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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.


  • KronBars Student Sports Club Wins 10 Million Rubles to Promote Sports in St. Petersburg

    ITMO’s KronBars student sports club has secured the second place in the Ministry of Sport-run national competition for best organization of sports activities on the university level. The club plans to use its 10-million-ruble grant to implement the University of Sport project: to organize events and competitions, start a running community, and update the pool of sports equipment at ITMO. 


  • Russian Science Foundation to Support R&D in Five New Fields In 2023

    The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) is set to receive additional powers to financially support those experimental research & development projects that are of interest to the industry and can potentially be introduced into the current production processes. This was stated by Alexander Khlunov, the CEO of RSF, in his address at the second Congress of Young Scientists in Sochi on December 1st. The funding will be provided for five priority fields of research. See below for more details.


  • Startups by ITMO Students Win 1 Million Rubles in Funding

    Projects by eleven ITMO students were named best in a student startup contest held by the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises, with each of the projects being supported by a 1 million ruble grant to see it to fruition. Read on to learn more about these star ideas.


  • Three ITMO Students and a Graduate Win UMNIK Grant Competition – Here Are Their Projects and Plans

    The winners’ projects include a prosthetic elbow joint, 3D-printed dental implants, a medical diagnostics system, as well as a program that finds errors in code. The results of the competition were announced on October 23. 


  • Travels with Benefits: International Winter Schools 2019

    Short-term summer and winter programs give students a great opportunity to immerse themselves in the academic environment of different universities all over the world, meet their international counterparts and combine travel with professional development. This article presents some of the best options for this winter. Remember that tuition-free students can apply for 70% of your trip costs to be covered by ITMO University; just make sure to submit your application a month before your trip. Information on full conditions for availing of the program can be found here. Additionally, in this and this articles by ITMO.NEWS, past exchange students from ITMO share about their experiences and give some useful tips and tricks.


  • Big Grants and Where To Find Them

    With the start of the new academic year, many students and young researchers from ITMO University start thinking about participating in grant programs and applying for financing for their research. ITMO.NEWS talked to Igor Kuprienko, the head of ITMO’s Project Development Division, and asked him to speak about such topics as looking for grant contests, filing applications and how the Project Development Division can help with finding research partners.


  • 10 Summer Schools to Attend This Summer

    Every year, ITMO University students participate in summer schools both in Russia and abroad. This is a great opportunity to enhance your skills, broaden your horizons, establish useful connections or even develop your own project. The best thing about such schools is that the university covers up to 70% of the expenses. All you have to do is to apply for participation and financial support. ITMO.NEWS has already written about students who had taken part in short-term academic mobility programs, while in this article, we’ll tell you about the best summer schools to attend this summer and how to get there.