Moscow Aviation Institute: Your Future Begins


Admission 2022

Get more information about the university and its schools.

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Meet and Greet Day

Dear prospective students! We are greeting you and want to announce that the admission to the leading aerospace university in Russia – Moscow Aviation Institute – has been opened on the 1st of June. In that regard we invite you to watch videos of our Meet and Greet Days about admission for English medium programs. You will get more information about the university and its schools. You also get the full information about the admission process.

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Since 1930

Apply to the leading Aerospace University to rocket-start a fascinating engineering career path in the heart of the Russian Federation.


What is MAI?

  • Leading technical university since 1930
  • Contemporary study and research focused on development of high-tech industry and economics of the future
  • Practice-oriented education: academic theory combined with practical experience
  • Aerospace progress of the 20th century refers to the activity of MAI graduates
  • A platform for your brilliant career in high-tech industry

21 000+

Students

1 500+

Foreign students

60+

Foreign Ph.D. and Doctorates

70+

Countries with students studying in MAI

18

Academicians and associate members of the Russian Academy of Sciences

400+

Doctors of Engineering Science, Professors

1300+

Candidates of Science, Associate professors

13

Schools

Choose educational program

Program
Annual price, USD
Russian language*
English Medium
Bachelor Degree — 4 years
Aircraft Engineering 4400 6000
Propulsion Engineering 4400 6000
Control Systems and Computer Science In Engineering 4400 6000
Spacecraft Engineering 4400 6000
Master Degree — 2 years
Aircraft Engineering 5500 6000
Propulsion Engineering 5500 6000
Control Systems and Computer Science In Engineering 5500 6000
Spacecraft Engineering 5500 6000

* If you wish to study on one of the Russian-medium programs or want to improve your knowledge of physics, mathematics and English — key subjects necessary for entrance exams and further studies, you may enter one of our Pre-university Programs.

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Admission procedure

  • 1

    Contact us

    Send a message to int@mai.ru

  • 2

    May — August

    Send us the documents needed for application procedure (scanned copies): Passport and Graduate certificates with transcript.

  • 3

    May — August

    Receive a confirmation letter and an education agreement.

  • 4

    May — August

    Sign your education agreement.

  • 5

    May — August

    Make prepayment of the tuition fee.

  • 6

    Receive visa invitation and apply for visa.

  • 7

    Prepare your documents (see document list).

  • 8

    June — August

    Write entrance exams – two options: on campus at MAI (schedule available by request at int@mai.ru) or online exam (sign up at int@mai.ru).

  • 9

    June — August

    Get your results by email.

  • 10

    October 1

    Plan your arrival in Moscow: you should arrive at least one week before the program start.

Frequently asked questions

You may either make a full payment at once, or pay for the first semester before the beginning of the academic year, and then cover the second semester payment before its start.

Please note that in accordance with the schedule of tuition fee, the applicant shall pay an advance for one academic year upon application to MAI. The advance amount is included in the total amount of tuition fee.

Yes, we provide visa support to all applicants. After receiving your documents, MAI applies for visa invitation, which usually takes minimum 16 business days to be made. When the visa invitation (in the electronic form) is ready, MAI sends* it to the applicant, and he/she may then apply for student visa. Please note that you may receive the visa invitation only upon making the prepayment.
Yes, accommodation at MAI hostel located nearby is provided to international students. Accommodation cost: 6 000 rubles per month
  1. Original of education certificate + transcript (legalized)
  2. Notarized passport translation into Russian
  3. Notarized education certificate + transcript translation into Russian
  • The copie of your passport valid at least two years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree - a legalization / apostil of your сertificate of complete higher secondary education (with academic transcript) and its notarized translations into Russian;
  • Master’s Degree - a legalization / apostil of your сertificate of complete higher education degree (with academic transcript) and its notarized translations into Russian;
  • Graduation certificate of a Russian Preparatory School for foreign citizens, if any;
  • Medical certificate and its attested translation into Russian which confirms that the applicant has no narcotism, tuberculosis, lepra, Chlamidia lymphogranuloma (venereal), syphilis, chancroid, hepatitis, a negative AIDS-test, and vaccination against hepatitis, mumps, diphtheria, measles;
  • 10 photos (4х6 cm).
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