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Alina Zashkola is a Bachelor’s student in Business Informatics at ITMO from the city of Kingisepp not far from St. Petersburg. Recently, she got the opportunity to spend an academic year in the USA as an exchange student. She has been in Naperville, Illinois, for a month already and we got the chance to catch up with her to learn more about the program, the application procedure, and her experiences so far.
Many borders are still closed, and it might seem that you can’t take an internship abroad. But that’s not exactly true. The scientific life that came to a stall last year is gradually resuming its natural pace. ITMO.NEWS and Ekaterina Tulugurova, head of the International Educational Programs Department, answered the most frequently asked questions in this regard.
Twice a year, ITMO University holds a competition for semester exchange as part of its international academic mobility program. The call for applications for the fall semester will open on February 2 and will remain available until February 21, 2021. The competition is for students of all levels: Bachelor's, Specialists (starting with the second year), and Master's.
The opportunity to study for an entire semester in Europe, Asia, and the Americas is what attracts many applicants to ITMO University every year. In this article, you will learn how to study in the country of your dreams, receive financial support from ITMO University, and what other opportunities the university offers this year.
Twice a year, ITMO University holds an internal competition for an exchange semester within the framework of the international academic mobility program. The competition is held in September and February, and this year it starts on September 1. Here's what you need to know about spending a semester abroad.
Though summer feels like a lifetime away, a whole range of summer schools have already announced their enrollment dates for summer 2020. ITMO University students are invited to participate in an internship competition and get up to 70% of their expenses covered by the university. An application must be submitted at least a month prior to the trip, so right now it’s high time to familiarize yourself with the opportunities offered by ITMO University and read about the experiences of ITMO students (here and here) who have already taken part in such summer schools.
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.
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.
Starting from the next academic year, ITMO University students and staff will be able to spend a semester at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the University of Twente (the Netherlands), and some other universities. Thanks to the Erasmus+ KA107 International Credit Mobility Program, students, lecturers and young researchers (PhD students) can study abroad, while universities can invite leading lecturers. Every year, ITMO University sends dozens of applications for participation in the program together with its European partners, some of which have already been approved. Read on to learn more about the opportunities of the program.
In April, a group of ITMO students went to Germany for an exchange. Accompanied by their German peers, they went to several cities in Bavaria, explored the local universities, and visited modern laboratories that work in close collaboration with BMW and other major companies. Yulia Usikova, vice director of ITMO’s sports and recreation center Yagodnoye, and student Ekaterina Tkacheva expanded on their experience.