Materials Science
Master’s Program in Materials Science and Technology of Materials
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about the program

Materials Science is an interdisciplinary educational program at Skoltech related to research in various focus areas including Advanced Materials, Energy Materials, Carbon Materials, Metals and Composites, Biology Materials, and cross-cutting Computational Materials. The broad educational program builds upon several core courses taught by faculty members of Center for Energy Science and Technology and multiple elective courses delivered by members of other centers including Photonics Center and Materials Center. Our lecturers conduct cutting edge research in Materials Science as evidenced by high median h-index ~30, top-rated publications and patents. In addition to the specialized expertise, the program brings an interdisciplinary mix of engineering and natural sciences that is unique for universities in Russia and beyond. Other core aspects of the program are industry immersion and the entrepreneurship and innovation component. The education program consists of core and elective courses with recommendations for three tracks: Experimental Materials Science, Computational Materials Science, and Materials Engineering.

Our graduates will get all the necessary knowledge and skills to

future career

landing specialist positions in engineering, manufacturing and support in various fields (batteries, solar cells, etc.), as well as Skolkovo resident companies and startups
landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international universities and research entities
starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants, 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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program structure

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


Students conduct real research with full access to Skoltech's advanced research laboratories. This reseach 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 organisations.


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

The application period for Skoltech master's programs is now open. The second wave deadline is May 27. Collect application documents and upload them to the SIA application acceptance system.

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