Rector of the St. Petersburg State Transport University Alexander Panychev.

The Forum heard the speeches by the General Secretary of the Chinese Peoples Society for International Friendship Li Xikuai, the President of the Eurasia international corporation Feng Yaou and the Council for Chinese Education in St. Petersburg Sun Lailin.

In the Forum Russian and Chinese university leaders shared experience in R&D for identifying new challenges.

The next Forum is to be held at the Beijing Union University October 2019.

08 November, 2018
SUAI Welcomes Liming Vocational University (PRC)

SUAI Welcomes Liming Vocational University (PRC)

November 8, 2018 SUAI welcomed a delegation from the Liming Vocational University (Quanzhou, PRC), headed by its President Mr. Songbai WANG to discuss educational programs and mutual internships.

The delegation was greeted by the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev. The talks started with a presentation on SUAIs education in aeronautics and aviation.

Konstantin V. Losev promoted SUAIs Russian language courses for international students.

The parties agreed to enhance cooperation by creating and signing a framework agreement between the universities.

23 October, 2018
IPSA Visits SUAI

IPSA Visits SUAI

October 23, 2018 SUAI welcomed the delegation from Engineering School in Aeronautical and Space Systems (IPSA, France) of the IPSA Toulouse campus head Jean-Marc Chalin and the Coordinator of IPSA development program with Russia Marina Latour.

The SUAI delegation of the Rector Yulia A. Antokhina, the Vice-Rector for the international Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, the Vice-Rector for Educational Activities Valery A. Matyash with other administration and science of SUAI outlined the long history of successful cooperation between the two universities.

In the negotiations the parties discussed curriculums for student exchange and joint master training, resulting in a new dual certification program.

18 October, 2018
Strengthening of Russia-LAC Cooperation

Strengthening of Russia-LAC Cooperation

October 18, 2018 SUAI welcomed Bastian Palacio Esquivel, the Director of STEM in the Republic of Chile, and Francisca Motecions Petite, a talented young researcher.

The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev met the Chilean delegation with a presentation on education at SUAI and a proposal of student exchange agreements between Russia and Chile with SUAI participation.

Young researchers outlined the quality of higher education at SUAI stressing the growing interest among Chilean students to Russian universities.

The meeting saw a preliminary arrangement for several Chilean students to take a course at SUAI in the next academic year.

Creative Activities

For decades, SUAI graduates leading designers, chief engineers, heads of large industrial enterprises have been shaping the aircraft, the space and the instrumentation engineering.

- Georgy Poltavchenko

The Governor of St. Petersburg,
graduate of the SUAI Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems