Master of Science
in Information Systems and Technology
Online Open Doors: June 20 / 4:00 PM (GMT +3)
about the program
The Skoltech Advanced Manufacturing Technologies program is aimed to prepare the next generation of researchers, engineers, and practitioners to assume a role of technical leadership in research and innovation in the high-tech sector with a particular focus on Advanced Materials and novel Digital Engineering technologies. As a part of the program students study state-of-the-art technologies in the areas of advanced composite materials, additive manufacturing, thermal spray coatings, and novel information technologies for simulation-driven product development, digital prototyping, detailed understanding and analysis of engineering/physical systems, processes, advanced materials and technological processes.
  • Mode, duration
    2 years (full-time)
  • Language
  • Fees
    Full tuition coverage
  • Upcoming deadline
    Apply for the competitive selection by July 15, 2024
  • Benefits
    Monthly scholarship (up to 55.000 rub/month), relocation & accommodation, private medical insurance (in accordance with Skoltech policies)
our program provides students with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in materials technologies and simulation-based engineering.

our graduates:
have fundamental knowledge in mechanics and physics of composite materials, additive manufacturing and thermal spray coatings
acquire vast hands-on experience in handling cutting-edge equipment
gain deep understanding of modern technological methods and tools, IT-based manufacturing and product development practices
    are able to apply their knowledge of mathematical methods, mechanics, physics and materials science in advanced manufacturing and materials research, engineering, and applications
    have fundamental knowledge in multi-scale and multi-physics computational modeling of physical systems and technological processes, numerical methods, and high performance computer simulations
    are able to apply methods of mathematical modeling and simulation-based engineering in the analysis of real processes and objects in order to find effective solutions to general scientific and applied problems
    The 2-year program comprises of compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, a wide set of elective courses (depending on the research and professional needs of the student), components of entrepreneurship and innovation, research activity and 8 weeks of industry immersion.

    a key component of your studies is independent research work based on world–class laboratories. The following research areas are available for you:
    • Applied mechanics
    • Advanced materials and technologies
    • Computational engineering
    • Advanced manufacturing
    • Digital technologies
    • Simulation-based engineering
    every program dedicates time for students' independent research as a core part of their curriculum. Skoltech hosts more than 40 world-class laboratories, and students have full access to the facilities throughout their studies and can conduct research based on their interests.
    future career
    our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from a variety of career opportunities in industry, science, and business
    Landing specialist positions in high-tech sectors, including but not limited to, advanced manufacturing and materials, aerospace, energy and transportation, research and development, and consulting
    Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
    Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants and investors.
      Skoltech has strongly established connections with leading companies in the industry and academia
      • S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
      • United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC)
      • Research and Production Corporation "Uralvagonzavod"
      • Smolensk Composite Cluster
      • Russian Railways
      • ROSATOM
      • The Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute
      • SSL (Space Systems Loral)
      • Siemens
      • Pultrex Ltd
      • PLAKART
      • Oerlikon
      • Stratasys
      • Novosibirsk State University (Russia)
      • P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute, RAS (Russia)
      • Bashkir State University (Russia)
      • Florida State University (USA)
      • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT (USA)
      • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
      • New Mexico State University (USA)
      • Purdue University (USA)
      • Taft University (USA)
      • Technical University of Munich (Germany)
      • University of Calgary (Canada)
      • University of Dayton (USA)
      • University of Gottingen (Germany)
      • University of Maryland (USA)
      • INRIA (France)
      applications for competitive selection can be submitted online. Most of the selection process is conducted online, and only the final stage of the selection is conducted offline at the Skoltech campus
      Prepare your portfolio (in English):
      • CV
      • Motivation letter
      • 2 letters of recommendation
      • Diploma or transcript from the university
      • Certificates and awards
      submit your application
      Upload your materials into the SIA application system (
      online testing
      Every candidate must take an online subject test. You will be notified via email about the specific date and time of your test.

      online exam sample
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      final stage
      The final selection stage takes place in Moscow. You have to pass the English exam on site, or present a valid proof of English proficiency, pass an in-person interview and entrepreneurship challenge. Extra written examinations may be required for certain programs during this time (you will be notified in advance). In case you're not from Moscow, we can accommodate you in the Skoltech dorms for the selection weekend period.
      you will be enrolled in Skoltech based on the results of all competitive selection procedures
      entry requirements
      knowledge, skills, and education background for successful enrollment into the program
      knowledge and skills
      Successful candidates will have solid knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering.
      An undergraduate degree in engineering, technology, technical sciences, mathematical, or natural sciences.
      english language
      If your education has not been conducted in English, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
        enjoy courses and supervision by world-renowned scientists and engineers
        The application period for Skoltech master's programs is now open. The third wave deadline is July 15. To apply, press the button below.
        Contact us
        phone: +7 (495) 280-1481_ext.3387

        address: 30с1 Bolshoi boulevard,
        Skolkovo, 121205, Russian Federation
        Room E-R3-2026
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