Search by tag «International Students» 83 results

  • ITMO Welcomes New PhD Students From Over 20 Countries

    ITMO University has summed up the results of this year’s admission campaign. In 2023, applications for PhD programs went up 35% from the previous admissions season, reaching the highest recorded number in recent years. Another area of significant increase was enrollment of international students – this fall, the university welcomes PhD students from 24 countries across Europe, Asia, and the CIS.


  • Learning Russian: Beyond the Classroom

    It's no secret that learning Russian can be hard, but who says it has to be? Here's our rundown of great out-of-class activities, lovingly picked by our Russian teachers, learners, and yours truly, to help you make progress while having fun.


  • Highlights of ITMO’s Open School for Latin American Students

    ITMO University has conducted its first-ever interdisciplinary online school for students from Latin America. Over the course of five days, 350 participants enjoyed lectures by the university’s experts on chemoinformatics, robotics, information security and technologies, as well as machine learning. In the future, school participants will be able to continue their studies at the university as part of Master’s programs, academic mobility programs, or other educational initiatives.


  • Your Top 10 ITMO Questions Answered

    Over the years, we’ve received a great number of questions through our social media channels. From admissions to student life, here are the answers to the most frequently asked ones. 


  • Russian Higher Education System and the Red Diploma: Everything You Need To Know as an International Student

    Russia has long been recognized for its rich cultural heritage, scientific advancements, and high-quality education system. One remarkable achievement that is highly sought-after by students is the red diploma, which holds immense prestige. In this article, we will explore what it represents and the notable benefits it offers, particularly for international students.


  • Student From China on Why Choose Russia and ITMO

    Born and bred in Heihe, Xiaobo Li has been studying Russian virtually since he was a kid. By the end of school, he set his heart on studying in Russia. His desire to visit a foreign country and master information technologies brought him to ITMO where he got a Bachelor’s degree in humanities and IT and is currently pursuing his Master’s in digital transformation strategies and technologies. In this interview, Xiaobo Li shared his studying experience with ITMO.NEWS.


  • Glimpses of Student Life at ITMO Dormitories

    ITMO is a great choice for international students who seek not only quality education but also a lively and engaging campus experience. The university's dormitories provide a welcoming environment where peers from around the world can come together, make friends, and enjoy a wide array of fun activities. Let's explore how these dormitories provide a sense of belonging and camaraderie to ITMO students from around the globe.


  • Why St. Petersburg Should Be Your Next Study Destination

    With a rich history, vibrant culture, and unforgettable atmosphere, Russia’s Northern Capital is the perfect place to gain a truly enriching academic experience. The city’s many advantages, from affordability and infrastructure to a diverse food scene and unique climate, make it a top choice for budding international students. Let’s explore these and other reasons to consider St. Petersburg as the next stop on your learning journey. 


  • Fish Out of Water: Navigating the Challenges of Studying Abroad

    Are you feeling out of place in your new country as you pursue your academic career? Grappling with unfamiliar customs, dealing with language barriers, and finding your place in a new environment can be a challenge for international students. In this article, we took the initiative to look for probable solutions.


  • Dorm Life 101: Lessons Learned From Living in a Shared Space

    Some call it the best time of their lives, others remember it with dread – either way, dorm life is bound to leave its mark on you. How can you ensure that you have the best possible experience? Luckily, you get to learn from our mistakes: below, you will find a list of all the things we wished we’d known before moving into a dorm room. Get all the perks of communal living, avoid its pitfalls, and stay sane – let the dorm life be good for you!