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  • International Opportunities for ITMO Students in 2020

    The opportunity to study for an entire semester in Europe, Asia, and the Americas is what attracts many applicants to ITMO University every year. In this article, you will learn how to study in the country of your dreams, receive financial support from ITMO University, and what other opportunities the university offers this year.


  • A Guide to Studying Abroad

    Twice a year, ITMO University holds an internal competition for an exchange semester within the framework of the international academic mobility program. The competition is held in September and February, and this year it starts on September 1. Here's what you need to know about spending a semester abroad.


  • ITMO’s Russian Language and Culture Summer School: A Passion for Learning

    Since 2016, ITMO University has hosted a Russian language summer school for language learning enthusiasts around the world. This year, from July 1 to 28, the school was held online for the first time with 22 participants from 10 countries including Canada, China, the UK, the USA and several countries in Europe. We talked to a few of the participants to learn about their experiences during the summer school and what attracted them to Russian language and culture. 


  • Participants of Google’s STEP Internship Share Tips for First-Timers

    For some years now, ITMO students have been regular participants of Google internships. To them, it is an opportunity to experience for themselves how it feels to work for one of the world’s most recognizable corporations. We got in touch with ITMO students and Google interns Vadim Brilyantov, Ilya Bizyaev, Viktoria Erokhina and Anastasia Postnikova to ask them about how to land a dream internship and how the time they spent at Google changed them. 


  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids of Plant Origin and Biomedical Tasks: ITMO Scientists’ Research at University of Lorraine

    This fall, PhD student Daria Kuznetsova and Master’s student Mariam Muradova from the Faculty of Food Biotechnologies and Engineering, who are also members of the “Biotechnologies of the Third Millennium” international research center, will go to the University of Lorraine to conduct research in the field of life sciences. For Daria, this will be her second trip to France, where she’ll continue to work on her research thesis. Mariam spent last year’s spring semester at the University of Verona, Italy, and this year, she will continue her research in the field of plant biotechnology. Read more about the students’ exchange programs, grants and research interests in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • ITMO Master’s Student on Her Exchange in Barcelona: Tips, Tricks, Impressions

    Alexandra Shapovalova, a second-year Master’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, spent a semester in Barcelona, participating in an academic exchange program at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the student shares her experiences of the program. Read on to learn about why people in Barcelona fight over a room with a window, how to travel in Spain and Europe on a budget and what to expect from your studies.


  • How to Apply for (And Get) the Chevening Scholarship

    The Chevening scholarship is one of the world’s most well-known and prestigious and covers students’ full costs of Master’s education at any university in the UK, as well as some of the living expenses. The competition is tense, with some 30 times more applicants than there are open spots. But getting a Chevening scholarship is still doable if you put in the effort, believes Asya Kazantseva, a popular Russian science journalist and writer. This year, she was awarded a scholarship to study in a Master’s program in molecular neurobiology at the University of Bristol. During a recent open lecture in St. Petersburg, Ms. Kazantseva shared a few tips and warned of the common pitfalls made by Chevening applicants.


  • Augmented Reality Course at Oxford Brookes: Participants Share

    Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are among today’s most promising technologies. Despite the growing popularity, one can get a free introduction to this field at one of the world’s best universities, Oxford Brookes. Yulia Trushina and Alena Jigalova, ITMO Master’s students from the Multimedia Technologies, Design and Usability program, who recently participated in this educational course, share their experience.


  • Nights in a Library, History Lessons and Stress Relieving Dogs: Academic Exchange at Seoul National University

    Eduard Kamalov, a student at ITMO's Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations, spent his fifth semester at Seoul National University (South Korea) on an exchange program. Eduard told ITMO.NEWS about the operation of South Korea's largest university and why studying there is a great experience for any student, how much money one has to take with them, and why they have to be ready for particular manifestations of nationalism, spicy food and history lessons.


  • Short-Term Academic Mobility Programs: How to Get University’s Financial Support

    Apart from going on semester-long academic mobility programs, ITMO’s students can also get financial support for participating in short-term international events and research internships. Such support covers up to two short-term events a semester, so even if you’re planning to go study abroad in spring, you still have the chance to participate in various conferences, forums, workshops and other academic activities during the winter semester.