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  • How To Study Abroad: Student’s Guide to International Opportunities in 2021

    Twice a year, ITMO University holds a competition for semester exchange as part of its international academic mobility program. The call for applications for the fall semester will open on February 2 and will remain available until February 21, 2021. The competition is for students of all levels: Bachelor's, Specialists (starting with the second year), and Master's.


  • Student Spotlight: Julianne Gomez, Cuba

    A professional dancer, Julianne Gomez is a Cuban second-year student of the Bachelor’s program Technological Innovations Management at ITMO University. In this interview, Julianne tells us about how since childhood her life has always been linked to Russia and how this influenced her decision to study at ITMO.


  • Presidential Scholarship for Studying Abroad: Winners Share Their Stories

    At the start of every year, the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education holds an open scholarship contest for studying abroad for students with notable achievements in fundamental and applied research. The end of the year is the best time to start preparing for the contest and fill out your application. 


  • Student Spotlight: Michael Nuñez, Ecuador

    This week we spoke with Michael Nuñez from Guayaquil, Ecuador, a third-year student of the Bachelor’s program Mechatronics and Robotics at ITMO University. In this interview, Michael tells us about how his life has changed in recent years, his experiences as an international student, and his short- and long-term goals.


  • Student Spotlight: Omar Ceesay, Gambia

    From East Africa to Russia, Omar Ceesay is currently a Bachelor’s student of Mobile and Network Technologies at ITMO University. After completing a year of Russian language and already 3 months into his first year of studies, he is now used to his new life here in Russia and has fallen in love with Russian history, the city, and the people who make him feel at home.


  • Student Spotlight: Kevin Santisteban, Guatemala

    Kevin Santisteban is a Bachelor’s student in System and Applied Software program at ITMO University. He came to St Petersburg almost a year ago, looking for a change in his life. In an interview for our portal, he talks about his aspirations, passions and experiences in Russia.


  • International Opportunities for ITMO Students in 2020

    The opportunity to study for an entire semester in Europe, Asia, and the Americas is what attracts many applicants to ITMO University every year. In this article, you will learn how to study in the country of your dreams, receive financial support from ITMO University, and what other opportunities the university offers this year.


  • A Guide to Studying Abroad

    Twice a year, ITMO University holds an internal competition for an exchange semester within the framework of the international academic mobility program. The competition is held in September and February, and this year it starts on September 1. Here's what you need to know about spending a semester abroad.


  • ITMO’s Russian Language and Culture Summer School: A Passion for Learning

    Since 2016, ITMO University has hosted a Russian language summer school for language learning enthusiasts around the world. This year, from July 1 to 28, the school was held online for the first time with 22 participants from 10 countries including Canada, China, the UK, the USA and several countries in Europe. We talked to a few of the participants to learn about their experiences during the summer school and what attracted them to Russian language and culture. 


  • Participants of Google’s STEP Internship Share Tips for First-Timers

    For some years now, ITMO students have been regular participants of Google internships. To them, it is an opportunity to experience for themselves how it feels to work for one of the world’s most recognizable corporations. We got in touch with ITMO students and Google interns Vadim Brilyantov, Ilya Bizyaev, Viktoria Erokhina and Anastasia Postnikova to ask them about how to land a dream internship and how the time they spent at Google changed them.