"Developing Master Programmes in Mobile Application and Game Design" (MAGnUS) 598342-EPP-1-2018-1-SE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Project Name: “Developing Master Programmes in Mobile Application and Game Design” (MAGnUS)

Project Code: 598342-EPP-1-2018-1-SE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Grant Provided by the European Commission

Program: Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education.

Duration: Jan. 15, 2019 – Jan. 14, 2022

Coordinator: Linköping University (Sweden)


Russian Federation:

  1. Astrakhan State University
  2. Southern Federal University
  3. Voronezh State University


  1. Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University
  2. Baku State University
  3. Baku Engineering University

EU Partners:

  • Linköping University (Sweden)
  • Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (Portugal)
  • Tallinn University (Estonia)
  • University of Derby (Great Britain)

Project Goals:

  • Contribution to modernization and internationalization of higher education in the field of ICT in Russia and Azerbaijan;
  • Launch of a master interdisciplinary program of international level that would contribute to integration and interregional cooperation to sustain exchange of knowledge;
  • Contribution to development of cooperation between universities and non-academic partners in the European Union, Russia, and Azerbaijan;
  • Development of innovative capacities of Russian and Azerbaijani universities;
  • Promotion of education; provision of employment opportunities for graduates of technical specializations at enterprises and organizations.


  • Development of the syllabus of the master program “Mobile Applications and Game Design”;
  • Creation of an international educational platform in the field of mobile applications;
  • Development of innovative activities aiming to obtain hands-on skills in the field of software at universities that are our partners;
  • Academic mobility of faculty staff – practical training at universities that are our partners to enhance professors’ professional skills and form new ones;
  • Launch of research laboratories at Russian and Azerbaijani universities;
  • Organization of a summer school jointly with our academic partners.

Project Supervisor at ASU:

Alexey Rybakov – Director of the Institute of Physics & Mathematics of ASU.

Project Participants at ASU:

  1. Iskandar Azhmukhamedov – Dean of the Faculty of Digital Technologies & Cybersecurity;

  2. Svetlana Okladnikova – Head of the Chair of Information Technologies;

  3. Olga Sergeeva – Head of the International Cooperation Office;

  4. Irina Bocharnikova – Chief of the Project Office of International Cooperation & Development.


Master Programs Admission Procedure

Entrance exams will be held on the 28th of August.

Information Leaflet


Последнее редактирование: 25-08-2020, Глинчевский Эдвард Иванович