Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (National Research University)

Moscow Region
The university photo
phystech schools
scientific laboratories
Bachelor’s programs
Master’s programs (2 online programs)
PhD program groups
international students

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology is the leading technical higher education institution in Russia. It is included in the prestigious rankings of the world’s best universities. It provides training in fundamental and applied physics, mathematics, informatics, chemistry, biology, computer technology, and other natural and exact sciences.

Today Phystech is an advanced scientific center. Over the last years, it has set up the laboratories employing world-famous scientists. The researchers focus on the issues of aging and aging-associated diseases, applied and fundamental physics, nanooptics, quantum computing, photonics.

Founding fathers of Phystech are three Nobel laureates: Pyotr Kapitsa, Nikolay Semenov, and Lev Landau.


  • Phystech Schools
    – Landau Phystech School of Physics and Research
    – Radio Engineering and Computer Technology
    – Aerospace Technology
    – Electronics, Photonics and Molecular Physics
    – Applied Mathematics and Informatics
    – Biological and Medical Physics
  • Institute of Nano-, Bio-, Information, Cognitive and Socio-humanistic Sciences and Technologies
  • Higher School of System Engineering
  • Department of Technological Entrepreneurship


Starting from the third year of Bachelor’s studies, students work for specialized organizations and research institutes where they have the opportunity to put into practice the knowledge they acquire.

Among the MIPT’s partner employers are Yandex, Rosneft, Sberbank, Gazprom, Rostelecom, A4 Technologies.


MIPT accommodates all international students in the dormitory. The MIPT campus is located in Dolgoprudny which is 20 minutes’ drive from Moscow, the largest city in Eastern Europe with well-known tourist attractions such as worldfamous theaters, museums, historical sights, the largest shopping centers, and many others. The campus is guarded 24/7.


  • Outpatient clinic
  • Stadium
  • Sports halls for football, volleyball, table tennis, track-and-field, unarmed combat, and other sports
  • Swimming pool, tennis court


The MIPT staff members provide assistance in executing required documents to get health insurance and registration, in undergoing a medical examination and fingerprinting, and in getting bank and SIM cards and an access card.

MIPT has the international student adaptation system that includes:

  • Buddy project
  • Adaptation workshops
  • Quarterly meetings with the International Student Office staff
  • Exchange Club
  • Russian Speaking Club
  • Extracurricular activities for international students
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Engineering, Technologies and Engineering Sciences
Information and Communication Technologies, Information Security, and Computer Sciences
Address and contacts
141700, Россия, Центральный ФО, Московская область, Долгопрудный, Институтский переулок, 9
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (National Research University) in the HED magazine
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