History & Honors


In 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015 and in 2017 the ITMO University team became Absolute World Champions at ACM World Programming Contest. Currently, our team is the only seven-time winner of the world championship.

Other recent wins of the ITMO team

Third International Olympic Games of Humanoid Robots (China, 2012)

      International Hacking Competition (CodeGate) (China, 2012) 

Annual National Russian University Challenge in Information Security (RUCTF)


Prestigious International Awards

  • Scopus Award Russia 2014. ITMO University associate professor Irine Bocharova received this award for her outstanding with in IT in cooperation with European colleagues.
  • Unevoc Center Award in recognition of being a UNEVOC Centre dedicated to furthering UNESCO goals in the area of technical and vocational education and training.
  • Diploma in «100 best universities of Russia» of the «European Quality» contest


Take a look at our position in various rankings here.

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