PhD students interested in traveling abroad to a scientific conference to present a report or do a research internship up to 1 month in length at a foreign university are welcome to take part in a competition for partial funding from ITMO University.
Another mandatory requirement for partial funding is that within a year after the event’s end date the applicant makes a publication in a journal indexed by Web of Science or Scopus with an SJR no less than 50% of the requirements set for international scientific units (50% SJR - 0.45 as of 2018).
ITMO University will remunerate no more than 70% of all travel expenses and only up to 50,000 rubles.
The competition is open throughout the year; applications must be submitted at least a month before the planned date of departure.
How to apply for the partial funding competition
- the student’s full name;
- ITMO University’s title in English;
- the dates of the event;
- purpose of participation;
- if participating in a conference: a confirmation of the report’s status and its title
The completed set of paperwork must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. An original copy of the application with all the required signatures must be brought to the Academic Mobility Support Office at Lomonosova St. 9, room 2139c, tel. 572-21-54.
The competition committee may require other materials in their consideration, in which case the applicant will be notified by email using the address given in the application.
Afterwards, the competition committee makes a decision on the matter of financial support for the planned trip within 5 business days after receiving the final version of the application.
Applicants will be informed of the committee’s decision by email using the address given in their application.
If you plan to present a report, a display item, or a publication, obtain the following:
Both of the above documents, along with the text of your report, must be submitted to the Office of External Economic Relations and Exports Control.
The Academic Mobility Support Office finalizes the travel paperwork, the final step being a Rector’s Order approving the student’s trip. A notice regarding the Rector’s Order is sent to the email address provided in the application.
FOLLOWING THEIR TRIP, the student must provide a set of documents to the accounting office within three business days. A complete list of the required documents can be downloaded here (in Russian).
All questions regarding academic exchanges lasting longer than one month should be adressed to the PhD Office.