Mathematics – PhD Program


Applications are open to domestic and international students.
To be eligible for the Ph.D. program, by the time of enrollment at Skoltech, applicants should hold a M.Sc. degree or equivalent (specialist degree) from a recognized institution of higher education and in a relevant area of study.

Key information

Program starts
November 2017

Modes and duration
Full time: 4 years

Tuition fees
No tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process

Language of instruction
English

English language requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency

Application dates
Submit your application for the Selection Round till: August 10, 2017
Selection Round dates: September 11-12, 2017

Application to Skoltech consists of two stages:

Stage 1. Application at Skoltech’s online portal
Applications to the Ph.D. program are accepted on a rolling basis at this page.
As part of the process, applicants must present the following:

  • Online application
  • Motivation letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Proof of proficiency in English, i.e., TOEFL or IELTS (students may submit an application without this information, but all will be asked to provide it at a later date)
  • Copy of transcripts, in English (and original language) of all higher education institutions attended. In the application phase, copies will be sufficient, but official copies must be provided at a later date
  • Optional: results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • As part of the admission process, applicants should indicate the Skoltech faculty member(s) with whom they wish to pursue doctoral studies. Applicants may review the Skoltech faculty profiles before beginning the online application

Submit your application for the Selection Round till: August 10, 2017

Stage 2. Selection Days
Selection Weekend is the second stage of admission process at Skoltech. Students, who have been selected in the first, application stage, are invited to be part of “Selection Weekend”. During the “Selection Weekend”, participants go through two and a half days of interviews, rigorous written examinations, and an English test (for those who don’t have TOEFL or IELTS certificate).

Selection Round dates: September 11-12, 2017


Program Committee

ChairIgor Krichever, Professor
Co-ChairIskander Akhatov, Professor
Co-ChairOleg Vasiliev, Professor
Mikhail Bershtein, Associate Professor
Evgeny Feigin, Professor
Mikhail Finkelberg, Professor
Alexander Gaifullin, Professor
Andrei Marshakov, Professor
Grigory Olshanski, Professor

Supervisors

Iskander Akhatov, Professor
Mikhail Bershtein, Associate Professor
Alexander Braverman, Visiting Professor
Evgeny Feigin, Professor
Mikhail Finkelberg, Professor
Alexander Gaifullin, Professor
Maxim Kazaryan, Professor
Igor Krichever, Professor
Sergei Lando, Professor
Andrei Marshakov, Professor
Grigory Olshanski, Professor
Alexey Rosly, Professor
Semen Shlosman, Professor
Oleg Vasiliev, Professor
Anton Zabrodin, Professor


Apply now!