Foreign citizens having completed higher education at Master level as well as the persons having the Ph.D. degree can be accepted to the scientific training course on the intergovernmental agreements (with the scholarship from the Russian budget, see here) or on the payment basis (see here). Scientific training can be oriented to the scientific directions of the specific departments and is provided in Russian language. We recommend you to see at nich_05-06_eng.zip.
The duration of scientific training can be from one month to two years.
As a rule, the scientific training has the aim to raise the qualification of academic and research experts. In this case, it includes the participation into research and development programs conducting by MPEI; some pedagogical and research practical job in accordance with the scientific wishes of trainee and possibilities of MPEI department; preparation of scientific papers and its publication in international scientific journals. The forms of scientific training are described below.
In order to be accepted at MPEI scientific training, 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 scientific training. After that, the applicant should sent to the mentioned address the following set of documents:
The copies of the first two pages of national passport;
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 (if any);
Address for the letter exchange (usual mail address);
Fax number and E-mail address.
These documents are necessary for making the final decision by the specific MPEI department about the acceptation. When the decision is positive, the applicant will be informed about the MPEI consent to accept at scientific training in written form, and he is informed about financial conditions of future training. When necessary, the applicant may get the text of the future contract.
After that, the applicant should confirm in written form his consent to conditions of training, 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.
The result of scientific training is the report at the session of the department. At positive decision, the trainee has got the official document from MPEI about the results of scientific training (in Russian) and a certificate (in two languages if the trainee asks for).
Sometimes, the scientific training is conducted before the acceptation at Ph.D. course and includes the collection of scientific materials, preparation the papers, executing the experiments on the theme of future Ph.D. thesis. The scientific training do not assume the preparation and passing through the Ph.D. exams. The result of such training program is the report at the department’s session. When positive results, the applicant has got the recommendation to thew Ph.D. course acceptation.
FORMS of SCIENTIFIC TRAINING
1. Qualification raising
This form of scientific training includes the fulfillment of research and development programs conducting by MPEI’s experts, the scientific and development practical job in accordance with the scientific interests of trainee and the possibilities of the chosen department, preparation of research papers and its publication in international scientific journals.
The result of training is the report at the session of the department. In the case of positive work evaluation, the trainee has got the official document at MPEI letterhead about the results of the training fulfilled (in Russian) and the certificate (as the trainee wishes) in Russian and English.
2. Preparation to entrance to Ph.D. or Dr. Sci. courses at MPEI
This type of training includes the collection of materials, preparation the papers and participation in experiments in the direction of the future thesis. This training does not include the preparation and passing through the Ph.D. exams.
The result of training is the report at the session of the department. In the case of positive work evaluation, the trainee has got the recommendation for the future education at Ph.D. course in MPEI.
3. Preparation of Ph.D. and Dr. Sci. theses, defense and preparation the required documents after defense for the further transfer of these documents to Higher Attestation Commission of Russian Federation
This type of training includes the direct preparation of already finished thesis to defense.
The acceptation to this form of training is arranged ONLY AFTER interview at the chosen department and after its consent to organize the consultative help before the thesis defense and during the defense.
The result of training is the successful defense of the thesis and a set of documents transferring to Higher Attestation Commission after the defense.