The chair of Foreign Languages is one of the most numerous chairs of ITMO University, which is quite natural as foreign languages are extensively taught to all students of ITMO – both undergraduate and post-graduate. Foreign languages are taught in more than 300 groups of bachelor and master programs, the total number of student amounts to 3000 per academic year.
ESP is taught annually to 450 PhD students, another 450 PhDs study business English.This huge number of students of all disciplines requires the corresponding academic programs (ca. 50 all in all) requires the teaching staff of more than 40 assistant professors, teachers and senior teachers. Three foreign languages – English, French and German are taught by the chair staff.