ADVANCED
MANUFACTURING
TECHNOLOGIES
Master of Science
in Information Systems and Technology
about the program
The program is aimed to develop the shortest path from fundamentals in mechanics and physics to industrial applications with a particular focus on materials and novel technologies. It prepares the next generation of researchers, engineers, and practitioners to assume the role of technical leadership in research and innovation. Students learn the scientific fundamentals and state-of-the-art technologies in the areas of advanced composite materials, additive manufacturing, and thermal spray coatings.

Our graduates design and test materials, and apply them in large-scale industries.
  • Mode, duration:
    2 years (full-time)
  • Language:
    English
  • Fees:
    no tuition fees for those who successfully pass the selection
  • Student pack:
    monthly stipend, medical insurance
our program provides students with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in materials technologies.

our graduates will have:
01
fundamental knowledge in mechanics and physics of composite materials, additive manufacturing and thermal spray coatings
02
important practical experience of working with cutting-edge equipment
03
deep understanding of modern technological methods and tools, information-technology-based manufacturing and product development practices
    04
    ability to apply their knowledge of mathematical methods, mechanics, physics, and material science in engineering practice and research in advanced manufacturing and materials
    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.

    research
    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 design
    labs
    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
    industry
    Landing specialist positions in high-tech sector including but not limited to: Advanced manufacturing and materials, Aerospace, Energy and Transportation, Research and Development, Consulting.
    science
    Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international universities and research bodies.
    startup
    Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants and investors.
      partners
      Skoltech has strongly established connections with leading companies in the industry and academia
      Industrial partners
      Academic partners
      • 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)
      admissions
      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 Skoltech campus
      1
      registration
      Prepare your portfolio:
      • CV (in English)
      • Motivation letter (in English)
      • 2 letters of recommendation
      • Diploma or transcript from the university
      • Certificates and awards
      2
      submit your application
      Upload your materials into the SIA application system (apply.skoltech.ru)
      3
      online testing
      Every candidate must take an online profile test. You will be notified by email about the specific date and time of your test.

      online exam sample
      4
      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.
      5
      enrollment
      you will be enrolled to 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.
      education
      Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent in Physics, Mechanics, Material Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics.
      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.
        faculty
        enjoy courses and supervision under world-renowned scientists and engineers
        application
        The application period for Skoltech Master's programs for 2022 is now closed. To apply for the 2023 start, check back in autumn or subscribe below to receive a notification.
        contact us
        e-mail: admissions@skoltech.ru
        phone: +7 (495) 280-1481_ext.3387

        address: 30с1 Bolshoi boulevard, Skolkovo, 121205, Russian Federation
        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