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  • ITMO University in Top Five for Tuition-Free Admissions in 2017

    Every year, Higher School of Economics in partnership with Yandex conducts a monitoring of Russian universities that admit students based on their scores on the Unified State Exam and where at least 300 students were admitted to tuition-free places. The survey has been conducted since 2009. Last year, ITMO University ranked eighth in tuition-free admissions but this year it moved up to the top five for several majors.


  • Admission Campaign 2017: The Results

    ​ITMO's admission campaign of 2017 is almost over; the lists of accepted students for the first year of Bachelor's and Master's programs have already been published. Read more about ITMO's growing popularity amongst high school graduates, this year's relevant programs, the growing requirements on the Unified State Exam scores and the admission of international students in an article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • ITMO Admissions Campaign 2017: Current Results

    The admissions campaign at ITMO University is nearing its end. The application period for Bachelor’s degree programs has ended, while distance learning and Master’s programs are still accepting applications. The first admissions will be announced on July 29 for students exempt from entrance exams. Read on to find out about the current results of the campaign, the new trends and the most unusual cases.


  • How a Russian Teenager Cracked Nation's Largest Social Network in His Spare Time

    Ilya Glebov is 17 years old. This spring he graduated from one of the best school in Monchegorsk – a small town in Murmansk Oblast with a population of over 40 thousand people. While preparing for his Unified State Exam (USE) in computer science, he stumbled upon an article about a vulnerability in Facebook’s security system that made possible the hacking of nearly all of the accounts on the social network. He decided to try the same “trick”, as Ilya calls it, with VK. Eventually he discovered that such a vulnerability was also present in the Russian social network. Ilya was rewarded with two thousand dollars for his discovery and he received one more thousand from ICQ’s bug-bounty program after it was revealed that that platform was, too, susceptible to this method. However, Ilya will only be able to get his money after he turns 18. Right now he is planning to enrol in a university to study information security. He spoke to ITMO.NEWS about how he managed to find a flaw in Russia’s biggest social networks in between studying.


  • PhD Programs at ITMO University: Admission Campaign-2017

    ITMO University's 2017 admission campaign for PhD students has already started; this year, the university accepts PhD students to 20 different programs. In an interview with ITMO.NEWS, Maria Skvortsova, head of the Office of International Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies, shared about ITMO's PhD programs and their peculiarities, admission rules, and the opportunities presented to young researchers who aspire to continue their scientific careers at ITMO University.


  • Admission Campaign 2017: Things You Need To Know

    ​On June 20 the admission campaign begins at ITMO University. During an interview for our newsportal, Anna Veklich, vice-head of the admission committee and head of the Strategic Communications Department, explained what the applicants should expect during their application process and how to choose the right program at one of ITMO's five Schools.