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Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)

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15,967
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Overview

MAI is one of the leading technical universities in the area of high-tech systems. Founded in 1930, it preserves long-lasting traditions while setting new trends in education, science and innovation. MAI carries out training of exceptional world-class staff for the digital economy and creates the background of the world’s top-level professionals and leading engineers with technological, organizational and business competences.

The MAI family unites over 160,000 graduates, 20,500 students, with over 1200 international students from 59 countries of the world among them. The University has become a platform for many talented young people who have chosen a career in various areas of modern industry, business and politics.

MAI creates the latest developments in aircraft, spacecraft and propulsion engineering, launches small spacecrafts, carries out cutting-edge research in additive technology, control systems, IT-solutions, and other current areas of technological development. Key partners of the University are the leading industrial companies and corporations: Airbus, Boeing, COMAC, Safran, Dassault Systèmes, AECC, Thales, Mahindra, HAL, Brahmos Aerospace, United Aircraft Corporation, Sukhoi Company, Russian Aircraft Corporation “MiG”, Rostec Corporation, Russian Helicopters, United Engine Corporation, Roscosmos Corporation, RUSNANO.

Joint projects between MAI and its partners open up career opportunities for its graduates. The total volume of the University’s contracts for scientific research amounts to 32 million dollars annually. All students are involved in the R&D work carried out in the leading laboratories and research centers of the University.

The University campus, conveniently located in the central part of Moscow near three metro stations, is a unique city infrastructure, the territory of which combines learning classrooms and buildings, research centers, numerous laboratories and resource centers, design bureaus and an experimental pilot plant. The infrastructure of MAI provides comfortable placement of students and has all necessary conditions for their leisure activities, communication and studies. Students can lead an active life and demonstrate their competitive nature in sports tournaments thanks to the University’s sports facilities and over 50 sports clubs.

The international students’ cultural center of MAI provides opportunities for participation in various events for international students, and introduces them to the cultural values, traditions and customs of students’ home countries. All international students can benefit from semester abroad academic exchange programs in one of the partner universities.

Creativity, competitions, seminars, trainings, conferences, hackathons, meetings and communication with successful professionals – the University provides students with the widest opportunities for self-development and self-fulfillment, in addition to studies and research activities.

University Highlights

Total students - 15,967

6643%
9324%

International students - 987

676%
311%

Total faculty staff - 2,421

46
2375

Total students - 15,967

6643%
9324%

International students - 987

676%
311%

Total faculty staff - 2,421

2375
46
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