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  • YAC/e Conference: AI Ethics and Why IT Needs Humanities

    Several years ago, some of Russia’s major companies and universities, including ITMO University, signed the AI Ethics Code – a set of voluntary principles and rules designed to create an environment for ethical development of AI technologies. How should specialists cope with gray areas when creating novel products? What do developers need to know besides the technologies themselves? And why are humanities essential for AI? These questions were discussed by experts from ITMO, Yandex, and the European University at St. Petersburg during Yandex’s major educational conference YAC/e.


  • Over 30 Courses Launch on ITMO/Online

    The ITMO/Online educational platform launched in summer 2022 with a selection of nine courses in science art, bioethics, emotional intelligence and other fields. In 2023, the platform widened its scope, now offering over 30 paid and free courses in a wide array of fields, including IT, educational technologies, and business technologies. Learn more about the courses in this article. 


  • ITMO and Nau Engine Announce Strategic Partnership

    In an exciting development, ITMO University and the open-source Nau Engine have announced their strategic partnership, which, among other things, will entail the inclusion of the game engine into the university’s curricula and its use in development of educational content.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #38

    The new academic year is here! In today’s recap of science-themed reports from ITMO.NEWS, we focus on learning in all its forms: from developments on the awaited ITMO Highpark campus to insights into the Russian higher education system and opportunities for ITMO students. Pens ready, notebooks open? Let’s begin!


  • Navigating the Russian Higher Education System: A Comprehensive Overview

    Russia boasts a rich history of educational excellence, dating back to the establishment of its first university in 1724. Today, the Russian higher education system continues to train skilled professionals and innovative thinkers in many diverse disciplines. This article delves into the stages of education within the Russian higher education system, including Bachelor's, Master's, and Specialist’s programs. 


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #35

    In this bi-weekly guide, we share everything you need to know about the latest goings-on in the world of science, research, and education at ITMO.


  • ITMO Graduates Set to Receive First-Ever NFT Diplomas From VK

    Along with their digital diplomas, ITMO University’s graduates of 2023 will also receive unique tokens for the social network VK. These NFTs will serve as further proof of their degrees and acquired competencies. In the future, graduates will also be able to upload these tokens into job-seeking services as part of their CV.


  • ITMO Launches National Quest for Prospective Students

    ITMO University has put up billboards in 12 Russian cities, inviting creative and talented prospective students to take on a countrywide challenge for a chance to study in one of the university’s Bachelor’s programs for free. Registration is open till July 16. 


  • Russian Higher Education System and the Red Diploma: Everything You Need To Know as an International Student

    Russia has long been recognized for its rich cultural heritage, scientific advancements, and high-quality education system. One remarkable achievement that is highly sought-after by students is the red diploma, which holds immense prestige. In this article, we will explore what it represents and the notable benefits it offers, particularly for international students.


  • ITMO.LiVE-2023: Graduates Share Impressions

    Stand-up comedy, music, sports, wheel of fortune, and NFTs: the ITMO.LiVe graduation ceremony took place on Yelagin Island this July 8. What memories will this year's graduates cherish for the rest of their lives? Read on to find out.