ITMO Edu Awards 2022

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Starting December 7, ITMO University is hosting a series of events held as part of the university’s award for achievement in education. ITMO Edu Awards 2022 is designed to raise the status of teaching staff and celebrate the best lecturers and mentors.

The competition offers two tracks: EduStars and EduLeaders.


The EduStars track is open to all lecturers and mentors and doesn’t require an application. During the academic year, lecturers, students, mentors, deans, administration, and external experts will be part of the contest. Based on the assessment results, the expert board will compile a ranking of employees who would compete for the award.  

Winning lecturers in each of the categories will receive 250,000 rubles. Winning mentors will be invited to undertake an internship and advanced training at leading universities in Russia and abroad.


The ITMO.EduLeaders contest is aimed at ITMO lecturers who have successfully implemented their educational projects, such as new educational tools, new formats of interaction with students, online courses, and so on. 

The contest includes four tracks:  

  • Lecturers (for all lecturers);

  • Junior Lecturers (for lecturers whose teaching experience is less than or equal to three years);

  • Teams (for teaching and research staff working in teams);

  • Prospective Leaders (for teaching and research staff from other universities).

Winners in each of the categories will receive 250,000 rubles. Winners of the Prospective Leaders track will be able to implement their educational projects at ITMO University.

Contest categories

  • Digital Pedagogy;

  • Project Work;

  • Game-Based Learning and Gamification;

  • Active Learning;

  • Educational Videos;

  • Online Courses;

  • Assessments;

  • Pedagogical Management.

To participate in the competition, you need to fill out a competition application no later than January 31, 2022 (inclusively).


The competition is open to ITMO teachers and mentors, as well as lecturers from other universities who would like to implement their educational projects at ITMO University.


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