Online course of St Petersburg University «Competitive Programmer’s Core Skills» entered the world top-10 most popular courses, starting in September, according to the international platform Coursera.

Online courses of St Petersburg University

In this list, St Petersburg University is side by side with leading universities, such as the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Berkeley University of California and the University of Twente, as well as with the IBM company.

The Competitive Programmer’s Core Skills online course helps programmers prepare for professional competitions. Students receive skills that play a key role for employers: the ability to write effective, literate and compact codes, manage limited time resources, apply algorithms to real tasks. The course is designed by the current world champions and covers all the common problem areas and issues that can be included in the most prestigious competitions.