Saratov State University


Saratov State University (SSU) is one of the largest educational, scientific and cultural centers in Russia with 28 individual departments and substantial research laboratory facilities supporting research in biophysics, medical physics, biochemical physics, biomedical optics, biology, chemistry, nanotechnologies, computer science, nonlinear processes, and materials science & bioengineering. The University campus is shared with Saratov State Medical University, it is affiliated with the specialized clinics and hosts clinical research and investigation. These research facilities are available for research groups from SSU because of a long-term collaborative agreement between two parties. Photonics and Biophotonics research and developments as well as educational programs are concentrated in two major SSU divisions: Chair of Optics and Biomedical Physics (COBP) and Research-Educational Institute of Optics and Biophotonics (REIOB). Around 60 research and faculty members of these two divisions are involved in photonics and Biophotonics studies and education, including 10 full professor and 30 PhD and MD. Two student Chapters of SPIE and OSA are well functioning on the basis of COBP and REIOB.


Astrakhanskaya 83
410012 Saratov

Russian Federation


Contact person

Professor Valery Tuchin