Skoltech accepts applications to Master of Science  and  PhD programs.

PhD programs 2018-2019 application dates:

Open: December 19, 2017
Close: July 29, 2018

PhD First Selection Round May 31- June 1, 2018
The dead-line for the applications submission for the First Selection Round April 18, 2018
PhD Second Selection Round September 6-7, 2018
The dead-line for the applications submission for the Second Selection Round  July 29, 2018


MSc programs 2018-2019 application dates:
Open: October 16, 2017 
Close: June 16, 2018

MSс first selection – March, 3-4, 2018

MSc Second (out of four) Selection Round
(for all programs except for “Mathematical and Theoretical Physics”,
admission to which will be held on the very last selection at the end of June 2018)
April 14-15, 2018
The dead-line for the applications submission for the Second Selection Round March 18, 2018
Online testing March 19-20, 2018
The information about the next selection rounds will be announced later

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: