Skoltech University Scholarship for International Students – Apply

Skoltech University is a leading academic institution in Russia. The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is a private graduate research institute in Moscow, Russia. Skoltech’s primary mission is academic excellence in target domains. This includes performing cutting-edge basic and applied research and educating the next generation of science, technology, and business leaders.

Skoltech generates value in a form of professional education, advisory services, industry-funded research and results in implementation, services of shared facilities, technology licensing, and new companies established by the Institute’s scholars, engineers, students, and alumni.

Skolkovo University creates a new, self-sustaining innovation ecosystem providing an engine for the Russian high-tech industry and attracting foreign investments. In this paradigm, Skoltech acts as a catalyst to foster cutting-edge research in advanced areas of crucial importance for Russia, promote entrepreneurial activity and train internationally competitive specialists capable of working in a rapidly changing research and technology landscape.

Hosting University: Skoltech University in Russia

Degree Level: Master Degree and Ph.D. Degree Program

Field of study: Programme offered by the University.

Eligible Countries: Any Nationality can apply

Available Courses

Skoltech University is offering full scholarships for master and doctoral degree programs.

MSc Program

Awarded degree MSc Program
Mathematics and Computer Science Data Science
Petroleum Engineering Petroleum Engineering
Applied Mathematics and Physics Photonics and Quantum Materials
Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
Biotechnology Life Sciences
Information Systems and Technologies Space and Engineering Systems
Energy Systems
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Materials Science and Engineering Materials Science
Information Technology and Engineering Information Science and Technology

Ph.D. Program

  • Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Physics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Computational and Data Science and Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • Petroleum Engineering

Skoltech University Scholarship Benefits:

  1. 40,000 RUR per month stipend
  2.  No tuition fee
  3. Free medical insurance.
  4. Variety of academic mobility programs.
  5. No Application Fee

Documents Required: 

  • Motivation letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Proof of proficiency in English, i.e., TOEFL or IELTS (students may submit an application without this information, but all will be asked to provide it at a later date)
  • Copy of transcripts, in English (and original language) of all higher education institutions, attended. In the application phase, copies will be sufficient, but official copies must be provided at a later date.
  • Optional: results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • As part of the admission process, applicants should indicate the Skoltech faculty member(s) with whom they wish to pursue doctoral studies. Applicants may review the Skoltech faculty profiles before beginning the online application on the web-page of each Ph.D. Program and get in touch (via e-mail) with the faculty member.

Note: A TOEFL or IELTS score is not required if the applicant received a degree at a university where the medium of instruction is English

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Applicants should hold an M.Sc. degree or equivalent (specialist degree) from a recognized institution of higher education and in a relevant area of study for the Ph.D Program
  • Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized institution of higher education for M.Sc Program
  • Applicants must be in good physical and mental health


Visit Official Website for more Information

Application Deadline: July 16, 2020



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