Skoltech Life Sciences MSc program is highly competitive and efficient based on the evaluations of its students’ theses by faculty from top international universities and number of program graduates who continue their education in top universities worldwide.
Duration of the Life Sciences MSc program is two years. In course of the first year, students deepen their theoretical background, while in the second year they mainly work on their research projects. Skoltech gives all students the freedom to choose courses and extra-curriculum elements to shape an individual trajectory, acquire soft skills, gain entrepreneurial competencies and get prepared for job placement.

Educational load

All MS students are guaranteed a stipend of 40 000 Rub in addition to health coverage for the duration of their studies, provided that academic standards are met.

Successful accomplishment of the program gives students Master of Science degree in Biotechnology.

The program director is Professor Mikhail Gelfand.

The program coordinator is Nina Popova.