Current global energy demands require clean and efficient approach. The two-year masters program in Science and Materials of Solar Energy at National University of Science and Technology “MISiS” is designed to prepare future engineers who will implement sustainable energy solutions. The program is a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of Renewable Energy. The students will learn pros and cons of conventional and renewable energy sources. International professors and scholars will share their knowledge and experience about conventional and innovative methods, materials and systems used for harvesting the energy of our Sun.

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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 Dr. Masamba Kah (head of the program). Please see the .

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.

Elective Courses

Blocks of elective courses:

    • Solar Radiation
    • Environmental Issues of Solar Cell Manufacturing
    • Ground Based Solar Cell Applications
    • Environmental Issues of Solar Cell Manufacturing
    • Solar Energy Industry Marketing
    • Global Economics of Solar Energy
    • Solar Cell Quality Control
    • Solar Cell Applications

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 Surrey
  • University of Namibia


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, Dr. Masamba Kah:

119049, Russia, Moscow, Leninsky Prospect, 4
007 905 796 6449