Placeholder image for National University of Science and Technology (MISIS)

National University of Science and Technology (MISIS)

4.3 out of 5 (25 ratings / 20 reviews) Moscow, Russia
NUST MISIS today is a dynamic scientific and educational centre attracting the best graduates, scientists and lecturers. The University specifically focuses on integrating science, education and innovations, as well as establishing a creative environment for unlocking the potential of every student.



The history of the National University of Science and Technology MISIS dates back to over a century ago, when in 1918 the Moscow Mining Academy was founded, with the metallurgy department being a part of it. The University was gradually expanding, and already by 1921 the departments were transformed into universities; in 1930 it was divided into six independent institutions.


Our mission emphasizes providing fundamental instruction at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as creating an organic bond between education and science.


The university annually opened research laboratories with modern research equipment, which makes the learning process interesting and informative.


NUST MISIS career center is a division of the University, established to provide comprehensive support for students on employment issues. The mission of the career center is promoted and supported career growth and professional development of students, the development of communication between the student and the employer, assistance in building an individual development plan and preparation for employment.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
428 23
451 25
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
901 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
1050 -86
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

  • Library
  • Dom Kultury (Perfomance Hall)
  • Profcom (“Professional Student Organization”)
  • Student HR
  • Career centre
  • Sport complex

Housing services

The residence halls are conveniently located just a few metro stops from the main academic building campus. MISIS provides its students with comfortable accommodations within four residence halls, which are collectively referred to as the “Metallurgist” campus area. The residence halls are within walking distance from the Belyaevo (Беляево) metro station, which is on the same line (officially called the “Kaluzhsko-Rizhskaya Line,” but more commonly referred to as the “Orange Line” because this is its color on the Moscow Metropolitan maps) where the main academic buildings are located.

Library services

NUST MISIS makes available international full-text electronic database (access available only from the NUST MISIS network).

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

On the basis of the residence hall “Metallurg” we have sports facilities for students. Being a student of MISiS, you can receive a very good discount for a variety sports.

Student Reviews

I want to make me capable of improving people life, theory backed by practical labs allows you to see your ideas being implemented. Else these are just dreams, though dreams are still good to see, you cant achieve if you don't imagine. Machines have lots
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

World leading university, however limited opportunities for practical experience, working in labs or industry collaboration programs. Mainly focus on theory

Like it
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

They get a lot of money to study. I do not have good financial support.

Short introduction
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

NUST is #1 ranked engineering university in pakistan.