In just four years since our founding in October 2011, we have attracted an international student community of more than 300 young innovators, hackathon enthusiasts, technological entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists who are enrolled in our MSc and PhD programs in Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedicine, Energy, IT, and Space programs. Next August, we expect to reach close to 500 total students, and are now accepting applications to MSc programs for studies beginning in late August 2016 and for PhD programs on a permanent, rolling basis.

Here are five things you need to know about Skoltech:

  1. We offer a hands-on experience in brand-new facilities with world-class professors — all in English, just outside of Moscow, with plentiful international exchange opportunities — all leading toward one goal: preparing our students and graduates to impact the world through scientific discovery and technological innovation.
  2. We are a start-up university for a start-up world (to prove it, we have one of the highest rates of student entrepreneurship of any university in the world).
  3. More than 1/3 of our students have spent or will spend an academic term or year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or other partner universities, including EPFL.
  4. Our students engage in research early and often in their Skoltech careers, and participate in an integrated industrial immersion program in some of the world’s most exciting companies.
  5. Our students hail from over 25 countries, including Canada, Columbia, China, India, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Spain, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America (20% of our students are not Russian citizens).

Want to learn more? For information about our admission requirements, eligibility, procedures, and deadlines, please see “Requirements.” For information of fellowships — all admitted students receive a fellowship — please see “Fees & Fellowships”.

Check out our Student Prospectus to learn what our students and professors have to say about their experience at Skoltech and our partner universities, and see the short clip below on how to submit an application.