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.

Internet Of Things & Wireless Technologies

Master of Science Program

Skoltech CDISE

In the last decade, the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm and Next Generation Wireless Technologies (5G, 6G) have been increasingly conquering the minds of researchers and engineers. Now it is one of the most promising fields of Industry 4.0 with a market value of more than $100 bln and stable annual growth.

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Key information

Program starts
September 1

 Application dates


Modes and duration
Full time:
 2 years

Tuition fees
No tuition fee
 for applicants who pass the selection process


Awarded degree
Master of Science in Internet of Things & Wireless Technologies

Field of Science and Technology
09.04.01 Information Technology and Engineering

Language of instruction

The program is accredited by the Russian Government, certificate №3539 from April 07, 2021. 
License №2880 from February 05, 2020.

Entry requirements

BS degree in Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Applied Physics, Mathematics.

English language requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

Aim and objectives

The aim of the program is to instruct the next generation of STEM leaders ready to design principles and architectures as well as develop applications and services in the framework of IoT paradigm and Next Generation Wireless Technologies (5G, 6G), including following objectives:

  1. Develop IoT real applications and improve them with smart technologies and leverage on sensed data
  2. Deliver an IoT-based product from scratch, ‘pitch and sell’ it
  3. Become a developer of next-gen wireless communication protocols and solutions, such as 6G and beyond
  4. Devise solutions for industrial cases (healthcare, agriculture, etc.) using IoT

MSc Program Structure


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Career opportunities and paths

  • Industry

Program graduates work in the private and public sector in software engineering, communications, manufacturing, etc.

  • Science

PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research bodies (Stanford, ETH Zurich, etc.).

  • Startup

Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, consultants and investors.


Program Director

Dmitry Lakontsev Professor of the Practice, Director of the Project Center for Next Generation Wireless and IoT

Program Coordinator

Maria Kolotiy


Students are actively involved into research activity starting from Term 3.

Research Areas

  • Next-Generation Communications
  • Coding theory and Digital Signal Processing
  • ML methods in communications
  • Industrial IoT and industrial data processing
  • Sensing and actuation in environmental/industrial/biomedical applications
  • Wearable sensing and wireless sensor networks
  • Embedded AI
  • Information Protection in Computer Systems and Network

Research Groups

Academic Partners

  • MIT, USA
  • ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Technische Universität München
  • Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia
  • Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR), Russia

Industrial partners

  • Huawei
  • Nokia Bell Labs, UK
  • МТС
  • Rostelecom
  • TELE2
  • Beeline
  • Marvell
  • Radisys
  • Altran praxis


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