Skoltech was established on October 25, 2011 in cooperation of nine Russian universities and organizations. On October 26, 2011, the Skolkovo Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) signed a partnership agreement on Skoltech development. In August 2012, the first 20 students were admitted to Skoltech and went to MIT for internship.
The university is an international community for students and faculty where all education is in English. Students can also increase their international experience through Skoltech’s network of partner universities around the world. Easing student mobility, the education is aligned with the European Higher Education Area created by the Bologna process. The aim is that Skoltech graduates will excel in the international and intercultural working environments of the global market.
The 9 CREIs are Centers for Research, Education and Innovation established in collaboration with international and Russian Partners.The CREIs address Critical Challenges in IT, Biomedicine, Energy, Space, Crosscutting Science. They are the key building blocks in the effort to develop a graduate university that combines education, research and innovation seamlessly. CREIs will build capacity of all kinds at Skoltech, and will be designed to have broad impact on Russia.
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The Skoltech Student Council is recognized by the university administration as the official voice of the student body. This group is a representative student-elected body that offers a forum to address all kinds of campus issues, and an opportunity for students to become involved in the university community.
All Skoltech students receive additional medical insurance.
Skoltech students who will be abroad for significant periods will also be provided with additional travel insurance.
I have done my graduation from lovely professional university. I really like that university about studies and extra crucial activities .got lots of exposure in my stream
One of the decent research-oriented technical universities in Russia with good funding. Admitted students receive scholarships and have the opportunity to do internships in partner universities abroad.
At this university (Skoltech) I had access to world-class professors who were easily accessible most of the time and they pay careful attention to student questions and demands. Well-equipt labs and most of all academic supervisors and student relationships were great.
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