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#### PhD Programs

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Mathematics Informatics Astronomy and Astrophysics

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I DOCTORAL STUDIES Astronomy and Astrophysics Book of elective courses: Special Methods of Reduction of Astronomical Observations Magnetohydrodynamics Methods and techniques of Solar observations Solar Physics Stellar atmospheres Physics of stars Astronomical spectroscopy Selected topics of theoretical radio astronomy Introduction to the Theory of Relativity Selected topics of extragalactic astronomy Active galactic nuclei Classical cosmology Selected topics of modern cosmology Astrobiology Physics of interstellar matter Evolution of supernova remnants Numerical methods of radiation transfer Close binary systems Dynamical astronomy Selected topics of astronomy Differential Geometry Analytical Mechanics Satellite astrogeodesy Stellar catalogs and the fundamental astronomical constants Theory of the Earth's rotation Galactic astronomy New instruments and methods in astronomy Analytical methods of celestial mechanics Numerical methods of celestial mechanics Theory of motion of artificial Earth satellites Binary stars Astrochemistry Archaeoastronomy Special course - Astronomy Dynamics of systems of bodies Fluid Mechanics II DOCTORAL STUDIES Study program - INFORMATICS Book of elective courses: Bioinformatics algorithms text complexity of calculating theory Advanced computer architecture design and implementation of functional programming languages Natural language processing Symbolic computation Soft Computing Genetic algorithms Databases - Advanced Concepts Database Theory XML database Object - Relational Database survey data - Advanced Concepts Database Semantic Web information retrieval and research Web Software Development - Advanced Concepts XML technology Cryptography Networks Image Processing Modeling and Languages script programming languages and www Web tools and languages Automatic and interactive theorem proving Formal Methods Machine Learning Construction and analysis of algorithms III PhD Studies in Mathematics The scientific name of doctor of mathematical sciences is acquired after completing doctoral studies. Program of study In the 2009/2010 academic year there will be organized classes for the following courses: 1. Algebraic Topology 2. Complex analysis, winter semester 3. Quasiconformal and harmonic mappings, summer semester 4. Geometric theory of functions, summer semester 5. Analysis 4, winter semester 6. Functional analysis, summer semester 7. Analysis on manifolds, summer semester 8. Finite element method 9. Algebra 3 10. Universal algebra 11. Algebraic number theory 12. Mathematical Logic and Theoretical Computer Science 13. Riemannian geometry of a summer semester 14. XML technology 15. Theory model Students who select these courses should contact the appropriate departments in order to began with lectures on time. There is a possibility of organizing classes and other courses, if there are enough interested students.

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Mathematics Informatics Astronomy and Astrophysics

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MASTER'S ACADEMIC STUDIES I PROGRAM OF STUDY - ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS Modules: Astronomy (module 2AA) Astrophysics (module 2AF) COURSE LENGTH: 1 YEAR (2 SEMESTERS) Total Number of ECTS: 60 A TIMETABLE OF SUBJECTS ELECTIVE MODULE ASTRONOMY (module 2AA, two semesters) FIRST YEAR Elective Subject Elective Subject Research Paper Elective Subject Research Paper Master's Diploma Thesis Total Number of ECTS: 60 LIST OF ELECTIVE SUBJECTS FROM MODULE 2AA (group 2IPAA) Internet and Software Packages in Astronomy General Theory of Relativity and Cosmological Models Differential Geometry Star Systems Contemporary Methods of Practical Astronomy Subject From Another Module (from either basic or master's studies) ELECTIVE MODULE ASTROPHYSICS (module 2AF, two semesters) SECOND YEAR Elective Subject Elective Subject Research Paper Elective Subject Research Paper Master's Diploma Thesis Total Number of ECTS: 60 LIST OF ELECTIVE SUBJECTS FROM MODULE 2AF (group 2IPAF) Introduction to Extragalactic Astronomy General Theory of Relativity and Cosmological Models Interpretation of Astronomical Spectra Interstellar Matter Celestial Mechanics Internet and Software Packages in Astronomy Theory of the Galactic Spiral Structure Subject From Another Module (from either basic or master's studies) MASTER'S ACADEMIC STUDIES II PROGRAM OF STUDY - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COURSE LENGTH: 2 YEARS (4 SEMESTERS) Total Number of ECTS: 60 A TIMETABLE OF SUBJECTS FIRST YEAR Information Systems Network Computing Database Projection Elective Subject 1 (Group N) Automated Reasoning Data Research Elective Subject 2 (Group N) Methodology of a Scientific Paper Total Number of ECTS: 60 Subject Name SECOND YEAR Analysis and Construction of Algorithms Elective Subject 3 (Group N) Your Own Research Paper Diploma Thesis (part 1) Scientific Computing Elective Subject 4 (Group N) Your Own Research Paper Diploma Thesis (part 2) Total Number of ECTS: 60 Elective Subjects (Group N) Bioinformatics Language and Automata Theory Cryptography Geometric Algorithms Parallel Algorithms Text Algorithms Mathematical Programming and Optimization Programming for WWW Programming Language Design Programming Language Semantics Functional Programming Multimedia System Development Computer Graphics Distributed Object-Oriented Databases Software Development Basics of Management GRADUATE STUDIES III STUDY PROGRAM - MATHEMATICS MODULES: PROFFESOR OF MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS (module 2ML) THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS AND APPLICATIONS (module 2MM) APPLIED MATHEMATICS (module 2MP) STATISTICS, ACTUARIAL AND FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS (module 2MS) COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS (module 2MR) LENGTH OF STUDIES: 1 YEAR (2 SEMESTERS) TOTAL ECTS: 60 SCHEDULE OF COURSES PER SEMESTER AND YEAR OF STUDY: MODULE PROFFESOR OF MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS (module 2ML, 2 semesters) Serial Number Code Course name Semester ECTS FIRST YEAR Elective course Elective course 2 Elective course 3 Study research work 1 Study research work 2 Graduate master work Total ECTS: 60 ELECTIVES LIST FOR MODULE 2МL (group 2IPML) Methods of teaching algebra and mathematical logic Methods of teaching mathematical analysis Methods of teaching geometry Methods of teaching computer science Numbers theory 2 Internet and software packages in astronomy Combinatorics Course from the other modules (undergraduate or graduate studies) MODULE THEORETICAL MATHEMATICS AND APPLICATIONS (module 2MM, 2 semesters) Serial Number Code Course name Semester ECTS FIRST YEAR Elective course 1 Elective course 2 Elective course 3 Study research work 1 Study research work 2 Graduate master work Total ECTS: 60 ELECTIVES LIST FOR MODULE 2ММ (group 2IPMM) Selected topics of real analysis Selected topics of complex analysis Selected topics of functional analysis Selected topics of ordinary differential equations Selected topics of partial differential equations Selected topics of algebra Selected topics of mathematical logic Numbers theory 2 Theoretical Computer Science Selected topics of algebraic topology Selected topics of differential topology Selected topics of general topology Hyperbolic geometry Lie groups Geometric visualization Selected topics of the global analysis Course from the other modules (undergraduate or graduate studies) MODULE APPLIED MATHEMATICS (module 2MP, 2 semesters) Course name FIRST YEAR Elective course 1 Elective course 2 Elective course 3 Study research work 1 Study research work Graduate master work Total ECTS: 60 ELECTIVES LIST FOR MODULE 2МP (group 2IPMP) Combinatorial optimization Operational Research Finite elements Optimal management Mathematical modeling Course from the other modules (undergraduate or graduate studies) MODULE STATISTICS, ACTUARIAL AND FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS (module 2MS, 2 semesters) Course name FIRST YEAR Elective course 1 Elective course 2 Elective course 3 Study research work 1 Study research work 2 Graduate master work Total ECTS: 60 ELECTIVES LIST FOR MODULE 2МS (group 2IPMS) Elements of financial mathematics Life insurance Selected topics of mathematical statistics Selected topics of theoretical probability Selected topics of random processes Course from the other modules (undergraduate or graduate studies) MODULE COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS (module 2МR, 2 semesters) Course name FIRST YEAR Elective course 1 Elective course 2 Research work 1 1 Graduate master work, 1st part 1 Elective course 3 Elective course 4 Research work 2 Graduate master work, 2nd part 2 Total ECTS: 60 ELECTIVES LIST FOR MODULE 2МR (group 2IPMR) Bioinformatics Language and Automata Theory Cryptography Geometric algorithms Parallel algorithms Text algorithms Mathematical programming and optimization Programming for the WWW The design of programming languages Semantics of programming languages Functional programming The development of multimedia systems Computer Graphics 2 Database design Distributed and object database Software Development 2 Fundamentals of management

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