Skoltech accepts applications to Master of Science  and  PhD programs.

PhD programs 2019-2020 application dates:
Open:  November 15, 2018 
Close: July 22, 2019

MSc programs 2019-2020 application dates:
Open: November 15, 2018 
Close: July 16, 2019

 Data Science, Information Science and Technology, Materials Science, Energy Systems, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Life Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Space and Engineering Systems, Photonics and Quantum Materials, Mathematical and Theoretical Physics programs
Application deadline for the next (final) selection round  July 16, 2019 
Online test (see exam samples here)  July 17, 2019
Selection round (Selection Days)  July 29-30, 2019

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: