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.

Life Sciences

Key information

Program starts
September 1, 2023
Skoltech CLS  

Modes and duration
Full time: 4 years

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

Language of instruction

English language

If you have not conducted your education in English, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

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The program has received full five-year accreditation in accordance with European Standards and Guidelines and official international recognition. The accreditation certificates were issued by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (Hcéres ), a French educational evaluator with global recognition. It is an independent educational authority tasked with evaluation of higher education institutions and research bodies.

Program Committee
Chair – Prof. Mikhail Gelfand

Co-chair – Assistant Prof. Natallia Strushkevich
Prof. Laurent Gentzbittel
Prof. Philipp Khaitovich
Assistant Prof. Ekaterina Khrameeva
Prof. Konstantin Lukyanov


Prof. Georgii Bazykin
Assistant Prof. Mikhail Belyaev
Associate Prof. Cecile Ben
Associate Prof. Dmitry Chudakov
Prof. Olga Dontsova
Prof. Mikhail Gelfand
Prof. Laurent Gentzbittel
Assistant Prof. Dmitry Ivankov
Prof. Philipp Khaitovich
Assistant Prof. Ekaterina Khrameeva
Prof. Yuri Kotelevtsev
Assistant Prof. Maria Logacheva
Prof. Konstantin Lukyanov
Assistant Prof. Dmitry Pervouchine
Associate Prof. Petr Sergiev
Assistant Prof. Maria Sokolova
Prof. Gleb Sukhorukov