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.

Materials Science and Engineering

Key information

Program starts
September 1, 2023
Skoltech CEST Program Web Page  
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. Alexei Buchachenko

Prof. Artem Abakumov
Prof. Albert Nasibulin
Assistant Prof. Victoria Nikitina
Prof. Alexander Korsunsky


Prof. Artem Abakumov
Prof. Albert Nasibulin
Assistant Prof. Sergey Abaimov
Associate Prof. Alexander Shapeev
Prof. Alexei Buchachenko
Prof. Artem R. Oganov
Prof. Evgeny Antipov
Assistant Prof. Sergey Levchenko
Assistant Prof. Victoria Nikitina
Assistant Prof. Stanislav Fedotov
Prof. Gleb Sukhorukov
Assistant Prof. Dmitry Aksenov