This two-year Master’s degree program is taught in English and is devoted to the study of micro- and nano-scale phenomena, materials and devices. It gives students solid foundation in three core areas: nanomaterial fabrication and characterization; physical properties; and devices. The students will also understand the potential for the technology commercialization and its social impact.

The program includes compulsory foundational courses along with elective courses focusing on specific materials and devices. The list of the main thematic areas included in the program is as follows:

  • Nanoscale science and Fundamental concepts in nanotechnology
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Nanofabrication and Structural characterization
  • Magnetic nanosystems and nanoparticles
  • Materials and devices in spintronics
  • Semiconductor device physics and technology
  • Technology of carbon nanomaterials
  • Embedded systems and software engineering
  • Micro and nano sensor technology

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To be admitted as a regular graduate student to a two-year Master’s program at NUST "MISIS", an applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

Applicant must follow the general procedure outlined . The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 1 August 2016.

A limited number of grants are provided. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is 1 April 2016.

Admission is open to both Russian and international students and it includes a short individual online interview with professor Larisa Panina (head of the program). Please see the .

Learning Outcomes

Degree Requirements

To graduate from the program, you must successfully complete 120 credit hours, including 74 credits from required and elective courses, 16 credits from research work, and 30 credits from the final examination and the thesis defense. Students will be enrolled for 30 credits per term. For a semester-by-semester breakdown of the course plan and course descriptions, please see .

Upon completion of the degree requirements, the graduate will receive a Russian State Diploma and a European Diploma Supplement.

Required Courses

Elective Courses

Degree Requirements at a Glance

Degree Requirements Credits ECTS
Required classes 50
Elective classes 24
Independent study research course 16
Thesis 30
Total: 120

Partner Universities

  • University of Plymouth, UK
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • Zhejiang University, China


For support in registration, accommodations, or any questions about the admissions process, please contact Tim Schmidt in the International Master’s Programs Admissions Office:

119049, Russia, Moscow, Leninsky Prospect, 6, office G-366
007 499 230 27 97

For detailed information on the education program, please contact the head of the program, Prof. Larisa Panina: