Moscow Institute of Physics &Technology
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Moskovskij Fiziko-Tehniceskij Institut.
First degree/qualification: 4 year bachelor's (bakalavr).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4.0/5.0
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official diploma (diplom) showing degree and date awarded with accompanying addendum - translation of academic record (not valid without the diploma) in Russian and English. Addendum and diploma registration numbers must be the same.
Description: Instituted in 1951. A leading scientific and technical institution. Usual admission requirements are a competitive entrance examination and a general or specialized secondary school certificate (11 years of education). Note that the traditional five year diploma has been divided into two segments: (1) a four year program with general study in specific field culminating in the bakalavr (bachelor) degree, (2) two more years of specialization culminating in the magistr (master's degree).
No grade of one (1) on grading scale; courses often marked zachet (credit). Academic year has two terms (approximately 5 months per term).
Language of instruction: Russian.
Magistr/master's: 2 further years beyond the bakalavr.
Kandidat nauk/candidate of sciences: 3-4 years after first degree; by research and thesis.
Last updated: May 09, 2005