SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs 2023-24 for International Applicants to study in Russia

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Engineering , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Russia, Russia
  • Apply Before : July 3, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 114533
  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration different
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology -Skoltech Master and Ph.D. Programs 2023-24.

Founded in 2011 as an international graduate research-focused university, Skoltech is a private graduate research institute in Moscow, Russia. By studying at Skoltech, students will experience a fantastically vibrant and open environment and enjoy courses with great freedom and guidance from world-leading scientists and professors. Therefore, if applicants want to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree at Skoltech, apply for this opportunity.

Brief Details and Dates

Application Deadline for MSc Programs: 10 July 2023

Application Deadline for Ph.D. Programs: 3 July 2023

Host Univeristy: Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)

Levels of Study: Master and Doctoral (Ph.D.)

Location: Russia

Gender: Male/Female

Eligible Counties: All

Benefits of SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs

The Skoltech will cover the following terms and costs:

  • Coverage of total tuition fees
  • The institute provides substantial stipends depending upon the candidates’ academic rigor, starting at 40,000 Rubles/month for the MSc program and 70,000 Rubles for Ph.D. students.
  • Free medical insurance
  • Diverse academic engagement programs

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs, prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an appropriate bachelor’s degree, specialist degree, or any other corresponding degree from a recognized university for MSc programs.
  • For Ph.D. programs, hold a relevant master’s degree, specialist degree, or any other corresponding degree from a reputable university.
  • Students should have obtained their previous degree in one of the following fields of study:
  1. Computer science,
  2. Computer engineering,
  3. Computational mathematics,
  4. Mathematics and applied mathematics,
  5. Informatics,
  6. Physics and applied physics
  7. Chemistry and chemical engineering
  8. Biology,
  9. Molecular biology
  10. Bio-engineering,
  11. Biochemistry
  12. Biophysics
  13. Bioinformatics,
  14. Systems biology
  15. Materials science and engineering
  16. Aerospace science and engineering,
  17. Astrophysics
  18. Mechanical engineering
  19. Petroleum and gas engineering,
  20. Geophysics,
  21. Geology,
  22. Geological engineering

Note: As the institute receives many applications from outstanding students and its selection process is highly competitive, fulfilling the minimum criteria does not necessarily mean admission.

Language requirement:

Since the language of instruction for the SkoItech Master and Ph.D. study program is English, applicants must meet the language proficiency requirement by presenting a TOEFL or IELTS Score:

  • Acceptable TOEFL score: TOEFL IBT 80, 450 TOEFL ITP or 6 on IELTS. Applicants’ scores should be valid for two years, and those with a degree from an English-speaking institution do not need to prove an English certificate.
  • Submitting GRE is not mandatory but will strengthen a candidate’s application and chance of success.

Note:  Skoltech code for submitting the TOEFL iBT score is: 2909, and for GRE is: 1294

Required Documents

Applicants should include the following required documents in their application package:

  • Online application form
  • Motivation letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of English language proficiency, including TOEFL or IELTS
  • Diploma and transcripts of previous education level
  • Results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)- Optional

Available Fields of Study

The following fields of study are available under the SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs admission in 2023-24:

Master Programs:

  • Data Science
  • Advanced Computational Science
  • Applied Computational Science
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Photonics and Quantum Materials
  • Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
  • Life Sciences
  • Engineering Systems
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Energy Systems
  • Materials Science
  • Internet of Things and Wireless Technologies

Ph.D. Programs:

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

How to Apply for the SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs?

Application procedures for the programs are entirely online; applicants should read the application requirements and instructions before applying.


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For more information about the SkoItech Master and Ph.D. Programs, institute, and application guide, please refer to SkoItech’s official link or read the FAQs section.


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