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  • Questions to Expect in a PhD Interview

    Are you prepping for a PhD interview and feeling the pressure to make a great impression? Don't worry, you're not alone! Many students feel the same way before their big day. But with the right preparation and mindset, you can increase your chances of acing it. In this story, we will go over some tips and strategies on how to successfully navigate the PhD interview process and make a lasting impression on the selection committee. From researching the program and its faculty to practicing your answers and staying calm under pressure, we'll cover everything you need to know to pass your PhD interview with flying colors.


  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Unusual Museums You Should Absolutely Visit

    In case you’ve already crossed the Kunstkamera, the Grand Maket Rossiya, and the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines off your list of must-see places in St. Pete, here are some other quirky and unusual museums to leave you dazzled, impressed, and even a bit hungry.


  • Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19, Pandemic, and Vaccination

    ITMO.NEWS together with Oksana Stanevich, an infectionist at the Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University and a chief expert of the project of the Ne Naprasno Medical Solutions Foundation (a partner of ITMO University), prepared an essential guide and answered the most frequently asked questions about the coronavirus, pandemic, and vaccination.


  • A Geek’s Guide to St. Petersburg: Where to Eat, Shop, and Play

    Whatever your flavor of Geek is – graphic novels, TV shows, board and video games, or science – St. Petersburg, believe it or not, has something up your alley. Embrace your inner nerd and meet like-minded people at the city’s finest spots with our ultimate geek guide overflowing with popular stores, cool museums, and themed pizzerias. It’s time to take a slice and geek out!


  • ITMO University’s Faculty Support Office: Consultations, Workshops, and Internships

    ITMO’s Faculty Support Office has opened its doors for the academic staff on Lomonosova and Chaykovskogo streets, as well as Kronverksky prospect. The office provides information, conducts workshops, and offers professional development courses and internships.


  • From the Peter and Paul Fortress to Five Corners: a quick guide to St. Petersburg for First-Year Students

    St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia, the largest IT center in the country, and, of course, the home of ITMO. Hello, first-years! Now, you are officially a part of ITMO Family. And if you haven't had time to get to know the city yet, we made these five maps for you. On them, we have collected key attractions and the most interesting places worth visiting. And all of them are very close to the university’s buildings. We will start from the University’s main building on Kronverksky Pr. 49, let's go!


  • From Russia with Gifts: Celebrate the Holidays

    What to get for your friends and family at home?  The holiday shopping frenzy is not for the faint of heart, especially if you’re trying to get something with St. Petersburg or Russian flavor. Here’s my totally subjective top six list.


  • From Russia with Gifts: Foods to Bring Home

    From caviar to cranberries, Russia offers lots of scrumptious treats that you can share with friends and family. If you’re in Russia now or planning to visit in the future, you’re probably wondering what to bring home with you - how about traditional local delicacies that Russians love?