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  • The Legendary Scientists of St. Petersburg and Where To Find Them

    When it was founded in 1703, St. Petersburg was envisioned as the scientific capital of Russia. The city certainly lived up to this dream, with some of the brightest minds in history choosing to call this place their home. Why not reach out to scientific geniuses of the past to inspire your studies?


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: March 4-5, 2023

    Is it truly spring out there? We can hardly believe it ourselves, but such are the facts. Therefore, some spring-welcoming activities are in order. We suggest curious exhibitions, an off-the-beaten-track play, and a startling musical experience. In other words, an exciting weekend is ahead – so let’s get to planning it!


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: February 18-19, 2023

    What’s that around the corner? It’s spring – we are nearing this winter’s penultimate weekend! And there’s plenty to do: feel like an art critic at Erarta, try some gourmet cheese, play retro games, or explore human-like robots – the choice is yours.


  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Obvodny Canal

    Moving towards less and less touristy locations, we invite adventurous spirits to join us for a stroll down Obvodny Canal, take a closer look at one of the city's spookiest landmarks, and find beauty among industrial scenery.


  • 7 Russian Clothing Brands to Shop in St. Petersburg

    Need to revamp your wardrobe during your stay in Russia? Whether you’re getting ready for winter or looking for basic clothes, here are some shops to visit, from big names to local up-and-comers.


  • Magic of Science: 5 St. Petersburg Museums to Attend on Winter Holidays

    In St. Petersburg, there are over 200 museums and their branches. The New Year’s holidays offer a great opportunity to visit the most interesting of them. Listening to The Nutcracker under a starry sky, learning about the exploration of the Arctic and Antarctic, experiencing the magic of light – these are just a few of the ways to learn more about science during the holidays!


  • Find Your Holiday Spirit Steps Away from ITMO Campuses

    Are you too busy to decorate your home for the holidays or does your seasonal jolliness need some help? Take a few steps away from campus and you will be swept with a whirlwind of shining holiday decorations. Here are some ideas where to go.


  • Top Free (and Almost Free) Coworking Spaces in St. Petersburg

    We wholeheartedly love the coworking spaces at ITMO, but totally get it if one day you’ll choose to be productive somewhere beyond the university walls. For studies, work, and creativity, here are our favorite locations to hang out.


  • A Guide to Winter in St. Petersburg

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the song goes. You can’t help but love it, even despite the bitter cold, the early sunsets, or the occasional flu. But if it’s your first time in the city when the white veil descends upon us, you might have questions. How do I dress for the weather? How do Russians celebrate the holidays? And which activities can you enjoy? Let’s find out the answers in this digest of winter-themed stories by ITMO.NEWS.


  • A Guide to Second-Hand Shopping in St. Petersburg

    Sometimes, thrifting is like treasure hunting: you need a little luck to find gold. As we can’t give you a recipe for the liquid luck potion, let us share some handy info and top locations for seeking vintage clothes – and other treasures – around the city.