Master’s programs
Master's degree is the second educational step in MIPT's Biomedical School. For two years, students go through an indepth training in their chosen major and engage in research activities together with the strongest scientists of the industry. There are three vectors of Master's programs in biomedical school: academic, industrial and entrepreneurial.
About master’s programs
Training level
Master's programs


Base organizations – institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, research centers and companies

Biomed School's Laboratories
Majors and competition groups in 2023
Biophysics and bioinformatics
Tuition Free
Tuition Fee
03.04.01 Applied mathematics and Physics
Industrial bioinformatics

Applied Bioinformatics (state scholarship)
19.04.01 Biotechnology
Medical Biotechnology (state scholarship)
Bioinformatics (online)
06.04.01 Biology
Master's programs
Academic program
Students of the academic Master's programs carry out a research project in the leading laboratories of Russia in order to enter the postgraduate school and continue their research. A Master's degree of such type is a classic link between undergraduate and postgraduate schools and is most suitable for those who have decided to make a career out of science.
The main task for future M.A. is to master particular subjects at the beginning of the program and to fully focus on research activities. The emphasis is on specific and respected knowledge and skills necessary for work in a certain Institute with a specific technology stack.
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (V. A. Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
Department of physico-chemical biology and biotechnology (Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic chemistry)
Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (Vavilov Institute of General Genetics of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
Department of Personalized Biomedical Technologies
Department of Physics of Living Systems (Sklifosovsky Scientific Research Institute)
Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine
Industrial program
The Master's program is implemented on the base of the Center for Educational Programs of Biomed school. This particular program corresponds to the classic approach of Phystech for training students according to needs of a certain high-tech partner: Generium and others. In such Master's programs, teachers are mainly employees of the company. Students are involved in the company's work right away, and their diploma project is dedicated to solving a specific business problem.
There are scholarship grants and programs in English provided.
Learn more about the Center of Educational Programs
Industrial Master's Degree programs
Digital Startup Master's programs
In this major students work on their technical skills and knowledge in their first year, while in the second year they get engaged in business tasks. The graduation project can be either a student's personal startup or a solution of the technological problems of a digital company.
It is most suitable for students with a technical background who have entrepreneurial and administrative ambitions.
Read more about the program
Schedule for Master's admission in 2023
Acceptance of documents from applicants for competitive groups
June 20 - July 24
Entrance tests for tuition-free
July 27 — August 1
Entrance tests for tuition fee
July 27 — August 1
August 23 — August 26
Acceptance of documents from
applicants for programs in English
June 20 — August 19
Admission committee
Full terms of admission are on the website of the admission committee
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