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  • Carving Your Niche

    Of Russian descent, raised in Israel, and after having spent her youth in Canada, Nelly, with a background in history and fine arts returned to us as a native English teacher at ITMO University.


  • From Lagos to St. Petersburg

    One of ITMO’s most beloved and well-known native English speakers is Chineye Osuoha, more affectionately known as Jayjay. He makes frequent appearances in ITMO photographs and advertisements and having already taught for four years both staff and students of the University, he is already a household name. 


  • A New Level of Being International

    When we talk about international students at our University, we are usually thinking of someone who comes from another country with another culture to study here. But often we don’t quite take international as literally as we should. Abid Mossalli, an international student from the Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems takes "international" to an entirely new level.


  • ITMO Faculty Learned How to Teach in English in Arizona

    5 weeks, 10 ITMO staff, 7 classes, 4 teacher trainers, 50 hours of travel, 100 hours of study and a lot of sunshine. Why all the fuss? It’s called English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI), and it’s what is bringing ITMO University into the cutting-edge of internationalization.


  • "It's More than ESP" Exceeds Our Expectations"

    On December 9−10 ITMO University hosted a conference on ESP (English for Specific Purposes) for English language teachers, translators and linguists.


  • ITMO University Enters Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

    For the first time, ITMO University placed in Times Higher Education (THE) BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings, taking 27th position worldwide and 4th in Russia.


  • We Are the Champions: ITMO’s English Courses at "Sirius" Center for Talented Children

    The November session at the Sirius educational center for talented children is going full blast. Three weeks every month, its students work on projects and participate in workshops under the supervision of Russia's leading scientists, artists, musicians and experts in other fields. This time ITMO University that already organized one the project sessions for the center, takes up a new role and conducts courses in English.


  • How an American Ended Up Teaching at ITMO University

    Avoiding jellied meat, enjoying drinks made from bread, and drinking starbucks in St. Petersburg. Meet Joshua Schiefelbein. Born in South Carolina, Joshua spent his first few years in Germany, then moved back to the U.S. living in several different cities until he finally made his way to St. Petersburg, Russia where he now resides. So what brings this enthusiastic young American to our beautiful rainy city?


  • #AEGEE: ITMO University is Coming Closer to the European Student Community

    AEGEE has dropped one more pin on Europe’s map! Despite the fact that the organization has already had a branch in St. Petersburg for some time, until now there was no special platform for meetings and events. As of now ITMO is ready to serve as the communication center for Europe’s largest student organization branch. The English News Portal of ITMO University discussed new opportunities for students initiated by this partnership with Anastasia Kachesova, President of the «AEGEE Sankt-Peterburg».


  • 56th in the Times Higher Education Ranking: Reasons Behind ITMO’s Success

    Last week, the results for Times Higher Education ranking came in — several Russian universities, including three participants of the Project 5−100: ITMO University, Higher School of Economics and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology got into the top-100. ITMO, having got into the ranking for the first time, took 56th position in the top-100.