MEPhI is a research and educational center with honourable traditions and a clear vision of the future where world’s best tech experts excel in creating applicable science, boost economic output in various fields, support industry and business.
MEPhI is a leading Russian university which augments its positions on the global educational scene. MEPhI is proud of ambitious and skilled experts in science and engineering who graduated the University since its establishment in 1942. Six Nobel laureates contributed to educational process and research activities at MEPhI. And now relying on extensive experience we are creating a future with a new generation of explorers and inventors.
Walking around campus and seeing students from Europe and Asia, as well as international scholars from MIT and Berkeley, you’d be surprised to find out that MEPhI was a closed, strategic facility until the 2000’s. But, that has changed significantly.
MEPhI generates scientific knowledge, disseminates and preserves it aiming to address global challenges of the XXI century, as well as to provide innovative transformations in Russia accompanying development of country's competitiveness in global energy and non-energy high-tech markets.
MEPhI faculty and students actively solve complex issues in high-priority fields. They vary from nuclear energy to nanotechnology, medicine to ecology, IT to innovation management. The new The new MEPhI Strategic Academic Units (StrAUs) bring together traditional departments around strategic areas to accelerate discoveries and create real impact. MEPhI exports branch campuses, attracts students and researchers and collaborates with research partners.
We invite talented people to apply for one of our interdisciplinary study programs in Russian and English, join the team as a professor or partner, or simply be a supporter.
Everything in MEPhI is based on the principles of openness, internationalism, and innovation.