University Team

Daria Zhukova Russian

Daria Zhukova
  • Post
    Head of the Center for Staff Training and Development



  • organize professional development courses for ITMO staff;

  • organize fee-paying professional development courses;

  • coordinate the peer review of lecturers’ competencies as part of the ITMO.EduStars contest.


2016 – Master’s in intercultural communication and administration, University of Vaasa (Finland);

2012 – an exchange semester in intercultural communication and administration, KU Leuven (Belgium);

2011 – Specialist’s in regional studies (Northern Europe), St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.

Advanced training

2018 – TESOL Exchange Program (Chicago, IL, USA).

Professional activity

2016 – joined ITMO University.

Professional interests

Intercultural communication, international collaborations, gender equality, and emotional intelligence.

Other professional activities

  • a participant of the Erasmus+ Digital Competence for Language Teachers project;

  • an organizer of the annual ITMO Open Education conference on best educational practices;

  • an organizer of the international conference More than ESP.


Ornithology, music, and painting.


Map Building plans

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