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Plasma Physics

1.3.9 PLASMA PHYSICS
RUSSIAN
4 YEARS
PhD Diploma
409 200 RUB/YEAR*
*relevant for 2022/23 admission year
This program focuses on training individuals in the fields of controlled fusion, gas discharge, plasma diagnostics, plasma technologies, and mathematical simulation of plasma phenomena, including plasma-surface interaction and physics of fast plasma processes. It is designed to address both fundamental and applied scientific challenges, such as training staff for national and international nuclear fusion programs, as well as research projects in plasma and plasma-like media in extreme states, space, and laboratory conditions.
Program Supervisor
Alexander A. Pisarev
DSc in Physics and Mathematics, professor
Tel: +7 (495) 788 56 99, ext. 9981
E-mail: AAPisarev@mephi.ru
Admission Requirements
PREVIOUS EDUCATION
  • Master's Degree
or Equivalent
  • Preparatory course in Russian language
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
  • Passport
  • Degree Certificate
  • Academic Transcript
ENTRANCE EXAMS
Research Fields
Gas Discharge Plasma and Its Application in Lasers, Ecology,
and Medicine
Interaction of Ions and Plasma with Matter
Inertial Fusion
Hot Plasma and Controlled Fusion with Magnetic Confinement, including Participation in ITER Project
Development of the Newest Ion-Plasma Technologies
Astrophysical Plasma
Studies of Plasma Effects in Atmosphere and Condensed Media
Computer Simulations of Complex Physical Phenomena
Methods of Plasma Diagnostics and Processing
of High-Density Data Flows
Career Prospects
The base of industrial and/or scientiļ¬c internships and employment include:
Russian Federal Nuclear Center
Organizations of the State Corporation "Rosatom"
"Kurchatov Institute"
Institute of the Russian Academy of Science
TRINITY
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What documents do I need to fill out the application form?
Frequently asked questions
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
For preliminary evaluation of your documents you need to submit the following set:
  • ID (Passport)
  • Degree Certificate
  • Transcript
Once you have obtained a conditional acceptance letter you need to start preparing the application set:
  • Passport scan copy with the notarised translation to Russian language.
  • High School Certificate or Previous Degree Diploma with the notarised translation to Russian language.
  • Transcript of Records with the notarised translation to Russian language.
  • Medical Certificate that confirms no contra-indications for studying in Russia + Negative AIDS/HIV test certificate issued by an official healthcare authority of your country.
  • Photo in passport-format.
This set of documents is required in order to register an applicant for entrance examinations.
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
When are the application dates for 2023 admission?
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
We start considering new applications and processing the documents in May, 2023.
Examination dates are determined for each subject specifically and depends on the program level and major. Make sure to contact our admission officers to learn the schedule of the entrance exams for your program.
Full admission set with all necessary documents and notarised translations shall be submitted no later than August 10, 2023.
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
Does MEPhI provide housing for international students?
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
Our University offers housing at MEPhI residence halls to all international students.
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
How much is the tuition fee?
Am I eligible to study on your degree programs with my current education?
Tuition fee cost varies depending on the education level and program of your choice.
Tuition fee prices for 2023/24 have not been confirmed yet. Please refer to the prices in 2022/23 for your convenience.
Bachelor's Degree programs - from 281 600 RUB / year
Specialist's Degree programs - from 315 600 RUB / year
Master's Degree programs - from 338 800 RUB / year
PhD programs - from 380 600 RUB / year
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