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Maltese delegation visits Lobachevsky University

On September 21, a delegation of the Republic of Malta visited Lobachevsky University. The delegation included: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malta to Russia Carmel Brincat, Honorary Consul of Malta Oleg Zaitsev, and President of the Domain Group Nicholas Callus.

HSE Graduates Win National Research Competition

HSE University
Work by graduates of the HSE undergraduate programme in sociology took first place at the Russian national undergraduate and graduate student academic research competition in the social sciences category. In addition, research by a graduate of the HSE St. Petersburg won an audience’s choice award.

Student of MIT Saranesh Prembabu about MEPhI, Moscow and Russia

The students of MIT, consistently occupying the first place in the world rankings, internship in the MEPhI not for the first year as it allows them to turn their theoretical knowledge into practical experience, to find new ideas, improve knowledge of the Russian language and to make new friends.

Tuition Fee Discounts for Foreign Applicants at HSE campus in St.Petersburg

HSE University
The Academic Council of the St Petersburg branch of the Higher School of Economics approved a policy providing for fee discounts for the most talented international applicants entering the university in 2017. Discounts will be based on the total score achieved in entrance examinations.

Best friends: University of Stuttgart

Friends have a special place in our lives. We share similar interests, we grow up together, share our sorrows and joys. Friends will always support you. And among all your friends there are those who we value more than the others. We can even call them brothers or sisters - these are the best friends. The Polytechnic University also has the soul mates - the strategic partners of our university.

Admission Campaign 2017: The Results

TMO's admission campaign of 2017 is almost over; the lists of accepted students for the first year of Bachelor's and Master's programs have already been published. Read more about ITMO's growing popularity amongst high school graduates, this year's relevant programs, the growing requirements on the Unified State Exam scores and the admission of international students in an article by ITMO.NEWS.

HSE Continues to Rise in THE World University Rankings

HSE University
In the latest Times Higher Education university rankings, the Higher School of Economics rose to the 351-400 category among 1,102 schools worldwide. This is an improvement on last year, when HSE was in the 401-500 group, with the university ranking fourth among the 27 Russian universities that made it to the ranking.

Blockchain for Patenting Intellectual Property: How Will it Work?

How does one create a blockchain which can protect intellectual property? What’s the point? What are the consequences of changing the system so that new inventions aren’t registered on paper but digitally? The hope is that innovation production, and new high-tech products will be produced faster.

MIT Experts on Russian Entrepreneurship

MIT Global Startup Labs program started off in the Business Incubator of ITMO University in June. The program goes on for eight weeks and is organized by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Starting from the year 2000, a similar MIT GSL program has been carried out in 14 countries, altogether 59 times. This summer marks the first time that the program is conducted in Russia.

ITMO and South Korea Launch SumIT Startup School

On July 31, ITMO University’s business incubator launched the International SumIT Summer School. This year the acceleration program will welcome young entrepreneurs from South Korea. Three startups, each supervised by a Russian mentor, will work and study here for two weeks.

ITMO University and NSU - New Collaborations for the National Technology Initiative

ITMO and Novosibirsk State University initiated a collaboration agreement for a period of five years to enhance the development of quantum technologies, innovative entrepreneurship and realization of the National Technology Initiative in Russia's regions.

ITMO Technopark Resident Receives 44 Million for HIV Cure Development

The company AGCT, a resident of ITMO University’s Technopark, will receive funding of more than 44 million rubles from RBV Capital Fund. The contract was signed during the Startup Village conference. The company is working on development of a complete cure for HIV.