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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 19-20, 2019

    Korean culture, Russian opera, Italian language and Nordic cinema – explore the world on this truly cosmopolitan weekend in St. Petersburg!  

    16.10.2019

  • ITMO Holds Its Place in Top-100 Best IT Universities in THE Computer Science Ranking

    The Times Higher Education (THE) magazine has published its 2019 subject rankings of the world’s best Computer Science and Engineering and Technology universities. For the fourth year in a row, ITMO comes first out of all Russian universities in the Computer Science ranking, keeping its position in the top-100 best universities in the world. The university has also gone up in the Engineering and Technology ranking, where it appears for the third time in a row. In this subject ranking, ITMO University holds the 201-250 place and comes second after Lomonosov Moscow State University out of all Russian universities. 

    16.10.2019

  • Spanish Environmental Biotechnologists on the Environmental Situation, Greta Thunberg and Two-Phase Air Filters

    Two environmental biotechnologists from Valladolid University, Spain came to St. Petersburg to give a course at ITMO University. Right before their departure we got a chance to meet them to talk about ways to improve the environmental situation and how these are different in Russia and Spain, as well as discuss the academic exchange opportunities for Master’s students.  

    15.10.2019

  • First Graduates of Game Development Technologies Master’s Program: You Cannot Just Be a Programmer in GameDev

    This year marks the graduation of the first ever intake of the “Game Development Technologies” Master’s program. The former students are now on their way to changing the world of videogames. We had the chance to talk to the graduates and their professors about the benefits of this program, as well as  what it is that makes a game developer stand out from other IT specialists and makes people want to become one.

    14.10.2019

  • ITMO University Changes Its Full Official Name

    On October 11, a new edition of ITMO University's statute, which includes a new official title, was registered and entered into force by Order No. 1,358 of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. The key to the “ITMO” abbreviation and a reference to St. Petersburg are no longer included in the name. 

    14.10.2019

  • ITMO University Team Wins NordCTF With More Points Than All Other Contestants Put Together

    The final of the regional NordCTF cyber security contest took place in the St. Petersburg “Boiling Point” center. ITMO University team has managed to finish first with a fourfold margin. Our correspondent observed the competition and was lucky enough to talk to its hosts about computer forensics, hacker footprint tracking methods and the fate of the current winners. 

    14.10.2019

  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Perfect Artist's Retreat

    Craving autumn beauty with a unique artistic vibe? Check out Penaty, a country estate of a famous Russian artist Ilya Repin.

    11.10.2019

  • Top Five: Podcasts

    October always starts on a high note for millennials, with three memorable days – International Podcast Day on September 30, International Coffee Day on October 1, and  Mean Girls Day on October 3 – arguably forming the Holy Trinity of the Gen Y autumn calendar. So come sit with us with a hot cup of java and let’s pay our reverent homages to this wonderful time of the year with our five favorite pods of late!

    04.10.2019

  • Academic Exchange, Environmental Studies and Education for All: Representatives of World’s Best Universities Meet For EAIE in Helsinki

    In late September, Helsinki hosted the annual EAIE conference, which was the biggest since its founding, attracting over 6,200 participants from 95 countries. ITMO University was among the world’s best educational organizations. We got in touch with the members of the St. Petersburg EAIE delegation and found out all about the current trends in education that were discussed in Finland. 

    04.10.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: October 5-6

    Put on your best (and snuggliest) scarves and prepare to have some major fun at this weekend in St. Petersburg! Featuring coffee and jazz, modern art and cacti, and exhibition of scents inspired by literary characters!

    02.10.2019

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