Reasons to come to NUST MISIS

Let us explain to you why it is advantageous to study here.

High-Quality Education

NUST “MISIS” is a Russian top technological university for Material Science and Nanotechnology, Mining, IT and Economics. Today NUST MISIS is one of the largest and fastest growing research centers in Russia as well as the leader in technological education. The year 2018 is marked with the important milestone for NUST MISIS, the University’s centennial.


Moscow Mining Academy


Moscow Mining Academy transforms into 6 separate universities. Moscow Institute of Steel was established based on the former Department of Ferrous Metallurgy


Moscow Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals and Gold moves to Krasnoyarsk. Its former departments and Moscow Institute of Steel are reorganized into Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys


MISIS gains the status of technological University


In October 2008 MISIS becomes the first Russian university to be granted with the status of the National Research Technological University by the order of Dmitry Medvedev, the President of the Russian Federation


The University becomes the winner of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100


The University enters the international ranking Times Higher Education (THE). The only one of the Russian universities, NUST MISIS becomes the member of the new Times Higher Education: World’s Best Small Universities Ranking, having taken the 19th position


For the first time NUST MISIS is included into the international subject ranking in Material Science U.S. News Best Global Universities-2017. NUST MISIS becomes the fastest growing Russian University in the World and Regional QS Rankings


For the first time NUST MISIS enters subject rankings THE, QS and ARWU. The University takes 31 position in the area “Engineering — Mineral&Mining” of QS World University Rankings by Subject


NUST MISIS is celebrating a centennial since the founding of its predecessor, the Moscow Mining Academy

Funding Opportunities for the Best Candidates

Tuition fee waiver under the Russian Governmental Scholarship project

Grants and funding programs for young researchers
Best opportunities for best candidates

Best Campus and Residence Halls

NUST MISIS is located in the heart of Moscow (2 km from the Kremlin). Everything you might want for a convenient student life is here: accessibility by all means of public transport as well as full range of facilities for academic and student services within reach. All international students are provided with accommodation at the residence halls with developed infrastructures.

Metallurgist" Residence (buildings 1, 2, 3)

“Metallurgist” Residence (building 4)

“Gornyak” Residence (buildings 1, 2)

“Dom-Kommuna” dormitory

“DSG” Residence (buildings 5, 6)


Cutting-edge Laboratories and 3 Engineering Centers

Every year the University is opening new research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment to make education process practical

Axio Imager Z2

International Environment

Today the University counts students from all Russian regions and 81 world countries.

Russian language courses

We offer to all international applicants to study Russian language as a supplementary education program which is called a Pre-University Russian-Language Program.

Global Academic Mobility Programs

NUST MISIS students can take part in exchange and double-degree programs at the international partner universities in the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Poland, Czech Republic and many other countries

Exciting Student Life

Our students run their own media, arrange comedy and drama clubs, play in music bands, participate in sports competitions and get support from the International Friendship Club.

Day of Nationalities

Most Demanded Professions

Our students take internships at the top Russian and international companies and get support from the Students Career Center.

How to apply