Moscow Aviation Institute

country rank  32
world rank  1852

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University Overview

Established in 1930, Moscow Aviation Institute is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Baikonur, Akhtubinsk, Zhukovsky, Stupino, Khimki. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 89 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Russian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Московский авиационный институт
Acronym MAI
Founded 1930
Colours Deep sky blue and white

University Location

Address Volokolamskoe shosse, 4
Moscow (population range: over 5,000,000)
125993 Moscow
T +7 (499) 158 0027
F +7 (499) 158 2977
Other locations Baikonur, Akhtubinsk, Zhukovsky, Stupino, Khimki

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Dubosekovskaya Ulitsa, 4
Moscow 125993
+7 (499) 158 00 27

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Moscow Aviation Institute's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Astronautical Federation
  • International Council on Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS)
  • Pegasus
  • Defense Enterprises Assistance League Association
  • Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities
  • Eurasian Aerospace Congress

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019