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The National University of Science and Technology MISIS

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Based in downtown Moscow, the National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) is just 2km from the Kremlin and Red Square, along the picturesque Moscow river, close to the legendary Gorky Park, Tretyakov Art Gallery and Museon Park.

MISiS is the first Russian university to have been named a national research university by the Russian government, with a strong focus on fundamental and applied research and the development of new technologies.

While MISiS offers 10 master’s degrees in English, for most courses the main language of instruction is Russian. International students interested in studying at MISiS are asked to enroll on the university’s one-year Russian language prep course.

An international student community

With 2,358 international students representing 66 different nationalities and comprising over a quarter (28.7%) of the overall student population, MISiS ranks among Russian universities with the highest proportions of international students.

Students at MISiS benefit from an excellent research base, access to cutting-edge research and development centers, prominent international and Russian faculties, state-of-the-art labs and multimedia classrooms and strong links with Russian companies and multinationals.

MISiS’s 27 laboratories include:

  • Superconducting metamaterials lab
  • Inorganic nanomaterials lab
  • Scientific research center for structural ceramic nanomaterials
  • Lab of nanomaterials
  • Center for situational analysis

MISiS students enjoy the best residence halls in Moscow. Dormitories feature high-speed internet, computer and reading rooms, a swimming pool, athletic facilities, a barber shop, and laundry rooms.

Excellent employer connections

MISiS features among the top five Russian universities in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, gaining the maximum score in 

the “employer-student connections” category. The university collaborates with 1,200 employers in Russia and abroad, annually organizing over 100 careers events for over 5,000 students. An impressive 80-90% of professional internships taken by students during their studies at MISiS convert into job offers.

How to apply

To apply, email the university to request more information. You will be asked to submit:

  • An application form
  • A photocopy of your passport with a notarized translation into Russian
  • Photocopies of your transcripts with notarized translation into Russian language
  • A negative HIV test result certificate and chest X-ray
  • Eight photos (3cm x 4cm)

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2014
701+
2015
601-650
2016
  • 62.6
    Faculty Student
  • 63.4
    International Students
=31
2017
  • 62.30
    Overall Score
  • 67
    Academic Reputation
  • 37.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 92.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 30.5
    H-index Citations
98
2014
89
2015
75
2015
63
2016
87
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 100
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 74.3
    Graduate Employment Rate
98
2014
89
2015
75
2015
63
2016
87
2016
201+
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 48.10
    Overall Score
  • 87.5
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 81
    Faculty Student
  • 35
    International Faculty
  • 99.9
    International Students
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
880
International
37

Number of students

7,440
Postgraduate 46%
Undergraduate 54%

Number of international students

1,501
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

24 Undergraduate Courses

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9 Postgraduate Courses

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