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  • ITMO’s Summer Courses for School Students: Programming, GameDev and Management

    Every year the ITMO.START educational platform for school students hosts summer courses at the university’s campuses. During the practice-oriented classes held by experienced lecturers, students have the opportunity to learn new skills, dabble in science and choose their future career paths. Here are the courses that will be running this August.


  • What Can You Buy in St. Petersburg for 100 Rubles in 2022?

    Nothing and yet everything has changed since our first piece on this economic benchmark in 2019. At the time of writing of this text, 100 rubles equals about $1.3 or €1.17, roughly the same as before, while the city has made great strides in the cheap-yet-relatively-decent coffee department. If this bill is burning a hole in your pocket, here’s what it can get you in February of 2022. 


  • Top Tips to Save Money in Russia

    Getting ready to visit Russia but worried it will make a hole in your budget? Fear not, our money-saving tips will get you to the Scrooge McDuck level of shrewdness in no time! 


  • Behavioral Economics: Why Humans Aren’t Made to Be Rational

    ITMO University’s Open Fintech is a course about how we make purchases, manage finances, and invest money. Last week’s lecture of the course focused on the topic of behavioral economics. Maxim Korotkov, a graduate of ITMO’s Computer Technologies Department, an MBA of the Vlerick Leuven Ghent School of Management, and a practice manager in corporate payments at FIS Global, explained why the laws of logic don’t apply to insurance policies, and why intuition always loses to the most primitive modeling.