PhD Positions in Robotics

The Mobile Robotics Lab. is currently looking for new PhD students, starting in November 2018. The main interests of the Mobile Robotics Lab are on Path Planning and Perception.

The successful applicant is expected to be highly interested in Robots and a self-motivated worker.


  • Completed at time of admission a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other relevant areas.
  • Skills in Programing: C++, Matlab.
  • The candidates should have at least an upper-intermediate level of the English language.


Application Procedure

Prior to submitting an application, students are advised to contact Prof. Gonzalo Ferrer.

Please submit a PhD application including:

  • a motivation letter (statement of purpose),
  • a resume/CV,
  • 2 letters of recommendation, and
  • 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)

through Skoltech Admissions for Doctoral Programs, selecting “PhD” as the degree level, indicating the name of the prospective supervisor, and choosing “CDISE” from the list of centers.

All documents should be submitted in English (the exceptions are diplomas in Russian and publications in Russian).


Further information

Information about Skoltech:

Information about CDISE:

Queries regarding application process: 


Skoltech is committed to diversity and opportunity, and application materials will be considered without regard to the gender, race, or nationality of the applicant.