Support of International Students

International students are assisted in getting settled in the dormitory and filling out documents for their stay in Russia, etc.

In addition, there is an adaptation programme for first year students, the MEPhI: User Guide, which familiarises new students with the history and traditions of the university. In includes getting to know the group, extracurricular activities, and training in leadership, team building, etc.

Everyday Life of International Students

International students are provided rooms in one of the MEPhI's comfortable dormitories (apartment, central corridor or modular type), located within walking distance of the university. Rooms usually accommodate 2-3 persons. Each student is provided with a set of furniture (table, chair, cabinet, bedside table, bed, etc.). Internet in the dormitory is provided for free. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the buildings, and wired internet is connected in central corridor rooms and apartment style dormitories.

A laundry, reading room, canteen and gym are available in all dormitories. All dormitories have security staff.

Leisure and Sport Events

In addition to the exciting studies under the guidance of leading Russian and foreign teachers, students at our University are enjoying a bright student life, full of impressions. The university has a Joint Student Council, with more than 200 annual projects and 45 student associations under its aegis:

  • squadron movement;
  • media centere (design and photo studios, radio and TV);
  • volunteer program;
  • student cultural centre;
  • student scientific society;
  • development of University campus;
  • student sport.