Medvedev will meet with the winners of the championship of universities on programming

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoMedvedev will meet with the winners of the championship of universities on programming© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on Friday to meet with the winners of the international championship of higher educational institutions on the programming of 2017, students of St. Petersburg national research University of information technologies, mechanics and optics, the press service of the Cabinet.

«The sixteenth of June, Medvedev will meet with the winners of the International championship of higher educational institutions on the programming of 2017, students of St. Petersburg national research University of information technologies, mechanics and optics», — stated in the message.

It is reported that the command student’s world championship on programming among teams of universities organized under the auspices of the international Association Association for Computing Machinery and is the most prestigious in the world computer community of intellectual competition for young programmers. Is the championship every year since 1977.

In season 2016-2017 in the championship took part more than 46 thousand students from 2.9 thousand leading universities and 103 countries. Russian universities are participating in the championship since 1993. For the period 2000-2017 years of the Russian team twelve times became world Champions.

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