ITMO University is the top higher education institution in computer science in Russia and 74th in the world. With over 120 years of experience propelling it forward, ITMO is a trailblazer in all things IT, quantum science and photonics. ITMO University uniqueness lies in the breadth of its research, educational and innovation diversity of its portfolio by harnessing high standard expertise, facilities and resources to drive science and technology forward and maximize impact for the benefit of St.Petersburg region and its people.
ITMO University master’s in research and education both at the fundamental and applied levels. The best-known research achievements of ITMO University are in Photonics and Natural Science, IT and Robotics, Informational Security, Life Sciences and Health Care. ITMO University team is the only seven-times winner of the ACM World Programming Contest.
ITMO University includes 5 schools:
- Translational Information Technologies,
- Computer Technologies and Controls,
- Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems
- Technological Management and Innovations
and 13 international research centres with international staff serving over 12500+ students, 2450 foreign students from 87 counties.
The number of ITMO University international partners is around 200 Universities all over the world. ITMO University applies programs of international academic mobility and exchanges. ITMO University participates in several well-established programs and offer an International Doctorate program that allows students to obtain dual PhD degrees with partner institutions. A number of Master programs are taught in English. ITMO University implements principles of e-learning and involves facilities and resources of some educational e-platforms.
Today one of the significant strategic aims of ITMO University lies in integrating into the World and particularly European not only educational and research, but also innovation ecosystem. ITMO University creates favorable climate for the promotion and taking up R&D results to the market. Building up full-fledged communicative environment ITMO University supports researchers, scientists and entrepreneurs, innovators and policy-makers to facilitate their interactions.