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  • Staff Spotlight: Hadi Hijazi, Lebanon/France

    Despite the closed borders, Hadi Hijazi continues his work at ITMO as a research associate at the Faculty of Laser Photonics and Optoelectronics. In this interview, he talked to us about his experience in Russia and revealed his vision on the role of science in the modern world.  


  • Ethan Avila: There’s Some Truth That Can Be Uncovered in Both Art and Science

    It’s the first week of the academic year and we’ve got new students getting ready to study hard, but we’ve also got old students who have graduated and moving on to bigger and better things. Meet our Art and Science graduate, Ethan Avila, from Mexico, who has also been working at ITMO’s Internationalization Office for the last year, interviewing our international students and staff. He shares with us his thoughts about ITMO, Russia, and the future.


  • Sinith Withanage: ITMO Provides an Extraordinary Atmosphere for International Students

    From Sri Lanka to China and later to Russia, Sinith undoubtedly has an interesting story to tell. He is currently in his second year of studies at the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Master’s program and works as a manager at the Academic Writing Laboratory (AWL), which aims to support and coach students, researchers, faculty, and staff to deal with the academic writing process.


  • International Graduates 2020 Discuss Their Experience at ITMO University

    Every year, lots of students from all over the world come to study at ITMO University. We asked international graduates of our Master’s programs to describe their academic achievements and share some thoughts about studying in St. Petersburg.


  • Serhan Agrali: Visiting Silicon Valley Inspired My Major

    Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Serhan Agrali was just fourteen when he left his home town to pursue his dreams, leading him to travel and study in several countries, including the United States, China, and now Russia. He is currently a first-year student of the Bachelor's degree program in Software Engineering at ITMO University.


  • William Ngona Mulenga: ITMO Opened Up a Whole New World of Opportunities For Me

    Originally from the Republic of Zambia, Africa, William Ngona Mulenga is a Master’s student of Innovation Economics and Industry Regulation at the Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations. Speaking with ITMO.NEWS, he shares his entrepreneurial aspirations and what surprised him most about studying at ITMO University.