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  • Creation of Advanced Engineering School at ITMO Approved by Russian Government

    ITMO University has been named a winner of the federal call for establishment of advanced engineering schools (AES). Results of the selection were announced by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin during a session of the Russian Government.


  • ITMO Team Successfully Presents Proposal for Advanced Engineering School

    Representatives of ITMO University unveiled the university’s proposal for an advanced engineering school to a committee of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The establishment of such cutting-edge schools is the goal of an initiative launched by the Russian government with the aim of producing highly skilled specialists for the high-tech sector. Within this program, Russian universities, in partnership with leading companies, are expected to establish 30 engineering schools by 2030.


  • Russian Minister of Science and Higher Education Named as Chair of ITMO Highpark Board of Directors

    The implementation and funding of ITMO Highpark, a new campus currently under construction in the satellite city Yuzhny south of St. Petersburg, will now be carried out within the framework of the programs of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education; the government body’s head, Minister Valery Falkov, has been chosen as the chair of the company’s board of directors. Maxut Shadayev, who heads the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, which was previously tasked with overseeing the project, will stay on as a member of the board.


  • ITMO Digital Generation Club Wins 5 Million Ruble Grant From Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education

    According to the results of the national contest among scientific student clubs, forty universities were granted financial support from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The contest’s leaders, among which are ITMO University, Lomonosov Moscow State University, the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, and the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS), received 5 million rubles to build a community of young professionals in artificial intelligence.


  • ITMO Students Discuss Future of Education with Vladimir Putin

    Today, on January 25, President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with students of Russia’s leading universities from four cities – Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, and Nizhny Novgorod. Among them were four ITMO University students, winners of competitions in mathematics and programming. They discussed the importance of new educational models and environments with the president.


  • ITMO Among Top 5 in Quality of Bachelor’s Admissions Among Russian Universities

    According to the latest admissions review, ITMO University is ranked among the top 5 universities in Russia that demonstrated great performances in terms of the overall quality of their admissions campaigns. The average Unified State Exam (USE) score among ITMO’s first-year students in 2021 has increased compared to previous figures and now reaches 93.7.


  • ITMO Student Chosen as St. Petersburg Representative on Ministry of Science and Higher Education’s Student Council

    In the spring of 2021, the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education expressed its support for the establishment of an official body that would be tasked with representing the opinions of students. In December, applicants from among the number of heads of student organizations were selected for the new Student Council. As a result, 82 students were chosen, each representing a federal subject. St. Petersburg is represented by Denis Ovesnov, a student of ITMO University’s School of Translational Information Technologies. 


  • Congress of Young Scientists Day 1: School of Russian Science Foundation, Art & Science, and Student Laboratories

    December 8 marked the start of the National Congress of Young Scientists – one of the closing events of the Russian Year of Science and Technology – in the Sirius Park of Science and Art, Sochi. More than 3,000 attended the congress on the first day. Among the participants are representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Russian Science Foundation (RSF), universities and research laboratories, leading IT and tech companies, as well as aspiring scientists and school students. Researchers and experts from ITMO University got a chance to share their experiences and moderate several discussions. Here are the highlights of the event’s first day.


  • ITMO Launches Two New Labs for Young Researchers

    As a result of a contest held as part of the Science and Universities national project by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, six new AI-focused laboratories are to open in St. Petersburg. Two of them have already launched at ITMO University – read on to learn about the way composite AI and intelligent technologies for infochemistry will be studied at ITMO.


  • ITMO University in Top Group for Priority 2030

    ITMO University excelled in the Priority 2030 National Program and will be awarded 994 million rubles within the research leadership track as decided by the program board. With this funding, the university can continue to conduct breakthrough research, strengthen human capital, produce high-tech products, and introduce cutting-edge technologies.