University Team

Daria Kozlova

Daria Kozlova



  • Bachelor of Management, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), 2003

  • Master of Management, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), 2005

  • Ph.D. in “Economics and Management of the National Economy”, SPbPU, 2008

Career Path

While working on her Ph.D., Ms. Kozlova joined the “International Business Department” of Saint Petersburg Polytech as an assistant and after defending her thesis has accepted a position as Associate Professor at the same department. She stayed with the Polytech till 2014, focusing on all aspects of international scientific and academic cooperation. During her tenure she was also the head of International Master’s Degree Programs for two years.
In 2014, Dr. Kozlova was welcomed as the Director of the Institute of International Development and Partnership of ITMO University. Under her leadership, ITMO University quickly expanded its international academic and research outreach, earned a position in the top-100 of international subject rankings and is consistently among the leaders of the 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project.
In 2017, Ms. Kozlova was appointed the First Vice Rector of ITMO University and is responsible for the creation and implementation of the University’s academic priorities through close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. She also oversees and coordinates the University’s international activities and is deeply committed to delivering education of the future.

Scientific Awards and Achievements

  • 2008 – “Active Scientist” Award from St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

  • 2009 – “Dashkova Award” in the humanities and social sciences (for young scientists under 35 years) from the Government of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg Scientific Center Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 2010 – “Young Talents - The Future of Science Polytechnic University” Award from St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

  • 2013 –Vladimir Potanin Foundation “Best University teacher in Russia, 2013” Award

  • 2016 - Government of Russian Federation Award in Education

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