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ITMO Launches Two Online Master’s Programs for Engineers

ITMO Launches Two Online Master’s Programs for Engineers

In 2024, ITMO University is adding online tracks for two of its engineering Master’s programs: Applied Optics and Systems Analysis and Control. Through their studies in the program, practicing specialists will be able to gain another qualification while learning to use new tools – all without the need to take a break from work or leave their home. Learn more about the programs in this article.

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5 Paintings To See in Hermitage’s General Staff Building

5 Paintings To See in Hermitage’s General Staff Building

With its trove of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces, the General Staff Building, part of the grand Hermitage Museum, may be quite overwhelming to first-time visitors as other St. Petersburg attractions. If tackling the museum’s premises seems like a challenge to you, zero in on these five must-sees to gain a rather sharp cross-section of its permanent collection.

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ITMO Admissions Are Open: Here’s All You Need To Know

ITMO Admissions Are Open: Here’s All You Need To Know

Since April 1, ITMO has begun receiving applications to Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. In this article, we tell you all you need to know about this year’s admissions campaign: from the available programs to the applicant’s personal page.

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Student Spotlight: Abanoub Mikhail, Egypt

Student Spotlight: Abanoub Mikhail, Egypt

Meet Abanoub Mikhail, a first-year PhD student from Egypt who studies optics at ITMO. In this interview, he shares his motivation for pursuing a PhD in Russia, his passion for both history and physics, and his experiences navigating the challenges of PhD life. Learn what he has to share about his scientific exploration, cultural immersion, and aspirations for the future.

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ITMO and Samolet Group Launch New Master’s Program for IT Team Leads

ITMO and Samolet Group Launch New Master’s Program for IT Team Leads

ITMO’s Institute of Applied Computer Science and Samolet Group have launched a new corporate Master’s program for future team leads in IT. There, through solving business tasks and partner industry cases, students will acquire the competencies necessary for being both a team leader and an IT developer. Graduates will be able to lead IT projects at major companies without any additional training.

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This Week in St. Petersburg: April 11-17, 2024

This Week in St. Petersburg: April 11-17, 2024

Spring is finally springing – and we are fully equipped to enjoy these warm days with a full schedule of exciting events. Here’s what to expect next week in the city.

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St. Petersburg’s Architectural Gems: Brutalism

St. Petersburg’s Architectural Gems: Brutalism

St. Petersburg is a town of three epochs – and each has added to its appearance, making it the city we know and love. Its historical center and suburbs reflect its past as the capital of an empire; recent additions to the city’s landscape, like the Lakhta Center or the new districts, speak of its ambitious present. Oddly enough, the city’s Soviet heritage is often overlooked in this regard – so, this time, let’s talk about one of its most impressive aspects: the Brutalist architecture.   

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Funded by ITMO: Your Academic Trips in Russia

Funded by ITMO: Your Academic Trips in Russia

Good news for all ITMO students planning to travel to conferences, schools, internships, or other short-term academic events: ITMO can reimburse up to 70% of your expenses! This is done through the annual competition for partial funding of short-term educational events. We asked Daria Pavlichenko, a manager at the Academic Mobility Support Office, about everything you should know about this opportunity – from the application process to the available destinations. Read on to find out.

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ITMO Hosts Finals of National Technological Contest in Software Engineering for Fintech

ITMO Hosts Finals of National Technological Contest in Software Engineering for Fintech

On April 1-6, ITMO University hosted the finals of the National Technological Contest in Software Engineering for Fintech for the first time, with Sberbank as the contest’s general partner. Out of the total of 2,000 contestants from all over Russia, only 36 proceeded to the finals. The winners and runners-up will receive seven additional points to their Unified State Exam (USE) results when applying to ITMO and other Russian universities.

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