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From Pazardzhik, Bulgaria to Sunnyvale, California and then all the way to St. Petersburg, Russia, Master's student Iordan (Danny) Krastev tells us about what it's like to be a successful IT freelancer who keeps on learning.
Open Doors Competition for Tuition-Free Master’s Studies in Russia: ITMO to Coordinate Computer & Data Science Track
The organizing committee of the Open Doors international competition has announced the start of the qualification round, which is a portfolio contest, for international prospective Master’s students wanting to study in Russia. 2019 will be the third year that the competition has been hosted. ITMO.NEWS met with Polina Petrusha, Advisor to First Vice Rector, to find out how many winners of last year’s Open Doors enrolled at ITMO, what is needed to pass the portfolio round, and how this year’s competition will differ from the previous ones.
Moving to a new country is a huge step even for an intrepid traveler. Now that the “honeymoon stage” of your experience - when things are new and exciting - might be giving way to the less exciting aspects of settling into your new environment, here are some strategies to help you adjust.
We caught up with Cristina Fierro Nunez from Ecuador, who has been an Applied Computer Science student at ITMO University for the past three years. In this interview, she shares her reasons for coming to Russia, talks about life as an international student in St. Petersburg, and her advice for those planning to study in Russia.
The new school year is here and so are the new exciting adventures! It’s a little scary too - but so are most things that are worth their salt. So here’s to getting off to a great start!
In honor of the impending start of the new academic year, and to cool the nerves of some anxious freshers (we get it – starting uni can be very nerve-racking!), we have put together a list of some of the opportunities available to ITMO University students. Some, because there are many, many more – head to our Student Guide and Student Office for the full scope. But for now, get your first-year student cap on, and prepare to get excited!
The annual summer Camp in Programming welcomes students from all over the world who get hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge in programming and machine learning. This year, the challenge was accepted by students from Luxemburg, USA, Azerbaijan, Venezuela, China, India, and Russia. We caught up with some of them to talk about their experience here.
ITMO University’s International Research Center for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials has recently hosted the Summer School on Topological Photonics. In the course of five days, young researchers – Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students – listened to lectures by leading specialists from Russia, Europe, the US, and Korea. The event brought together over 60 participants from many Russian cities, as well as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the UK, Mexico, Turkey, and other countries. The school was followed by the 4th International Conference on Metamaterials and Nanophotonics METANANO 2019.
From May 27 to June 7, ITMO University hosted the International Research Summer Camp in Photonics. The event brought together students from Iran, India, the Czech Republic, Finland and Russia, who listened to lectures and worked on their own research projects in the field of photonics. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the school’s participants share about their projects and experiences.
Why and how to calculate heat losses in apartment complexes, how thermal shield materials are created, and how to optimize energy consumption: these are the hot topics the seven students of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University worked on during their exchange at ITMO. ITMO.NEWS met the young researchers to talk about what surprised them in the Russian education system, what projects they managed to accomplish here and why heat power engineering is a promising field to explore for Russia and their home country of Kazakhstan.