“Provide students of ITMO University’s educational programs a vacation from March 28 to April 25, 2020, and inform employees and students at ITMO University about the relevant changes in the educational schedule. Declare the days from March 30, 2020 to April 3, 2020 to be non-working days by the President of the Russian Federation with retention of wages for employees,” the decree reads (the document is available in Russian here).

We should add that earlier, in accordance with the order of ITMO University’s Rector from March 16, 2020, “On the organization of educational activities in the conditions of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) amongst staff and students”, St. Petersburg university already provided the implementation of educational programs in full with the use of online learning and distance learning technologies. 

ITMO University has also taken a number of other measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection. You can find detailed information at this link

We remind you that you can follow all the current information on the epidemiological situation associated with the spread of the coronavirus infection here (in Russian).

If you have any questions concerning your studies, you should contact the Student Services Office (+7 (812) 607-04-74, so@itmo.ru, Telegram: ITMOLNIA), as well as ITMO University’s Department of Academic Affairs.