It's your chance for admission to a tuition-free program at ITMO university

Winning the Olympiad will allow students from foreign countries to enroll in the graduate school at ITMO University without entrance tests and study absolutely free of charge.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons, including compatriots living abroad, who have or are completing a higher education level not lower than a master's degree or a specialist for a postgraduate course (equivalent to a PhD) in the year of the Olympiad.
What does participation in the Olympiad give?
Who can participate?
In English and Russian.
The Olympiad is held entirely online.
What language is the Olympiad held in?
Where will the Olympiad be held?
Portfolio filling
September 15th - December 10th, 2023
September 15th, 2023
Opening registration
Deadline for portfolio submission
December 10th, 2023
January 9th - 18th, 2024
The second round
February 9th, 2024
January 10th - February 1th, 2024
Appeal process
Grading of the second round of the competition
The first round. Grading of the portfolios
December 11th - 19th, 2023
December 22th, 2023
Announcement of the first-round results
The third round
Announcement of the Open Doors winners and prize-winners
February 21th - March 13th, 2024
March 15th, 2024
List of programs and academic supervisors of the Olympiad

ITMO University


    • TOP 100 best universities in the world in the subject area "Automation and Control" (Automation & Control) Shanghai Rating (ARWU)
    • TOP 3 best technical universities in Russia by salary level of graduates according to SuperJob version

    • In 2019, Forbes magazine named ITMO University the best Russian university in terms of the quality of education
    • TOP 250 best universities in the world in Engineering sciences (Engineering and Technology) in the Times Higher Education ranking

    • Тhe TOP 400 of the QS rating, also in the 17 subject ratings of THE, QS and ARWU
Main educational and scientific divisions
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