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The International Gymnasium of the Skolkovo Innovation Center

The International Gymnasium of the Skolkovo Innovation Center

Skolkovo Innovation Center, Zvorykin Street 7, Moscow, 143026, Russian Federation

+7 (495) 956 00 33



The International Gymnasium of the Skolkovo Innovation Center
School type Co-educational Day
Status Private
Head of School Oksana Demianenko
Language of Instruction English
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP
Diploma Coordinator Raisa Baragyan
MYP Coordinator Elena Andreeva
PYP Coordinator Maria Eliseeva
Associations IB

The Gymnasium

The International Gymnasium of the Skolkovo Innovation Center (IG Skolkovo) is a nonprofit co-educational day school, subsidized by the Russian Government via the Skolkovo Foundation. It was founded in 2015. IG Skolkovo is authorized as a full continuum IB World School, offering the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma Programmes (DP). The language of instruction at IG Skolkovo is Russian, however, English is the language of instruction in the DP.

Our Community

Located in the heart of the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow, IG Skolkovo is one of the cornerstones of the Skolkovo Ecosystem. The Skolkovo community is a unique, ambitious project where education, innovation, and globalization come together.

Further examples of cooperation between the Gymnasium and the professional community include:

1. Skolkovo Junior Challenge – an Olympiad designed for the Skolkovo Gymnasium by professionals in various spheres, enabling students to use professional laboratory equipment and strive toward acquiring, demonstrating and developing hard and soft skills, leadership potential and teamwork.

2. Student Research Conference – an annual event challenging students to engage in independent and small-group supervised research and project work, and providing them with a platform to present and publish, as well as the opportunity to have their work evaluated and assessed by experts in various field.

3. School Project Laboratory – a project fostering entrepreneurship, research, and presentation skills through the creation of student startup projects under the guidance of the leading startup accelerator in the country.


IG Skolkovo has been granted an education license by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.

Academic program

Students in Grades 9-11 create their own academic plans by choosing subjects for advanced study, Olympiads and competitions for participation, and subjects for their USE and international exams.

Curricular Highlights and Distinctions

An additional feature of IG Skolkovo is its focus on digitalization. As a response to the pandemic, the Gymnasium has developed advanced options for blended learning educational formats, using a wide range of digital teaching tools that are complemented by student capabilities as digital natives to strengthen learning and teaching.