Fresh Start: Opportunities for Students at ITMO University

In honor of the impending start of the new academic year, and to cool the nerves of some anxious freshers (we get it – starting uni can be very nerve-racking!), we have put together a list of some of the opportunities available to ITMO University students. Some, because there are many, many more – head to our Student Guide and Student Office for the full scope. But for now, get your first-year student cap on, and prepare to get excited!

Science

At ITMO University, even Bachelor’s students can conduct successful research projects and win prestigious international scholarships. ITMO University boasts Russia’s largest Optical Student Chapter, which includes branches of three international organizations: SPIE, OSA and IEEE. Read more about the opportunities for young scientists here.

Studying abroad

Why stay at home when there are so many opportunities out there for you to study abroad? Every year, ITMO University students participate in academic exchanges, research internships, and summer schools all over the world, and the list of options is growing all the time. The best thing about such exchanges is that the university covers up to 70% of all expenses. All you have to do is to apply for participation and financial support

Startups

Some prefer to sit on their ideas guarding them like a Cerberus and waiting until Mark Zuckerberg calls. But why do that if you can get qualified support from ITMO’s sagacious experts who can help you develop and hone your product and assemble a dream team to the stars? ITMO University has a sophisticated and comprehensive entrepreneurship infrastructure which includes a first-class accelerator that provides you with a wide range of opportunities such as drafting up your business plan, receiving expert evaluation of your project, test-driving your concepts, connecting with like-minded people, gearing up for an investment pitch, and so much more

Student clubs

At ITMO University, you have access to a wide network of more than 100 student clubs to enrich your student experience to the max. Whatever your interests and talents, you’ll find your opportunity to shine, and have fun while at it. A sports fan? Our Kronbars, named the best student sports club in Russia, would be your best bet, with 50 sports and related activities, such as sports management, marketing, journalism, photography, videography and design, to choose from. Is it volunteering that’s close to your heart? ITMO’s Volunteer Center will welcome you with open arms. Contact Student Office to learn more! 

Student Office

Student Office is your go-to place for any kind of help at ITMO University. Thanks to our online services, you can apply for various official documents such as enrollment certificates, transcripts of records, and many others. Just come to the Student Office if you want to get a place in a dormitory, prolong your student card, apply for academic mobility or want to solve any other student woes you may have – we’re always there for you!

Stay tuned

Check out ITMO University’s news portal ITMO.NEWS to keep track of new opportunities for students, read about the winners of cool international competitions, and learn more about the university!

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