On Tuesday, May 26, two legendary graduates of MIPT Sergey Belousov and Konstantin Novoselov announced a new master's degree course in computer science and software engineering from the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT). The SIT Institute is located in Schaffhausen, the technological center of Switzerland, and the Master of Computer Science and Software Engineering is the first master's program of the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology. The founders are international entrepreneurs and world scientists, including famous Nobel laureates, and the SIT STAR Contest scheduled for early June 2020 will allow the best students to receive a grant for free master's degree.
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