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  • Moving to St. Petersburg: Your Day One Digest

    Relocating to a new country is like stepping into the unknown – and we totally get that. In an attempt to take some weight off your shoulders, we present to you our brief yet comprehensive “day one” digest on life in St. Petersburg. 


  • Dorm Life At ITMO Through The Eyes of International Students

    Living abroad can be full of unexpected surprises, and one major topic of concern is always accommodation. Prospective students often ask where they’re going to live and what the dorms are like. At ITMO, we have several housing options, each equipped with modern amenities to make it feel like home. Here’s what ITMO students say about their experience living in the university’s dormitories.


  • Student Spotlight: Hossain Jafari, Afghanistan

    “Developing software that would add value to people’s lives has been my dream since childhood. To fulfill it, I joined ITMO,” says Hossain, an international student from Afghanistan who is currently enrolled in ITMO’s Foundation Program. After completing the preparatory course, he will pursue a Bachelor’s degree in software engineering. How did he find out about ITMO? What is it like to be an international student in Russia? What are his favorite activities here? He shares it all in this interview.


  • Student Spotlight: Khánh Huyền, Vietnam

    Most students are afraid of math, but for this young woman from Vietnam, calculus and probability are things of joy. Meet Khánh Huyền, a student of ITMO University’s Foundation Program. Come September, she will enter the Bachelor’s program in programming and artificial intelligence. In this interview, she talks about her life as an international student at ITMO.


  • Student Spotlight: Wael Hazima, Syria

    After graduating with a degree in economic sciences, Wael spent five years working in the financial management sector. But then, he decided to study further and receive training in business informatics. He chose ITMO because of its reputation and proven excellence in IT. Read on to learn more about Wael’s experiences of becoming a student again and his post-graduation plans.


  • International Opportunities at ITMO: Students Share Their Experiences

    One of the benefits of studying at ITMO University are the many opportunities to gain international experience. There are so many ways that ITMO students can develop their intercultural communication skills and study or collaborate on research with people from all around the world. What are the options and why should you do it? Learn about it first-hand from our students!


  • Academic Exchange Competition: Don’t Lose Your Chance to Spend a Semester Abroad

    Twice a year, ITMO University runs an internal competition for students wishing to go on an exchange semester at one of ITMO’s partner universities. Bachelor’s and Specialist’s students starting from their second year of studies and all Master’s students can take part in the selection process. The competition for fall semester 2022 launched on January 24 and will close on February 17. Here’s what you need to do to submit a strong application. 


  • Apply Students Founder Vladislav Efimov on Launching Study-Abroad Startup During the Pandemic

    The Apply Students startup specializing in international education was ranked third at ITMO Accelerator. In this article, the company’s CEO Vladislav Efimov speaks about starting a global business in the midst of the pandemic, preparing for studying abroad, and applying to a university overseas.


  • Productive Summer: Online Schools from ITMO University’s Partners and Not Only

    Don’t miss your chance to get your summer off on the right foot with our ITMO.NEWS guide to international summer schools in 2021 for robotics specialists, data scientists, programmers, ecologists, biotechnologists, and many others.


  • Student Spotlight: Elisha Enefu, Nigeria

    A native of Nigeria, Elisha Enefu is currently in his first year of a Bachelor’s in computer systems and technologies at ITMO. He talked to us about the challenges of his experience as an international student and how being in Russia changed his mind about its citizens.