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National Research Nuclear University MEPhI

MEPhI empowers the world’s best nuclear technology experts and talented students to produce secure and stable energy, excel in creating applied sciences, boost human capital and economic output in various fields, support industry and business, and be innovative and creative – as much as they want and can. 

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  • By the 1960’s, MEPhI became the leading higher education institution in Russia, providing education and training for peaceful nuclear energy. Over the course of its history, six Nobel Prize winners have worked at MEPhI, including: N.G. Basov, a MEPhI graduate, A.D. Sakharov, N.N. Semenov, I.E. Tamm, I.M. Frank, and P.A. Cherenkov.


  • The MEPhI provides over 100 educational programmes in more than 25 areas of Bachelor, Magister and Specialist training. Over 75% of the university professors hold a doctorate or a candidate degree.
  • National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI” implements postgraduate professional education curricula (PhD and postdoctoral level), carries out fundamental and applied scientific research in high-priority fields of science and technologies.


Strategic Academic Units become the main structure element of the University combining the educational system, scientific and innovative activities, including:

  • Focusing on the breakthrough areas where the University remains a recognized leader and it possess unique competencies and competitive excellence ;
  • Active diversification and development of research in the related and interdisciplinary fields that complement MEPhI’s traditional research agenda to meet global challenges;
  • Further integration into the global educational community: development of new joint international educational programs with new partners from different regions, strengthening interaction on the existing programs

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

  • MEPhI Student Office includes a co-working space with a meeting area and a one-stop service that will gradually provide all physical copies of digital documents as needed.

Housing services

  • All international students and federal budget-subsidized students are entitled to a place at one of MEPhI dormitories. Currently the university has 7 dormitory buildings.

Library services

The center of Informational and Library Support of the teaching and research activities of MEPhI is one of the largest university library centers in Russia with modern technical equipment and well-organized services, including:

  • a unique collection of books on the natural sciences and other fields of knowledge (1 million copies.)
  • a collection of rare and valuable books

Student Life

Sports facilities

  • The Department of Physical Education carries out educational, training, health-improving, educational and sports work with university students.
  • The Department Head is Vyacheslav Starshinov – two-time Olympic champion, nine-time World champion, eight-time European champion, honored master of sports, candidate of pedagogical sciences, professor, academician of the International Academy of Creativity.

Student clubs

  • Student Research Society is an association aimed at creating a single platform for horizontal communication between students, teachers, researchers and the university administration. The Student Research Society brings together students who are passionate about innovations and modern research trends and who are willing to sharing research ideas with everyone.
  • The Student Research Society includes associations EcoMEPhI (ecological student community for those who are not indifferent to MEPhI activities in the direction of sustainable development) and Club for Intellectual Game “What? Where? When?” (a popular intellectual game in which a team of experts brainstorms the answers to questions within a minute).

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