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  • Song of the Month: Our Summer Anthems

    Summer has neared its end, and we’re already excited to see it return next year. In the meantime, we’re making the most of the remaining few weeks of warmth and relishing the memories made over those sunny months. Helping us in this endeavor are the tunes we’ve been listening to – joyous, hopeful, chill, or upbeat, but all symbolic of this wonderful season. Check them out!


  • Best Things to Do in St. Petersburg This August

    With just one month of summer left to go, make the most of it with these diverse and fun activities.


  • Our Team’s Songs for Rainy Summer Days

    Summer in St. Petersburg is unpredictable: one minute you might be soaking in the white nights – and the next you will be soaking wet under pouring rain. Our coping mechanism? Music, of course! Allow these tunes to sugar the pill of a rainy summer day for you – they sure do for us.


  • Holiday Diary: Summer in St. Petersburg

    Living nine months of the year in the grip of gray skies and drizzle, residents of St. Petersburg never take summer for granted. The seasonal metamorphosis is so miraculous, even avid couch potatoes leave their homes to make the most of these days. Let’s join them, too, and learn what it’s like – to stay for the summer in the city instead of going to your hometown.


  • Where to Go on a Date in St. Petersburg

    Summer is a time for going out and about, enjoying the company of others, and loving life. St. Petersburg can be a very romantic place, and there are plenty of ways to spend time with that special person. So whether you’re keen to go on an extra special date, spend a fun day out with a friend, or just have some well-deserved me time, we have some ideas to make a good day-te great.


  • Summer Drinks for When it’s Hot in St. Petersburg

    Sometimes it feels like summer just suddenly appears on our doorstep in St. Petersburg, and this year is no exception. For those of us who managed to buy a fan during the heatwave last summer, we’re relieved to have it now as the humidity settles all around us in the city. So we’re dealing with it by grabbing some fresh and fun cool summer drinks. Here are some of our favorites. 


  • Student Spotlight: Hang Ly, Vietnam

    Meet our Vietnamese international student: Hang Ly, who is currently studying Russian at ITMO’s Foundation Program. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on being an international student and learning Russian. Through her personal opinions and stories, you can find a lot of useful information about ITMO and St. Petersburg. Read on to get a glimpse of her summer plans, too.


  • Top-Notch Summer: International Students’ Insights

    We love summer for its easy-going and adventurous spirit, as well as for its hot days and starry nights. What do our international students do to make the most of their holidays here in Russia? Read on to discover their plans and goals for the sunny season.


  • How To: Cycling in St. Petersburg

    We here at ITMO like our bikes: they are convenient, eco-friendly, and are a fun, healthy alternative to the city’s public transport. Moreover, they can even be a part of a long-standing tradition, such as our Bike Ride with the Rector. Here is everything you will need to know to explore the bike life in St. Petersburg, courtesy of our staff and students.


  • Our Top 7 Summer Must-Dos in St. Petersburg

    Want to have a truly St. Petersburg summer experience? Here are our top local activities to make this season one to remember.