World League
Moscow Aviation Institute

Russia

Moscow Aviation Institute

510 World
rank
11 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1930
Short name:
MAI
Type:
Public
Students:
14310
Faculty:
1300
Faculty/Students Ratio:
11
:
1
Web-site:
intstudy.mai.ru
Region:
Europe
Location:
Moscow
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 510 40.195
Teaching 205 63.255
Research 632 21.017
International Diversity 628 19.951
Financial Sustainability 606 34.519
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 306 54.286
Research Perfomance Rankings 687 9.340
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TEACHING
World Rank: 205
Country rank: 10
Score: 63.255
League: Silver League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 632
Country rank: 8
Score: 21.017
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 628
Country rank: 17
Score: 19.951
League: World League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 606
Country rank: 13
Score: 34.519
League: World League
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) `MAI` was founded in 1930. Over the past years since its inception MAI has prepared more than 160 thousand of experts for aviation, space science and industry, including: - more than 250 general and chief designers, heads of research and design organizations of basic industries; - 50 academicians and corresponding members of the USSR Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences; - 21 cosmonauts who have worked in space more than 13 years in total; - more than 100 aircraft test pilots, Heroes of the Soviet Union and Russia, Honored Test Pilots; - more than 60 Olympic champions, world champions in various sports; - commanders of the Armed Forces of Russia; - prominent politicians, ambassadors, heads of major banking institutions and enterprises. The priority areas of MAI development are: - aircraft systems - rocket and space systems; - power plants for aircraft, missile and space systems; - information and communications technologies of aircraft, rocket and space systems. Moscow Aviation Institute is actively involved in international associations, such as: - Global Engineering Education Initiative (CDIO: Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate); - Association of technical universities of Russia and China; - European Association of Aerospace Universities PEGASUS; - and others.

Mission Statement

The main mission of MAI is continuous training of highly qualified personnel, conducting research works with a view to ensuring availability of personnel and innovation research for the purpose of steady development of aviation, rocket and space industries on the basis of the integration of science, education and industry. Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) actively develops areas of research in the field of aviation, rocketry, transport, information and telecommunication systems, power engineering and energy saving. MAI scientists are actively involved in the development of the GLONASS system, unmanned flying vehicles, composite materials, the development of nanotechnology for the aerospace industry and in many other promising high-tech areas. MAI has created modern test and production facilities which allow the University to produce structural elements of aircraft including those for unmanned ones, and to assemble them. This equipment is used for `through point-to-point training` of students which means a full cycle of the aircraft development from the conception to the final product with carrying out the whole test cycle. Moscow Aviation Institute is an analog to technology park, which, along with classrooms, concentrates numerous science labs, 12 research and educational centers, five resource centers, design offices including the student`s ones, an experimental plant, airfield and social infrastructure facilities.