Portfolio contest for prospective Master’s students

Two Master’s degrees, a bespoke study plan, access to a well of global expertise, and boundless opportunities for studying, research and work: the world is your oyster with ITMO University’s International Master’s programs. And the good news don’t stop at that: participating in our Portfolio contest for international prospective Master’s students gives you a one-off chance to be enrolled into one of these innovative Master’s programs with no admissions tests involved!

The contest is organized for prospective Master’s students who are fluent in English, have a Bachelor’s diploma (or will be completing your Bachelor’s degree this year) and want to enrol into one of ITMO’s International Master’s programs. To participate, you’ll need to complete the entry form located below, submitting it together with a filled-in application form (you can fill it in on your computer), a signed cover page of your portfolio (you need to print out this template, sign it, and scan it into the PDF format), your CV, motivation letter, recommendation letters, and all the documents which can serve as a proof of your scientific, academic and non-academic achievements, from February 1 to June 2, 2019. All instructions on the format of the motivation letter and other documents you need to submit can be found on the template of the portfolio cover page. You’ll get extra points for each achievement, so the more certificates and diplomas you include in your application, and the more varied they are, the bigger are your chances to win the contest!

The judges will consider all the applications and award each participant a set of points. If your portfolio scores over 75 points, you’ll be considered a winner of the competition and get admitted* into one of ITMO’s International Master’s programs without admission exams as a result. The final results will be announced on June 15, 2019.

*Please note that the contest is only meant for exam-free admission to the fee-based positions at ITMO’s cutting-edge International Master’s programs.

 

FAQ

Who can participate in this contest?

The Portfolio contest is held for international prospective Master’s students who are fluent in English, have a Bachelor’s diploma (or will be completing their Bachelor’s degree this year) and want to enrol into one of ITMO’s International Master’s programs.

What do I have to do to participate?

To participate in the contest, you’ll need to complete the entry form, submitting it together with a filled-in application form (you can fill it in on your computer), a signed cover page of your portfolio (you need to print out this template, sign it, and scan it into the PDF format), your CV, motivation letter, recommendation letters, and all the documents which can serve as a proof of your scientific, academic and non-academic achievements, from February 1 to June 2, 2019. All instructions on the format of the motivation letter and other documents you need to submit can be found on the template of the portfolio cover page.

The more of different diplomas and certificates you have, the better: it will increase your chance to win the contest as each achievement gives you extra points!

What is the deadline for submitting my application?

You can submit your application from February 1 to June 2, 2019. June 2, 2019 is the final deadline.

When will the results be announced?

The results of the Portfolio contest will be announced on June 15, 2019.

What will I get if I win?

If your portfolio is awarded more than 75 points, you’ll get admitted to a fee-based position at one of ITMO’s cutting-edge International Master’s programs without having to go through any admission exams.