Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
Master’s Program in Applied Mathematics and Physics
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about the program

The program provides a solid foundation in mathematics, a deep understanding of mathematical physics, and an opportunity for in-depth study of theoretical physics. Emphasis on independent research encourages students to acquire knowledge and skills essential for fast personal development and a successful scientific career.

The program is being developed and implemented jointly with the Master's educational programs "Mathematics" of the Faculty of Mathematics of the Higher School of Economics and "General and Applied Physics" of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. The learning outcomes are mutually recognized, and joint defenses of theses and dissertations are conducted. Joint seminars and conferences are organized and held.

our students

future career

landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
landing specialist positions in various industry sectors that require fundamental knowledge of mathematical and theoretical physics
starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, 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 & 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 first wave deadline is May 27. Collect application documents and upload them to the SIA application acceptance system.

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