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ITMO University’s admission campaign 2020 is fully online. Moreover, all students will be able to choose between offline and online studies in the first semester. The pandemic won’t prevent us from beginning the new semester on time. ITMO University also offers a whole range of scholarships and contests that will allow the students not only to study and do research, but also to make money. More about these and other opportunities – in this ITMO.NEWS article.
Education Helps You Understand Things, Science Communication – to Explain Them: An Interview with ITMO University Graduate Daniil Shirokov
Daniil Shirokov is one of the first graduates of the Science Communication program at ITMO University. By the time he started his Master’s studies, he already had a Bachelor’s degree in biophysics. Now, Daniil works as a science communicator at one of the biggest private clinics in St. Petersburg while writing a thesis on philosophy. ITMO.NEWS contacted him and found out what it’s like to switch from hard science to humanities, why a medical center would need a science communicator and how he studies the way scientific knowledge changes at modern universities.
On September 20, 2019, ITMO University held ITMO Partner Day, which brought together over 30 representatives of ITMO’s international partner educational institutions. Attending the event were rectors and vice rectors, heads of international departments, coordinators of international programs, and professors of the universities from Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, the US, Australia and other countries. As part of the Partner Day, they attended several of ITMO’s laboratories and were able to meet the university’s students during the Study Abroad Fair 2019, an educational fair dedicated to international exchange opportunities.
ITMO University students have lots of opportunities to gain exciting international experiences, such as short-term internships, the Buddy System, the Study Abroad at Home competition, and semester exchanges. Applications are already open for ITMO’s academic mobility programs! Read on to learn the details.
Starting from the new academic year, Master’s and PhD students at ITMO University will be given the opportunity to participate in academic exchanges and internships at the University of Lorraine (Université de Lorraine, UL), one of France’s largest and highest-rated universities. Moreover, ITMO and UL will be able to exchange professors who will give topical lectures on a wide range of subjects. Such an expansion of the mobility opportunities available has been made possible thanks to an Erasmus+ program grant. We spoke to Alexandre Nominé, a senior research associate at ITMO University’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering and ITMO Fellow, to find out more about the cooperation, requirements for participating in the Russian-French mobility program, and its future prospects.
Alexandra Shapovalova, a second-year Master’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, spent a semester in Barcelona, participating in an academic exchange program at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the student shares her experiences of the program. Read on to learn about why people in Barcelona fight over a room with a window, how to travel in Spain and Europe on a budget and what to expect from your studies.
ITMO University Master’s student Victoria Golubeva has recently finished her exchange program at the University of Technology of Troyes (France). She says that this experience helped her broaden her horizons, improve her foreign language skills and make friends with people from all over the world. Read on to learn the details.
Every year, ITMO University students participate in winter and summer schools in Russia and abroad. This is a great opportunity to enhance your skills, broaden your horizons, and establish useful connections that will come in handy in your future career. The best thing about such schools, though, is that the university covers up to 70% of all expenses. All you have to do is to apply for participation and financial support. Apart from summer and winter schools, you can take part in various conferences, workshops, competitions, championships, research internships, and other activities. In this article, we’ll tell you all about the best international summer schools to attend this summer and how to get there.
Why and how to calculate heat losses in apartment complexes, how thermal shield materials are created, and how to optimize energy consumption: these are the hot topics the seven students of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University worked on during their exchange at ITMO. ITMO.NEWS met the young researchers to talk about what surprised them in the Russian education system, what projects they managed to accomplish here and why heat power engineering is a promising field to explore for Russia and their home country of Kazakhstan.
On April 25, ITMO University held the partner university exhibition Student Fair. Representatives of Télécom ParisTech, Bordeaux Montaigne University, Özyeğin University, and other leading universities spoke with students about international mobility and Master’s degree programs. In this article, you’ll find all the necessary info about short-term and semester exchange programs and other great opportunities for students at ITMO University.