Study at Skoltech,
one of the fastest-growing young technology universities
in the world.

Founded in 2011 in collaboration with MIT.
Located in Moscow, Russia
#65 (Nature Index Young
Universities 2021)
top-25 (Nature Index Rising
Young Universities)
World University Rankings by Subject: top-150 (particular programs)
Innovation: #1 in Russia,
#2 in Eastern Europe
master programs
phd programs
  • Full-time programs:
    MSc (2 years, 120 ECTS)
    PhD (4 years, 240 ECTS)
  • Fully English-speaking:
    English is the official language of working and studying at Skoltech
  • Scholarship pack
    No tuition fee + health insurance + monthly scholarship
  • Admissions:
    The application period for Skoltech Master's programs for 2022 is now closed. To apply for the 2023 start, check back in winter or subscribe below to receive a notification
to Skoltech
We are Skoltech — a new international English-speaking STEM university in Moscow, Russia. We were established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT.
What's in it for you? Globally renowned professors, world-class education, top of the line labs, tremendous opportunities for research and future career.
Research is the core component of any program here — students conduct their independent research under the supervision of globally renowned scientists. Skoltech labs are new, modern, and top-notch — we have best-in-class equipment
We connect fundamental science with real-life applications — transfer new technologies to the market, support and develop hi-tech startups, offer an extensive portfolio of courses in entrepreneurship & innovation
We work with hundreds of industrial companies in Russia and worldwide, as well as conduct research in collaboration with more than 800 universities in the world
top scientists
All our faculty are globally renowned scientists with in-depth international expertise. They combine teaching with top-class applied research
outstanding — all faculty members have decades of active research experience from top global universities: MIT, Cambridge, University of Gothenburg, ITAMP, EPFL, and more.
future career
discover career paths of our students and graduates — startups, careers in top industrial companies and best world research institutions, and more:
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campus & labs
our campus was created by the world-famous Herzog & de Meuron architectural bureau. It is one of world's most unique university buildings, and it's fully facilitated with the most advanced lab equipment
competitive selection application period will start soon!
SIA application
CV, motivation letter, 2 recommendations (blind submission available), portfolio – everything can be submitted online via our specially designed SIA system
online exam
only for MSc applicants
interview and final stages
interview with faculty panel, entrepreneurship & innovation challenge, English exam (if applicable), written exam (for some programs). All these elements are available in online mode.
you can confirm your level of English language by one of the following options:
  • Present a valid IELTS / TOEFL certificate
  • Confirm the citizenship of English-speaking country
  • Confirm your previous English-speaking degree
  • Pass English exam at Skoltech during the final stage of selection
just in case you need help with your application, check out these detailed guides prepared by our team
...or just ask us directly via (more contacts below)
contact us
phone: +7 (495) 280-1481_ext.3387

address: 30с1 Bolshoi boulevard, Skolkovo, 121205, Russian Federation
We are more than happy to meet visitors Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 18:00. Please arrange a visit 48 hours in advance by contacting