Master of Science
in Electricity and Electrical Engineering
Online Open Doors: June 20 / 4:00 PM (GMT +3)
about the program
The future of the global power industry is inconceivable without modern IT solutions in energy system design and control. The Skoltech Energy Systems program combines in-depth IT training (computation, modeling, data analysis) and thorough study of basic engineering approaches to cultivate future industry leaders.
  • 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 students
learn to formulate or model real-world problems using the language of modern theoretical engineering, solve them using the techniques from applied statistics, physics and mathematics
develop or adapt mathematical and computational methods to solve real-world engineering and network problems
gain full visibility into the energy sector, its structure, systems, equipment, potential challenges, issues, and solutions
acquire knowledge and skills for conducting research in the area of day-to-day control and planning of electricity, gas, heat, bulk power supply and distribution systems
gain broad research experience working for diverse teams and doing an internship with the industry's leading companies and labs (increasing the chances of a good job offer)
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:
  • Smart and resilient power grids
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Power electronics devices
  • AI in energy sector
  • Digital technologies in power grids
  • Energy markets and regulation
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.
our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from a variety of career opportunities in industry, science and business
Landing specialist positions with major companies in the power industry or related sectors with high demand for energy and IT competences.
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research bodies.
Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, consultants and investors.
Skoltech has strongly established connections with leading companies in the industry and academia
  • University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Shandong University, China
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
  • Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
  • Mexico State University, Mexico
  • V.A. Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • Energy Systems Institute named after L.A. Melentev SB RAS
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 test sample (v.1)
online test sample (v.2)
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
Bachelor's degree in engineering (electric or mechanical), or bachelor's Degree in mathematics, computer science or physics.
knowledge and skills
Linear algebra, basic probability, programming, general physics (mechanics, electro-magnetism, thermodynamics).
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
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