Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys

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Moscow Institute for Steel and Alloys
Московский институт стали и сплавов (МИСиС)
Main Block of MISiS
Established 1918
Location Moscow, Russia

MISA National University of Science and Technology or MISiS ( former Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys State Technological University [ Russian: Национальный исследовательский университет "МИСиС", abbreviated МИСиС] ) is Russia's primary technological university in the field of steelmaking and metallurgy. It was established in 1918 as a part of the Moscow Mining Academy. In 1930, it became independent. During Stalin's regime, the Institute was renamed the Stalin Moscow Institute of Steel. It adopted its current name in 1962 after uniting with the Institute of Nonferrous Metals and Gold. The status of Technological University was awarded in 1993.

MISIS is the leading university of the Higher Metallurgical Education Association, whose members include universities from Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. It has joint degree programmes with the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology in Freiberg, Germany and the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine in Nancy, France.


  • Institute of Metallurgy, Ecology and Quality
  • Institute of Physical Chemistry of Materials
  • Institute of Materials Technology
  • Institute of Computer Science and Economics
  • Institute of Humanities
  • Institute of Information Business Systems
  • Faculty of Part-Time Education
  • Post Higher Education Centre
  • Preparatory Faculty

MISIS has about 16,500 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and a faculty of about 1200, including 326 professors and 350 associate professors.


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