Research and development have always been top priorities for ITMO University. Many findings by the researchers of our university in 20th century determined the development of Soviet and global science and technology.Top research areas
ITMO University’s Career Services Department offers resources and support to students and alumni through all stages of their career. We also work closely with the industry, government and other stakeholders to create sustainable relationships for internships and employment. Employers in our network provide valuable feedback about most in-demand skills so that we can train the most in-demand workforce.
Over the past several years, the employment rate for our graduates has been over 70 percent, and over 20 percent choose to continue their education. Among employers are top Russian and international companies, including Cisco, LG Electronics, Motorola, PepsiCo, Raiffeisen Bank, Deloitte.
ITMO University’s International Student Council unites and represents the university’s diverse international community. Its goal is to serve as a platform for ensure communication and collaboration between international students, the university and St. Petersburg community.
ITMO University has several dormitories at its disposal, all conveniently located either within the campuses or next to the metro stations in St. Petersburg. All campuses of ITMO University are also located within walking distance to the metro stations.
The dorms are multi-story buildings with comfortable rooms. Occupancy depends on availability and influences the cost. There may be from 1 to 4 students sharing a dorm room. Rooms are furnished with the necessary furniture. Some rooms have shared bathrooms. There is a kitchen on each floor of the dorm building, with cooking stoves and countertops.
ITMO University offers a vast collection of Russian and international literature on a variety of technical and social disciplines, as well as general interest and fiction.
Our library offers:
Once you are officially an ITMO University student you are entitled to use the services of the healthcare clinic located at the main campus of ITMO University - Kronverksky ave, 49. Some of the services include first aid, treatment of a variety of acute illnesses, minor injuries and burns, vaccinations, preventive medicine. The doctor can also make referrals to specialists.
Students and staff are welcome to use sporting facilities on 5/7 Vyazemski Pereulok free of charge. The sport center includes a full-size basketball court, a gym with a variety of workout equipment and a climbing wall.
There are also a Student Sports Club “Kronbars" at ITMO University, which unites over 20 sports teams, ranging from basketball and soccer to table tennis and cheerleading. It also offers access to individual sports such as yoga and swimming at various facilities around town.
ITMO University’s International Student Council unites and represents the university’s diverse international community. Its goal is to serve as a platform for ensure communication and collaboration between international students, the university and the St. Petersburg community.
Throughout the year, the Council organizes events for that bring our cultures closer, so be sure to check our events page.
The Council is also instrumental in advocating for specific academic and social issues that impact international students at ITMO.
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.
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