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ITMO University

Year of foundation: 1900
City: Saint-Peterburg
Address: Ave 49, bldg. A, Saint Petersburg, Petrogradsky District, Russia [Show map]

Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) is a national research university founded in 1900. ITMO University is among top 10 leading higher education institutions in Russia, providing training and research in advanced science, humanities, engineering and technology.In 2022, the university was ranked 365th in the world by QS World University Rankings, and 601th by World University Rankings by Times Higher Education.

ITMO University is a full member of European University Association (EUA), Association of Technical Universities of Russia and of China, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), European Optical Society (EOS), International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. Since 2013/14 ITMO is partnering with universities in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Finland, France, among others, to participate in “double degree” international educational programs.

The university’s approach to learning programs the University of the Future, focusing on the individual and providing a wide range of opportunities for holistic, multi-faceted development.The ITMO students are the world`s only seven-time winners of the ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest.

ITMO University campus comprises 14 educational buildings mostly located in the downtown. The overall University infrastructure also includes research and scientific laboratories, several dormitories, sport facilities, student co-working areas, concert halls, hobby clusters etc. The ITMO University library offers access to Russian and foreign full-text and reference electronic resources, including Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation, Journal Citation Reports, Scopus, ScienceDirect, Springer, ACM, OSA, SPIE, eLibrary, etc.

Programs (Master’s degree):

  • Chemical Engineering – 262 000 RUB per year
  • Electrical Technology and Electrical Power Engineering – 239 000 RUB per year
  • Instrument Engineering – 262 000 RUB per year
  • Optical Engineering – 262 000 RUB per year
  • Software Engineering – 262 000 RUB per year