Moscow Aviation Institute - MAI (Moscow, Russia)
Average tuition fee starts
from 4 500$ per year



Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) MAI, founded in 1930, is one of the leading high-tech institutes in Russia. In October 2009, it was ranked among the top 12 universities of the Russian Federation and went top 1907 in the world 2023 rankings. Since its inception, it has been spearheading advances in aerospace technology both within Russia and globally.

MAI is also a large scientific research center. The students from over 80 countries come here to study aviation, missile and space industries in Russia. MAI provides world-class facilities to its students, professionals, and researchers with modern utilities and sources. The infrastructure of the university is constantly being improved. More than 120 laboratories, 3 student design offices, 3 specialized resource centers, an experimental-design factory, and an aerodrome are available for the students. The institute has its airfield, mission control center, pilot factory, flight simulators, wind tunnel, aircraft shed, school students technology park, and many more amazing facilities and research support for the aviation students.

Avaliable programs
Any program upon your request
Aircraft Engineering
Spacecraft Engineering
Propulsion Engineering
Control Systems & Computer Science in Engineering
Postgraduate Studies
Any program upon your request

Preparatory Course
(russian language)

Average tuition fee starts from 2 500$ per year

If you are planning to receive a high-quality higher education in Russia, but do not speak Russian or do not speak Russian sufficient enough, we suggest that you take a course at the Faculty of Russian Language and General Educational Disciplines. The faculty is part of the university environment and combines innovative teaching technologies with the traditions and mission of the University.

Why MAI university?

The university campus is located in Moscow. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. The infrastructure of the university includes various opportunities for playing sports: from different spaces to clubs.


The residence consists of blocks of two comfortable double or triple rooms with a bathroom and a toilet. There is a separate kitchen on every floor. Students living in the residence are provided with the necessary furniture (a bed, a wardrobe, a bedside a table, a study table and a chair), as well as linen.

Students life

Student life at the University is diverse and full of events. In addition to classes, open academic and research seminars, conferences and lectures by renowned scholars.

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