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  • Agreement Signed: ITMO Partners with the Association of Major Software and Equipment Consumers

    The partners are determined to build an efficient system for training IT specialists that can be scaled up to other universities. As stated in the agreement, ITMO students will now on be able to participate in projects developed by members of  the Association of Major Software and Equipment Consumers (AMSEC). In their turn, representatives of member companies will join the university’s team as lecturers, heads of practical training, and industry experts.


  • Eight-Hour Experiments and a Football Match: Chinese Scientists on Internship at ITMO University

    ITMO continues to expand its international partnerships. This past December, the University welcomed a group of optical scientists from the Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, who came to conduct an internship at the Terahertz Biomedicine laboratory. ITMO.NEWS met with the researchers to talk about their experience.


  • WorldSkills: How World-Class Specialists are Trained in Russia

    At the international skill competition WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, Russia’s select team has placed first according to its total score with 11 medals and 21 medallions of excellence. Vadim Polyakov, who trained for two years at ITMO’s Center of Competencies, won the gold medal in the category “Refrigeration and Air Conditioning”. Over the years of its operation, the Center has prepared numerous champions of skills competitions – even though only five years ago very few people in Russia knew what the WorldSkills standards are and what skills every modern professional has to possess. Andrey Pivinskiy, member of the WorldSkills Russia expert council, explains how Russia has learned to train champions in just a few years and why WorldSkills is important for universities and the industry.