ITMO University



ITMO.LiVE 2021: The Show Will Go On!

The ITMO University team has done everything in its power to preserve the event format that’s so familiar and loved by our graduates. And we’ve succeeded! The diploma ceremony will take place at the Peter and Paul Fortress – a place we’ve missed since we were last there two years ago.

Published on 29/06/2021

ITMO Family Day Postponed

Dear members of ITMO.Family!

Published on 17/06/2021

ITMO University Launches Job Contest for Participants of 10th Congress of Young Scientists

This year, the Congress’s participants have the opportunity to get a position at the university from September 1, 2021. As of today, the contest involves two positions; there may be more in the future. Read more about the contest in this article by ITMO.NEWS.

Published on 12/03/2021

ITMO Rectorate's Reply to Students’ Letter in Connection With Transition to On-Site Learning

ITMO University will transition to the on-site learning format starting on February 8. Yesterday, a group of students submitted a letter to the Rector in which they suggested to consider providing students the opportunity to choose their learning format. We publish the Rectorate's reply. 

Published on 04/02/2021

ITMO Holds Open Online Presentations of Practice-Oriented R&D projects

On October 24-25, ITMO University students presented their practice-oriented R&D projects via Zoom. Everyone could join the livestream on ITMO’s YouTube channel

Published on 21/10/2020

Changes to the Class Schedule in the Spring Semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Year

Dear students, teaching staff, and heads of structural units! We wish to inform you of recent changes to the class schedule due to compensation of non-working public holidays in the spring semester of the 2019/2020 academic year.

Published on 30/04/2020

ITMO University’s School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems Partners Up with UNIFOOD

In June 2019, Igor Baranov, head of ITMO’s School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems, and Konstantin Mandelstam, the CEO of UNIFOOD, signed a cooperation agreement in the field of research and educational activities. The partners have recently met to discuss areas of cooperation.

Published on 25/09/2019

Intensive Workshop on Integrated Management Systems Held for ITMO Master’s Students

On May 6-10, 2019, an intensive one-week workshop on integrated management systems was hosted for the students of ITMO University's international Master's program “Industrial Ecology and Cleaner Production”. Complemented by a workshop for the teaching staff, it was given by professors of Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences (Germany). The cases used were provided by the company TÜV.

Published on 23/05/2019

ITMO University Summer Schools: Studies and Fun, All in One

This summer, ITMO University will host a series of schools aimed at young science enthusiasts who want to combine their summer vacation with exciting studies at one of Russia’s leading universities. The schools’ programs encompass all of ITMO’s innovative fields of focus, ranging from programming and robotics to photonics, environmental studies and many more. Hurry up to sign up for a place as the first school starts as soon as May 28!

Published on 22/05/2019

Class Schedule and Days Off for the May Holidays

Below is the list of days off for the May holidays of 2019.


Published on 24/04/2019

We Wish You a Happy New 2019

On the eve of a new year, our staff would like to send you our best wishes and invite you to join us on the journey to 2019.

Published on 31/12/2018

Voting Begins as ITMO Highpark Exhibition Opens in St. Petersburg

From November 22 till December 15, 2018, an exhibition of concept designs for ITMO University’s new campus and innovations center Highpark will be hosted in the ITMO building at Lomonosova St. 9. Students, staff and guests can learn about each of the four architectural proposals and cast their vote by filling out a form on the spot or taking the online survey.

Published on 22/11/2018

ITMO.EXPERT: Results and Plans for the Future

The results of a series of workshops for teachers, organized as part of the ITMO.EXPERT project, have been summed up. The project aimed at helping teachers use digital technology in their work and make the educational process more effective.

Published on 04/07/2018

ITMO Students Recognized at International Level

Open International Internet-Olympiad has been operating since 2008 with the help of information technology and the number of participating students has been growing every year.

Published on 20/06/2018

ITMO U ROCKYed in Philadelphia at NAFSA’18

Philadelphia is the city where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were debated and signed. It’s also the place where “Rocky” movie was shot. More importantly, it’s the place, where NAFSA 2018 was hosted. NAFSA is the most comprehensive international education Conference & Expo serving the diverse needs of the international education community. As with last year, ITMO University took part under the umbrella of “5-100” Academic Excellence Project along with 15 other Russian universities.

Published on 06/06/2018

ITMO Opening Hours and Public Holidays in June

ITMO University working hours on weekends and holidays in June was approved.

Published on 30/05/2018

Meeting with Partner Universities at ITMO International Days

On April 26-27 ITMO University held the annual event ITMO International Days for the representatives of partner universities from around the world. Participants included staff of international offices and faculty members from different countries including Germany, Finland, Italy, Belgium and France.

Published on 28/04/2018

Russia Platform Opens Way For Cooperation with Belgian Universities

On the 19th October, ITMO University was visited by a special delegation from Ghent University (Belgium). The delegation was led by the Academic Director for Internationalization, Professor Guido Van Huylenbroeck. The main purpose of the visit to Russia, during which representatives of Belgian universities held meetings with several universities in Moscow and St. Petersburg, was the announcement of the launch of the Russia Platform program, designed to increase awareness of Russian universities among Belgian students and their interest in studying in Russia.

Published on 24/10/2017

ITMO Team Shows Great Results at 10th Internet Mathematics Olympiad for Students

From October 16 to 19, the Ariel University in Israel hosted the Super Final of 10th International Internet Mathematics Olympiad; this was the first time that ITMO University students participated in this event, which brought together over a hundred students from 24 universities around the world.

Published on 24/10/2017

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Visits ITMO University

On May, 17, a delegation from U.S. Embassy and Consulate General headed by John F. Tefft, U.S. ambassador to Russia, visited ITMO University.

Published on 19/05/2017

St. Petersburg Tragedy

Published on 04/04/2017

The "3.0 Reload:" How to Make a Business Model

On December 1, ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations hosted a workshop "Making your own business model" by Igor Dubinnikov, head of the AAA TRUST Investment Company and experienced business coach at the Skolkovo.

Published on 07/12/2016

ITMO’s Master Student Makes "Student of the Year-2016" Short-List

Umidjon Rakhimov, ITMO's first year Master Student won the regional round of the Student of the Year-2016 contest and competed for the "Foreign Student of the Year" award in the finals, which took place in the end of November in Stavropol. More than 200 students from all over Russia came to compete in the contest. This year, it was organized on the North-Caucasus Federal University's platform as part of the 3rd Student Russia Forum.

Published on 01/12/2016

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and ITMO University sign a Memorandum of Understanding

On November 9, 2016, the French embassy in Moscow hosted a formal event commemorating several dates — the 50th anniversary of French-Russian cooperation in the field of science and innovations, the 20th anniversary of cooperation between CNRS and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, and the 10th anniversary of cooperation between CNRS and Russian Foundation for Humanities. During the event, scientists who greatly contributed to the development of French-Russian relations were awarded with Ordre des Palmes Académiques — a French award for distinguished academics and figures in the world of culture and education.

Published on 14/11/2016

Choosing Landmarks that Capture the Spirit of Russia for New Paper Bills

By 2017, two new paper bills – 200 and 2000 rubles worth – are going to be issued in the Russian Federation. In the light of this event, the Bank of Russia is running a nationwide poll for choosing 2 cities and 4 symbols which will be used for their design.

Published on 18/07/2016

From Failure Comes Learning: English Language Tutors about Top Teaching Practices

The world constantly changes because of new inventions and discoveries. Pace of life speeds up and there is nothing else for us to do but be ready for new rules and requirements. It affects everyone so nobody can stay away. Higher ed as other institutions also tries to keep up with the times. Receiving new competencies and meeting modern teaching trends were the main goals of St. Petersburg English language tutors who gathered together in ITMO University at annual Conference “Efficient Strategies of English Language Teaching.”

Published on 28/06/2016

Academic Writing Workshop: How to Consult with Academics

From 11 to 13 May at ITMO University, with the support of the English Language Office at the United States Consulate, a workshop was held at ITMO University for Academic Writing. Eve Smith, a specialist in English Language Teaching and senior consultant at the “Samara Academic Consultancy Center” ran the workshop.

Published on 23/05/2016

ITMO. STORE Opened its Doors!

The Store was launched on October 10 when ITMO University celebrated 110th anniversary of its first graduation. Currently T-shirts and hoodies with a motto «IT's MOre than a UNIVERSITY», phone and tablet cases as well as many other items are accessible for everyone.

Published on 02/11/2015