Skoltech accepts applications to Master of Science  and  PhD programs.

Now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Msc programs application dates
Open: December 16, 2016
Close: July 16, 2017

Submission deadlines for Msc programs:

Master of Science Program Application Deadline Selection Round Dates
All Programs (except for Biotechnology) July 16, 2017 July 28-29, 2017
Biotechnology July 16, 2017 July 29, 31, 2017

The next MSc selection round dates will be announced additionally later. 

Submission deadlines for PhD programs:

PhD Program Application Deadline Selection Round Dates
All PhD Programs                                                 August 10 , 2017 September 11-12, 2017

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5 reasons to apply to Skoltech:

  1. Enjoy courses and supervision under world-renowned scientists and engineers.
  2. Find significant freedom in choosing courses; design an individual study plan that allows you to obtain a modern education with a broad interdisciplinary component. Check out the possibility to choose between fundamental and applied profiles within the program.
  3. Experience an open dynamic international environment that brings together hundreds of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs with serious ambitions. Students and professors from more than 25 countries study and teach at Skoltech. English is our language of instruction and official business.
  4. Discover opportunities to visit world-leading universities and international conferences. More than 1/3 of our students have spent or will spend a semester at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other top universities.
  5. Explore the integration of research, education and innovation. Discover a culture of supporting students startups.

Stipends and Benefits:

  1. Significant stipends are available, which depend on students’ academic standing, starting at 40.000 RUR per month at MSc programs.
  2. Free medical insurance.
  3. Variety of academic mobility programs.


Our students and professors tell more about their Skoltech experiences in Student Prospectus and in the short video below: