ITMO University students regularly participate in a variety of regional, national and international competitions. Some of their most recent achievements include:
- In 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 ITMO University team became Absolute Word Champions at ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. Up to now, the team of ITMO University is the only five-time winner of the word championship.
- In 2014 ITMO University team became the winner of the international programming competition Facebook HackerCup 2014, in California, USA. Out of thousands of participants only 25 best world programmers have qualified for the final. Among them there are 5 students and graduates of the ITMO’s department of computer technologies.