Year found: 1965
Legal form State
National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET)
Year found: 1965
Legal form: State
Awards: Bachelor Degree
City: Moscow (Zelenograd)
Study language: Russian
Today MIET is an advanced university of Russia, training professionals in microelectronics, nanotechnology in electronics, information and telecommunication technologies, fundamental sciences as well as in economics, graphic design and linguistics.
The university is situated in Zelenograd, the center of Russian microelectronics and a quiet Moscow district.
For more than 40 years the university has been training highly-qualified professionals in the most popular fields of electronics and IT. Among the tutors and employees of MIET are members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, more than 100 Doctors of Sciences and more than 300 PhDs.
The university is proud of its graduates successfully working in well-known hi-tech companies in Russia and around the world. MIET cooperates with leading universities of Europe and the USA, takes part in exchange programs for students, postgraduates and tutors. The university implements programs of elite professional training together with a number of foreign leaders in electronics and information technologies: Microsoft, Intel, Cisco systems, Hewlett-Packard, Cadence, Synopsys, Mentor Graphics, Parametric Technology Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor, Agilent Technologies, Sun Microsystems and others.
Today over 200 foreign students study at MIET. Besides training full-time and part-time students using the newest equipment and software, MIET was one of the first universities of Russia to provide distance education for students in Russia and abroad via the Internet using unique curriculum developed at the university.
Every year a large amount of research is carried out at MIET not only by faculty members and research assistants, but also by postgraduates and students.
For more than 15 years MIET has been participating in innovative activities. One of the six free economic zones created in Russia for hi-tech companies is situated in Zelenograd. It includes the Innovation Complex of MIET.
MIET proved its status of a leading university in Russia by being listed in 2006 as one of the first 17 winners of national priority project «Education» leaving behind 200 competitors. MIET is among the universities promoting best innovative educational programs and received substantial federal funding for further development of elite professional training system.
In 2010 MIET got a high status of National Research University as a recognition of its achievements in the fields of education, research and innovations. The University will receive a significant long-termfinancial support for the development of educational and research activities.
Some figures about MIET:
Students - 6000
Full-time Students - 4600
Part-time Students - 1400
PhD students - 250
Faculty & Staff - 1900
Research Staff - 500
Teaching Staff - 430
Full Professors - 10
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It is located by the Moskva River in the Central Federal District, in the European part of Russia. Moscow sits on the junction of three geological platforms. Historically, it was the capital of the former Soviet Union, Russian Empire (for three years in 1728–30), the Tsardom of Russia, and the Grand Duchy of Moscow. It is the site of the Moscow Kremlin, one of the World Heritage Sites in the city, which serves as the residence of the President of Russia. The Russian parliament (the State Duma and the Federation Council) and the Government of Russia also sit in Moscow.
Moscow is a major economic centre. It is home to many scientific and educational institutions, as well as numerous sport facilities. It possesses a complex transport system that includes four international airports, nine railroad terminals, and the world's second busiest (after Tokyo) metro system which is famous for its architecture and artwork. Its metro is the busiest single-operator subway in the world.
Moscow remains the educational center of Russia and many countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. There are 222 institutes of higher education, including 60 state universities & 90 colleges. Some of these offer a wide-spectrum of programs, but most are centered around a specific field. This is a hold-over from the days of the USSR, when Sovietwide there were only a handful of wide-spectrum "universities" and a large number of narrow-specialization "institutes" (mostly in Moscow & St.Petersburg). Moscow offers some of the best business/management, science, & arts schools in the world. Moscow is also a popular destination for foreign students.
Faculties and specialities:
Computer Science and Telecommunications
• Computer Science
• Information Protection
• Applied Mathematics
• Radio Engineering
Electronics and Computer Technologies
• Biomedical Engineering
• CAD Systems
• Nanotechnology in Electronics
• Microsystem Technology
Intellectual Technical Systems
• Automation and Control
• Environmental Protection
• Electronics Machinery
Applied Information Technologies
• Applied Informatics
• Quality Control
Institute of Economics, Management and Law
• Graphic Design
• Computer Science
Distance Education Department
• Computer Science
College of Electronics and Informatics
Specialized secondary education
MIET students` dormitory is located outside the main university campus.
The dormitory comprises four 5-storied buildings and one 11-storied building. They are interconnected to form a single complex with one main entrance.
The dormitory holds a preventorium, a library with a reading hall, a canteen, a small concert hall, several study rooms and a first-aid post.
In the dormitory one can take up weightlifting, martial arts, ping-pong, chess, aerobics, break dance, hustle, club dances. There are also several music bands rehearsing.
The dormitory often hosts student concerts and discos, including specific musical genre-oriented parties. A DJ-school is also available.
Almost 2000 students live in the dormitory.
Student life at MIET is very diverse.
Apart from various artistic groups working in the university club and sport clubs MIET has a Council of Young Scientists, Club of Intellectual Games, Youth Leaders Groups and other student organizations.
Early in each December MIET students celebrate the Birthday of the University. During the celebration days many cultural events, exhibitions, competitions and concerts take place.
Each year students also celebrate Birthdays of every Department, Freshman Day, Dormitory Day and other cultural events. The students take charge of the organization of such events.
MIET Students council works in close collaboration with the division of outclass activities, which also includes psychological service. The head of Students council is elected in May and is the member of University council.
Among other activities Students council develops programs for the freshmen to help them adapt to university life.
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