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  • Russia’s First Master’s in Programming for the Visually Impaired Launches at ITMO

    In 2023, ITMO University is set to launch its Programming for the Visually Impaired Master’s program. The program, which aims to train IT specialists to develop new products that can be used by people with visual impairments, will be the first of its kind in Russia. It will be open to people both with and without disabilities, as the entirety of the program’s curriculum was designed to accommodate all kinds of students. The academic staff also includes several visually impaired lecturers. Read further to find out more about the program and how to apply.


  • ITMO Team Wins Gold at ICPC Northern Eurasia Finals

    Today, December 7, marked the finals of the Northern Eurasia leg of ICPC – the international collegiate programming contest. Team pengzoo from ITMO University took fourth place in the competition, scoring a gold medal alongside other winners. Now, they will represent their region in the 2022/2023 finals.


  • ITMO Grad Gennady Korotkevich Reigns Supreme at Topcoder Open 2022

    The world’s top programmer has once again won first place in the competition’s Algorithm track.


  • Programming and Information Technologies Track at I Am a Professional: Why You Need It and How to Prepare

    The I Am a Professional contest, which continues to accept applications up until November 15, is an excellent chance for students to test their skills and competencies, win money prizes, receive internship offers, and, most importantly, get into one of the best universities in Russia without any entrance exams. This year, ITMO is organizing three tracks of the competition, one of which is Programming and Information Technologies. In this article, Alexander Mayatin, the track’s curator and an associate professor at the Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, speaks about why students should join the contest and how they can prep to win.


  • Russian Team Brings Home Four Medals From European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics

    The Russian team won two gold and two silver medals at the European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics (EGOI 2022), which took place in Antalya, Turkey, on October 16-23. The team was co-trained by Andrey Stankevich, a star coach and an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty.


  • ITMO's Monday Science Roundup #14

    Every second Monday, we bring you a selection of the latest and most interesting news from the world of science in all its forms – from deep-cut research to entertaining pop-sci. In this issue, we’ll take a look at: a breakthrough in optical computing; new learning initiatives at ITMO; the best life hacks for students; and a pop-quiz for programming aficionados.


  • Take Our Famous Programmers Quiz

    Today, on September 13, we celebrate the Day of the Programmer. It’s annually celebrated on the 256th day of a year because 256 (2 to the power of 8) is the number of distinct values that can be represented with a byte. For this occasion, we’ve compiled a test for you dedicated to the history of programming and IT. Take a look at the pictures and try to guess who’s painted there.  


  • Russian Team Triumphs at International Olympiad in Informatics 2022

    The team is headed by Andrey Stankevich, a star coach and associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty.


  • ITMO’s Summer Courses for School Students: Programming, GameDev and Management

    Every year the ITMO.START educational platform for school students hosts summer courses at the university’s campuses. During the practice-oriented classes held by experienced lecturers, students have the opportunity to learn new skills, dabble in science and choose their future career paths. Here are the courses that will be running this August.


  • AI Security: ITMO Launches New Master’s Program

    This year, ITMO University is launching a new Master’s program titled AI Security. Its graduates will be able to ensure the security of AI systems and protect them from cyberattacks. The program’s students will be granted an opportunity to work for partner companies, such as Gazprom Neft, Sberbank, and Rostelecom, or join research teams.