Skoltech is an international graduate research-focused university that was founded by the group of world-renowned scientists in 2011. Skoltech's curriculum focuses on technology and innovation, offering Master's programs in 11 technological disciplines. Students receive rigorous theoretical and practical training, design their own research projects, participate in internships and gain entrepreneurial skills in English. The faculty is comprised of current researchers with international accreditation and achievements.

Board of Trustees

Viktor Vekselberg

Chairman of the Skoltech Board of Trustees

Irina Okladnikova

Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation

Alexander Kuleshov

Skoltech President

Arkady Dvorkovich

Chairman of the Skolkovo Foundation

Alexander Abramov

Chairman of the Board of Directors for Evraz Group

Simon Bradley

Founder & CEO of Percent-Edge

Johann Füller

Professor at the University of Innsbruck and CEO of HYVE AG Innovation Agency

Tony F. Chan

President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Edward Crawley

Founding President of Skoltech, Professor

Alexander Galitsky

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Almaz Capital

Andrey Ivanov

First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

Oleg Kharkhordin

Rector of the European University in Saint-Petersburg

Valery Katkalo

Professor, Doctor of Economic Sciences

Nikolay Kudryavtsev

Rector at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Richard Lester

Japan Steel Industry Professor and Associate Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alexander Povalko


Alexey Repik

Chairman of the Board of "R-Pharm" JSC

Chris Skirrow

Former partner at PwC

Paul Thompson

Director, ENIGMA Consortium for Worldwide Medicine

Pekka Viljakainen

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Skolkovo Ventures