National University of Science and Technology MISIS is located in Moscow. It trains mining engineers and specialists in materials science, metallurgy, biomaterials and nano- and IT technologies. The university offers eight double degree programmes to prospective international students.
MISIS vigorously cooperates with universities in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Finland and France. MISIS students have several options to study abroad: they can take a science internship, go to a partner university for one semester as an exchange student or for a longer period if they enrol in a double degree programme. MISIS has joint programmes with German and French universities. Three master’s programmes were designed with Technical University Freiberg Mining Academy: “Materials Science and Technology”, “Metallurgy” and “Mining Engineering”.
MISIS’ five programmes with French universities: “Materials Science and Technology” with European Engineering School of Material Sciences University of Lorraine (EEIGM, Université de Lorraine), "Business Management” with Institute of Administration and Management of University of Lorraine, “Metallurgy” (MSc) and “Materials and Technology” with National Engineering School Saint-Etienne, and a programme with Mining Engineering School (Mines Albi) that requires students to choose a specialisation.
“Metallurgy” (MSc) with Freiberg Mining Academy is one of the most popular double degree programmes. Training venue, 1st year: MISIS Department of Foundry Technology and Art Processing of Materials, Department of Pressure Metal Treatment, Steel Metallurgy and New Production Technologies or Department of Metal Protection. Training venue, 2nd year: Germany, German-medium programme (requires certified language proficiency level at B2 or higher), the curriculum is customised for each student. Students from Russia can study at Freiberg Mining Academy Foundry Institute, Institute of Metal Forming or Institute of Iron and Steel Technology. Awards: a degree in engineering from Freiberg Mining Academy and National University of Science and Technology MISIS.
No tuition fee is charged by Freiberg Mining Academy. However, students cover the costs of transportation, accommodation, meals, visa, registration fee etc. MISIS students who want to go to a partner university for a double degree programme or internship have the opportunity to get a grant. Full-time students who have excellent academic record and pursue active research can take part in the grant contest. MISIS pays a monthly grant of 500 euros during the whole period of study abroad.
MISIS origin dates back to the establishment of the Moscow Mining Engineering Academy in 1918 which brought together the departments of mining, geology and metallurgy. At present, the University has nine departments. It provides training to 15,000 students including more than 3,000 foreign nationals.
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