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  • Funded by ITMO: Your Academic Trips in Russia

    Good news for all ITMO students planning to travel to conferences, schools, internships, or other short-term academic events: ITMO can reimburse up to 70% of your expenses! This is done through the annual competition for partial funding of short-term educational events. We asked Daria Pavlichenko, a manager at the Academic Mobility Support Office, about everything you should know about this opportunity – from the application process to the available destinations. Read on to find out.


  • We’ve Done It Again: ITMO in Top-3 of Potanin Scholarship Contest

    ITMO is once again among the three universities whose students took the most winning spots at the Vladimir Potanin Scholarship Contest. Overall, 75 Russian universities took part in the event.


  • I Am a Professional: Programming & IT Track Among Contest's Most Popular

    In the first round of the I Am a Professional contest, the track Programming & Information Technologies, organized by ITMO, proved to be one of the most popular options with students. The contest features a total of over 70 tracks in 10 different fields, from computer science to healthcare. 


  • ITMO, HTML Academy and Yandex To Host Contest for Frontend Developers

    On February 18, HTML Academy online school will host Russia’s first national frontend development contest, organized in collaboration with ITMO and Yandex. Joining online, participants will solve real-life industry cases on developing web interfaces to be then ranked by their performance, as well as awarded within two categories – Best in Design and Best in JS. Those who make the top of the ranking, as well as winners in each category, will be invited for jobs or internships to Yandex and other leading Russian IT companies.


  • Why to Apply and How to Prep for Programming & Information Technologies Track at I Am a Professional

    Applications for the I Am a Professional contest are open until November 14. Winners will receive additional points when applying to Master's and PhD programs, as well as internships at prestigious corporations. In this installment of our series of articles about the contest, Alexander Mayatin, the curator of the Programming & Information Technologies track and an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, speaks about why students should join the contest and how they can win it.


  • CTF Competitions: Reasons To Join and Preparation Tips

    With an ever-increasing number of hacker attacks, cybersecurity specialists are compelled to constantly upgrade their skills; for one, by participating in Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions. In this article, Alexander Menshikov, an associate professor at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, and Georgy Gennadiev, a CTF contest veteran and a Master’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, provide an overview of existing CTF events, as well as list a pool of benefits they offer for specialists and companies alike.


  • Why to Apply and How to Prep for Robotics Track at I Am a Professional

    Registration is ongoing for students who wish to try their luck at the I Am a Professional contest and compete for a cash prize of up to 300,000 rubles, internships at renowned Russian companies, and admissions privileges at the nation’s top universities. ITMO University is in charge of the contest’s three tracks, including Robotics, which is curated by Islam Bzhikhatlov, an associate professor at the Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, who told us about what to expect this year and how to win the competition.


  • Applications Open for the I Am a Professional Contest

    The I Am a Professional competition is officially underway. Winners will receive monetary prizes of up to 300,000 rubles, admission privileges when applying for Master’s and PhD programs, and internship opportunities at major Russian companies. See below for details on this season’s contest.


  • Russian Team Claims Four Gold Medals at the International Olympiad in Informatics 2023

    Participating under a neutral flag, a team of Russian school students brought home a haul of four gold medals at the recent International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). The competition took place in Hungary and drew contestants from over 90 countries. The team was coached by Andrey Stankevich, an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, and Alexey Maleev, the head of the IT Education Development Center at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).


  • IT Expertise and Modern Campus: Why Top Students Choose ITMO

    Last year, over 600 winners of various student contests enrolled at ITMO. Why do top student talents choose the university? What are their aspirations and career plans? We asked three winners of this year’s National Technological Contest in Intelligent Robotic Systems – and this is what they told us.