Institute of International Development and Partnership

As a top-tier Russian research university, ITMO demonstrates its global outlook in all areas of academic cooperation, from research to teaching and student exchanges.

The Institute of International Development and Partnership (IIDP) bridges ITMO University with the international community.

Head of the Institute, Daria Kozlova, and the Institute's offices and departments are responsible for implementing ITMO's global strategic goals, fostering international partnerships in the field of research and education, as well as enhancing the University's visibility worldwide.

As part of its responsibilities, the Institute of International Development and Partnership

  • develops and coordinates ITMO University's international educational activities;
  • cooperates closely with ITMO's partner universities and represents ITMO on the international arena;
  • supports international students currently enrolled at ITMO University, ensuring their comfort, safety and efficient studies;
  • manages ITMO's activities regarding bilateral research cooperation with Asian partners;
  • works with international researchers and institutional delegations visiting ITMO;
  • organizes and coordinates lectures by international experts;
  • enhances ITMO University's visibility both online and offline.

Institute of International Development and Partnership

Internationalization Department

The Department was created to support and implement ITMO’s strategic plans for international development, promotion and reputation establishment among the world-leading universities.

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International Educational Programs Department

International Educational Programs Department (IEPD) is the first port of call for prospective international students and scholars at ITMO University. IEPD facilitates international recruitment and is responsible for the majority of international education activities, exchange programs and international research groups for foreign students and scholars as well as outward mobility activities for Russian students.

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Rankings Research Center

Rankings Research Center (RRC) aims to raise the efficiency of ITMO University’s global positioning and to enhance its competitiveness among the world’s leading research and educational institutions.

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Migration Services Office

The office deals with different activities that have to do with the migration legislation, visa regulations, etc.

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International Students Learning and Support Center

The main objective of the International Students Learning and Support Center is to support ITMO’s international students throughout their studies and help them adjust to the Russian educational system and socio-cultural environment at large.

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