International Students Dormitories

Is there a dormitory for international students at the university?

Student housing consists of dormitory suite style housing and shared apartments:

  • in Moscow  - Apartment Shares (double room within a shared apartment);

  • in Obninsk - Dormitory-Style Room (A room within a suite of rooms, either double or triple).

Is the dormitory far from academic buildings? In Moscow, the dormitory is located within walking distance from the academic buildings (10-20 min). In Obninsk, dormitories are located in the city center, a 20-minute drive from the institute. You can get there either by specially allocated buses or by various types of public transport: buses and shuttle buses run to the educational buildings.
How many people live in one room? Most students are housed in double and triple rooms.
Where are the facilities situated (shower, WC)?

In Moscow, bathroom is in each apartment.

In Obninsk there are three sections in each block of dormitories. Each section has a shower, toilet and two sinks. Students share kitchens, bathrooms, and other common areas.

Where is the kitchen situated? Is it equipped with home appliances and utensils

In Moscow dormitories there is a kitchen with a fridge, furniture and an oven in an each apartment.

In Obninsk dormitories there is a kitchen in every block equipped with 2 ovens,  2 kitchen hood, as well as with sinks and furnished ( tables and chairs).
What does university provide for students when they move in? Each room is equipped with all necessary furniture and appliances. Students are given bedding, towels. Weekly, the bed linen is changed.
Is there Wi-Fi at the dormitory? Dormitories have free Wi-Fi.
Does the dorm building have additional facilities? In the Moscow dormitory there is a gym, a snack cafe, a library hall, a laundry room. In Obninsk, dormitories are also equipped with special rooms for washing and drying clothes; in walking distance is the MEPhI sports complex.
What is the monthly fee for dormitory? Monthly fee for Moscow dormitories is 600 rubles, for Obninsk dormitories it is 500 rubles.