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  • Summer School in Laser Technologies: Helping Students Kickstart Their Research

    Talented and passionate school students can get their chance to work with lasers at ITMO’s Summer School in Laser Technologies. Those who present their projects at the national Congress of Young Scientists will receive additional points when applying to ITMO’s Bachelor’s programs. Read on to learn more about the school.


  • Principal Rising Star: ITMO’s School for Aspiring Principal Investigators

    ITMO opens applications to the second PI School for rising stars – it is set to start on May 18. Same as last year, experts from the fields of education, research, and business will share their insights with participating Master’s and PhD students and postdocs. Among the topics are building a career in science, conducting breakthrough research, and collaborating with industrial partners. Read on to learn more about the school.


  • SCAMT Workshop Week: Implement Your Project and Enroll Into Master’s at ITMO Without Exams

    SCAMT Workshop Week is a research school, where Russian and international students can develop their projects and earn a chance to enroll into the university’s Master’s programs without exams. During the week, the participants work on their ideas and attend lectures from ITMO experts and guest speakers. The event culminates with a presentation of projects; the best participants can enter one of the four ITMO Master’s programs without exams. Read on to learn more about the school.


  • ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School Named Best in Russia

    Recently, the universities participating in the advanced engineering schools initiative have presented the results of the first year of their work to the Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov. ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School came first among all other participants and will receive over 514 million rubles in grant support.


  • 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.


  • Inside ITMO’s School of Life Sciences

    Established in 2021, ITMO’s School of Life Sciences brings together several departments engaged in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of chemistry, information technology, chemical engineering, biotechnology, bioinformatics, applied genomics, pharmacology, and many others. Read on to learn all about the school's research projects and educational programs.


  • Scientific Leadership: ITMO Hosts PI School by SCAMT

    The PI School is designed for young scholars wishing to learn how to put together teams, pose scientific objectives, seek project funding, and publish their results in major peer-reviewed journals. At the end of the one-week course, students will present their roadmaps for creating research laboratories that will be noticed not only in Russia but also in the world.


  • People Need You! Tutors: Teachers Learn Volunteering at ITMO

    The Student Initiatives Support Department recently conducted a training course in the organization of volunteering activities for teachers of St. Petersburg’s schools.


  • ITMO University’s Digital Volunteers: Who They Are and How They Transform Education Processes

    Nine ITMO University students have completed a four-day training course at 20.35 University to become certified digital volunteers. During the intensive course, the students familiarized themselves with online communication services (Zoom and Discord), discovered how to organize online learning, monitor university and school students’ progress, and learned to implement gamification of study subjects using ClassDojo and Mozilla Hubs. ITMO.NEWS contacted the newly qualified digital volunteers to find out about possible applications for this knowledge and skills and the development of digital volunteering in the country. 


  • Geek Teachers: ITMO University Graduate’s Project for Training School Teachers in New Technologies

    Having graduated from ITMO University in 2014, Maria Plotkina worked as a designer and, later, as a school teacher.  Over a year ago, together with her colleague, she established the project “Geek Teachers”, designed to reconcile the traditional school system with groundbreaking educational technologies. ITMO.NEWS met Maria to find out about her time at ITMO, her exciting work experience and projects, and why informal festivals in the glitter-loaded party format can make the education process at schools more open.