National University of Science and Technology (MISiS)

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
Impact Rankings 2020
Leninskiy prospekt 4, Moskva, 119049, Russian Federation

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NUST MISIS today is a top-notch scientific and educational center attracting the best graduates, scientists and lecturers. The University focuses on integrating science, education and innovations, as well as establishing a creative environment for unveiling the potential of each student.

NUST MISIS is located in the very heart of Moscow. The University has over 30 world-class research labs and 3 engineering centers that employ the world-renown scientists. NUST MISIS successfully carries out joint projects with the largest Russian and international companies.

NUST MISIS is constantly strengthening its leadership positions in a number of areas, including materials science, metallurgy and mining, as well as strongly reinforcing its presence in biomaterials, nanotechnologies, quantum communications, data science and AI.

NUST MISIS is one of the leading technological universities in Russia. According to the world's leading educational rankings, NUST MISIS is in the TOP-50 of the best universities in the world in “Engineering – Mineral & Mining”, in the TOP-100 in “Metallurgical Engineering”. In “Materials Science” NUST MISIS takes the 101+ among leading universities and is the best in Russia.

NUST MISIS comprises 10 colleges, 6 branches (4 in Russia and 2 abroad). The total number of NUST MISIS students prevails 20,000, more than 25% of them are international learners from 84 countries around the globe.

The University offers 9 English-medium MSc (S.T.E.M.) programs, two of which are internationally accredited to ASIIN: “Multicomponent nanostructured coatings”, “Nanofilms and Quantum physics for advanced materials engineering”.

Please note that our Bachelor and most Ph.D. programs are taught in Russian. So in order to take courses at the Bachelor's level, you need to take a preparatory course in Russian (about 10 months) and then continue your studies in Russian.

However, NUST MISIS offers English-taught postgraduate programs in two areas: “Physics and Astronomy” and “Materials Technology”. Every international postgraduate student admitted to one of these programs will be given an opportunity to participate in a competition for a researcher-engineer position at the University’s leading laboratories.

NUST MISIS partners with over 1600 companies. Over 1200 of them provide students with internships and externships. University business partners are the leading Russian and international companies, as well as state bodies. NUST MISIS organizes around 100 career events annually and offers unique grant and scholarship programs implemented with key partners: Metalloinvest, OMK, SUEK, IBS, TMK, Giredmet, Rigaku, EuroChem, Norilsk Nickel, Rosatom, TVEL etc.

All international students are provided with a room in a dormitory.

NUST MISIS is proud of its student accommodations. You can find everything you need for productive learning and comfortable rest there: high-speed Internet, computer classes, recreations. The infrastructure of campuses comprises a sports complex, a hairdresser, a laundry, a cafe and a canteen. Of course, one of the soundest features is vibrant student life.

International Master’s students live in NUST MISIS Commune House, which is not just a dormitory, but also a constructivist era monument of architecture.

20, 000 students from 84 countries of the world study at NUST MISIS and you can become one of them!

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Key statistics

  • 10.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 26%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 40 : 60
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 7,168
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings