World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.




National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

An educational and research institution founded and developed by six Nobel Prize winners and other world famous scientists, MEPhI aims to address global challenges of the 21st century in terms of energy and sci-tech issues. It is a highly focused science and engineering university. MEPhI is the head of a huge Russian nuclear education cluster, continuing to grow globally through the increase of its international cooperation with universities and organizations worldwide. 

Established: 1942

Location: Moscow

Students (FTE): 7,800+

Faculty (FTE): 1,100+

Degree programmes: 100+

Priority areas:
  • Nuclear Physics, Nuclear reactors and Power Plants 
  • Material Physics and Nuclear Medicine
  • Superconductivity and Nanophysics
  • Radiochemistry and Pharmaceutics
  • Solid-state Physics and Photonics
  • High-performance Computer Systems and Information Security
  • Physics of Condensed Matter and Processes
  • Ecology, Bioecology, Nature Management
  • International Sci-tech Relations
  • Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Management and Economic Security