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  • ITMO International Master’s Programs: A 2020 Overview

    Studying at a top university in St. Petersburg is every young person’s dream, and with International Master’s programs at ITMO, you have an excellent chance to receive a stellar education in Russia while studying in English. We recently shared with you an article about double-degree programs at ITMO University, which offer a unique opportunity to receive two Master's degrees from two universities in two years. But beyond that, there are another 17 International Master’s programs at ITMO that you can take in English. You'll be studying in an international environment alongside students from all around the world, and if you’d like to further your academic experience, you can also participate in study abroad programs.


  • Shahzad Ahmed: ITMO Blogs Help You Adjust to St. Petersburg Quickly

    Shahzad Ahmed came from Pakistan in 2018 to study for a Master's degree in Information Security. He is currently studying his last semester and is waiting for the graduation ceremony. He is also passionate about sharing his experiences which led him to be a writer for ITMO Blogs.


  • Farshid Amini: When I Look at the Sky, I Imagine a Bigger World

    After doing some research on Russia, Farshid Amini, a native of Tehran in Iran, came to take a Master’s program in Robotics at ITMO University. He’s currently in his first year and enjoys the teaching approaches of his professors and St. Petersburg’s old parks, historic streets and calm rivers. Inspired by the world around him, Farshid strives to make it a better place.


  • Eleni Bouzouka: When I Draw, I Can Understand Myself Better Because My Art Reflects My Life

    Greek ITMO student Eleni Bouzouka is currently residing in Berlin as an Erasmus student. She is enrolled in the Master’s program Thermophysical processes and technologies at the Faculty of Low Temperature Energy.


  • Collaboration and Openness Highlighted at ITMO University’s International Council Meeting

    The 12th meeting of ITMO University’s International Council took place on June 10 as a Zoom session that spanned 17 time zones across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. This gathering, which brings top education experts, usually to a single location, generated a robust discussion of the University’s new strategy and the overall changes in the higher education landscape. 


  • International Double-Degree Master’s Programs at ITMO University

    You like science and technology, you want to get your Master’s, you’ve dreamed of living in a cultural European city, oh, and you speak English. In that case, ITMO University is a clear choice. With at least 24 international Master’s programs to choose from as of June 2020, there’s definitely something for you! Engaging in a double-degree program can give students an opportunity to learn from world-class professors and study at two different universities.  


  • Weini Teweldebrhan: Studying in Russia Is an Experience I Wouldn’t Trade for Anything

    For the first time in her life, Weini Teweldebrhan Tesfatsion decided to go abroad in order to get a Master’s degree in Chemistry of Applied Materials. She came to ITMO University from Eritrea, in the east part of Africa, to pursue her dream.


  • Prithu Roy: Desire to Be Part of a Unique Experience Brought Me Here

    ITMO student Prithu Roy came from Varanasi, India and is currently enrolled in the Master’s program Nanophotonics and Metamaterials at the Faculty of Physics and Engineering. Before coming to Russia, he finished his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electronics and Communication) and was also a tutor in advanced mathematics and physics to pre-university students.


  • ITMO’s Buddy System: Helping International Students Feel at Home

    Every student who has ever been on exchange knows how hard it can be to adapt to the new surroundings, get all your papers sorted, and adjust to the new timetable and academic process. It’s important to have someone you can ask for help at this time, a friendly face you can look for in a crowd of your new fellow students – and that is where buddies come in to save the day. At ITMO, these are found in Buddy System, a student club whose manager, Anna Gargalyk, I caught up with for this interview. 


  • Shireen Hilal: I Believe Students Should Always Focus on Educational Goals and Work Hard

    A native of Sweida, Syria, Shireen decided to continue her studies at ITMO University after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Damascus. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Laser Engineering and Laser Technologies. Despite being in lockdown due to coronavirus for the last three months, she still maintains a positive attitude and practices playing traditional music.