Life Sciences
Master’s Program in Biotechnology
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about the program

Skoltech Life Sciences program trains sought-after professionals capable of tackling challenges in bioinformatics, biomedicine, genetics, neurobiology, drug design, and other fields. Its graduates contribute to scientific progress, advance basic research, and develop groundbreaking technology.

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industry
landing bioinformatics, genetics and biomedical positions with major companies and startups
science
landing PhD positions and extension of the research in leading Russian and international scientific entities
startup
starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, mentors and investors

about Skoltech

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 12 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.
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Students complete a minimum of required courses and then build their own curriculum competing by choosing from 200+ electives in various disciplines.

research

Students conduct real research with full access to Skoltech's advanced research laboratories. This research can also make up their final master's thesis.

industrial immersion and internship

In the summer between 1st and 2nd years of study, students gain practical experience in an 8-week long internship at leading corporate and research organizations.

entrepreneurship

Each program includes courses about commercializing projects, intellectual property law and business skills to prepare Skoltech graduates to their ventures and careers.

application
The application period for Skoltech master's programs is now open. The third wave deadline is July 15. Collect application documents and upload them to the SIA application acceptance system.

address: 30 bld.1 Bolshoi boulevard, Skolkovo, 121205, Russian Federation
Room R3-2026


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 admissions@skoltech.ru.

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