The Congress of Young Scientists is your chance to: 

  • share your work with leading researchers; 
  • receive additional points when applying to ITMO’s Bachelor’s programs; 
  • enroll into ITMO’s Master’s programs without exams and with an additional 10,000 rubles monthly stipend (conditions apply);
  • take part in a video contest and get the opportunity to become a true science rockstar. 

The Congress features lectures, seminars, research schools, online receptions, and round-table discussions in programming and IT, physics, life sciences, as well as humanities and innovations. There will also be special panels for school students.  

Participants’ abstracts will be published in the digital and the RISC-indexed Congress proceedings. Reports by the winners of the contest may be recommended for publication in ITMO’s Higher Attestation Commission-indexed journals. 


  • Best Report by a Young Scientist 
  • Best Report by a Master’s/Specialist’s Student
  • Best Report by a Bachelor’s Student
  • Best Video Pitch
  • Best Report by a School Student

You can learn more about the Congress here (in Russian). 

The application deadline for the Congress is February 24, 2022.