Sci. course is the form of preparation of scientific and pedagogical experts of
highest qualifications. Foreign citizens having the Ph.D. degree can be
accepted to Dr. Sci. course on the intergovernmental agreements (with the
scholarship from the Russian budget, see here or on the payment basis (see
here). Education at PhD course is provided in Russian language on the basis of
the specialties (see below) corresponding to the list of the Higher Attestation
Commission of Russian Federation. The PhD course duration is three years. The
main goal of Dr. Sci. course is the preparation and defense of the Dr. Sci.
thesis. When it is necessary to study Russian language, the candidates to Dr.
Sci. course are accepted to the annual Preliminary Course and in this case the
duration of education is four years.
scientific supervisor from high-qualified MPEI professors or scientific
researchers is nominated to each Dr. Sci. student. The education at Dr. Sci.
course includes the deep studying of the theoretical fundamentals of the chosen
specialty and the fulfillment of independent scientific research, the main
results of which should be published in the printed journals that are
recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission.
prepared thesis is the result of education at Dr. Sci. course, which can be
transferred to the Scientific Council session for the official defense after
the final report at the department. In the case of successful defense at
Scientific Council, all documents should be sent to Higher Attestation
Commission of Russian Federation, which conducts the thesis inspection and
makes the final decision about awarding the Dr. Sci. degree.
In order to be accepted at MPEI Dr. Sci. course, the
foreign citizen should contact the MPEI Department of Foreign PhD Students and
Trainees (email@example.com) and announce his/her
wish to enter the Dr. Sci. course. After that, the applicant should sent to the
mentioned address the following set of documents:
- The Application form;
- The copies of the first two pages of
- The copies of the educational document
about the previous education with the transcript (the confirmed list of passed
disciplines with the grades);
- The copies of his/her scientific papers
and books with the full list of scientific publications and reports;
- The recommendations of the scientists
- The e-mail address.
documents are necessary for making the final decision by the specific MPEI department
about the admission. When the decision is positive, the applicant will be
informed about the MPEI consent to accept at Dr. Sci. course in written form,
and he is informed about financial conditions of future education. When
necessary, the applicant may get the text of the future contract.
that, the applicant should confirm in written form his consent to conditions of
education, and MPEI send the set of documents in the Federal Migration Agency
for the official invitation. The origin of this invitation is sent to the
applicant for getting the entry visa in Russian Consulate.