Science Needs You Contest

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The call for applications for the Science Needs You contest is now open! Don’t miss your chance to enroll in a Master’s program at ITMO’s Faculty of Laser Photonics and Optoelectronics through your academic achievements.

The contest requirements:

  1. Apply for one of the three Master's programs via your personal account on ITMO Admissions website (admission type: Science Needs You contest);
  2. Provide a profile and portfolio by filling out the registration form;
  3. Take an informal interview with a representative of the chosen Master's program.

The faculty offers the following educational programs:

  • Applied Photonics and Smart Electronics;
  • Quantum Technologies in the Industry;
  • Laser Technologies.

Within one working week after submitting your application, the contest’s organizers will contact you to agree on the date and interview format (mainly held with remote technologies: Zoom or Skype). The winners of the contest with a total of 100 points for their portfolio and interview will be enrolled in the Master’s program without entrance exams.

The application deadline is June 4, 2021. The competition results will be announced on June 18, 2021, on ITMO’s official outlets.

Learn more about the offered Master’s programs and the competition by following this link (in Russian).


The competition is open to students in the last year of their Bachelor’s studies and former students with a Bachelor’s degree.


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Svetlana Degtiareva