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  • Student Spotlight: Alexander Ramos, Ecuador

    Alexander Ramos left Ecuador in 2019 to enroll in the Digital Control Systems Master’s program at ITMO University. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he told us about his experiences he has lived here for more than a year, his love for St. Petersburg and his goals for the future.


  • Mathematical Modeling and Participatory Design: Urban Environment Competency Center Opens in St. Petersburg

    St. Petersburg will soon become home to the Urban Environment Competency Center aimed to create a comfortable environment for living in the city. ITMO University was one of the initiators of this decision.


  • Digital Model of ITMO Highpark’s Engineering Network Receives Positive Evaluation

    The St. Petersburg Administration highlights that this is the first time in Russia that the digital model of a linear-type infrastructure has been positively assessed by the State Expertise Center.


  • Student Spotlight: Jorge Medina, Colombia

    Jorge Medina left Colombia to enroll in the Information Security Master’s program at ITMO University. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he told us about the reasons behind the decision to study in Russia and the story of his love for St. Petersburg, with its landscapes allowing him to practice photography –  his greatest hobby.


  • How To Survive Russian Winter: Tips From International Students and Staff

    There are plenty of stereotypes about winter in Russia, but in reality, you’ll probably never see a bear roaming snow-swept streets of St. Petersburg. However, those who face this frosty season unprepared risk putting their survival skills to a serious test. To make you more comfortable with a yet unfamiliar climate, we’ve asked our experienced international students and staff to reveal their secrets of living through the Russian winter without freezing a single finger.


  • 5 Things That Make St. Petersburg Russia's Cultural Capital

    St. Petersburg is a city with many names and faces: the Venice of the North, the Cradle of Three Revolutions, the City of White Nights – and, above all, the cultural capital of Russia. And if you’ve ever wondered about the origins of this honorable title, here are some facts and figures to convince you of its right to bear it. 


  • Finno-Ugric Spots of St. Petersburg

    Russia is known as a multinational country, and rightfully so – around 200 ethnic groups inhabit it and each of them has its own unique culture. Today, let’s talk about the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia and where you can learn more about them without having to leave St. Petersburg.


  • Student Spotlight: Uğur Bayar, Turkey

    Uğur Bayar is a Bachelor’s student of System and Applied Software at ITMO University. He came from Turkey to pursue his degree so he could achieve his biggest dream: to travel the world while doing what he loves.


  • Student Spotlight: Moustapha Nour, Djibouti

    A year ago, Moustapha Nour left the hot African climate of Djibouti to enroll in the Master’s program in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at ITMO University. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS he told us about his journey to Russia, his experiences as an international student, and his short- and long-term goals.


  • How to Explore the World of St. Petersburg’s Young Artists

    Local grand venues, such as the Hermitage and the Russian Museum, seem like an obvious choice if you feel like enjoying masterpieces of classical art. However, where do you go if you want to check out some works by hip young artists? We have some suggestions.