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Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK)


Status of educational institutions:State


Today, the University is actively participating in the exploration of outer space and application of the results of this exploration to science, economy, agriculture, geological prospecting and ecology. MIIGAiK renders great assistance to many countries of the world in training national scientific and engineering staff for geodesy and cartography - more than 2,000 foreign graduates from the University are working now in 85 countries all over the world. Many national geodetic services and topographic enterprises of different countries have close and mutually advantageous economic and scientific relations with the University. MIIGAiK educates researchers by means of postgraduate courses; eight specialized academic councils are established for scientific theses and dissertations to be defended. The studies that are being conducted in MIIGAiK embrace almost the whole range of problems of geodesy, cartography and cadastre, as well as such specific fields as precise instrument-making, geoinformatics, ecology and remote sensing. MIIGAiK can provide a chance for you to get a unique and prestigious education which will enable you to work with any business company or organization in the field of cartographic and geodetic or surveying production, in construction, in Research and Development departments and space centers, to teach students at colleges or technical universities, to carry out research.

At present, the University is a large education- research-and-production complex including six faculties of day-time training, a distance learning faculty, a faculty of raising the level of professional skills of teachers of higher educational institutions and retraining of specialists, postgraduate courses and courses for doing doctoral dissertations, training laboratories in various fields of geodesy, cartography and remote sensing. In the structure of the University there are science-and-production  centers GEODINAMIKA and GEOMONITORING, a complex laboratory for research into extraterrestrial territories, the Publishing House of the Journal Geodesy and Air Photosurveying, two training ranges, a few computing centers, a training-geodetic museum and a library. Besides, two specialized colleges situated in Moscow City and the City of Kirov offer specialized secondary education training courses on Geodesy and Cartography and Land Management and Cadastres. A great volume of research activities and industrial work is performed by 15 University research-and-educational laboratories developing modern instruments and technologies and introducing them into topographic-and-geodetic practice, they are also dealing with application of geoinformation systems to cartography, cadastres, and remote sensing of the Earth. At the University, 5,000 students and postgraduate students from all over Russia and from the CIS and foreign countries are trained. Every year over 1000 newcomers, including 750 full-time students, are enrolled at the University. More than 1,000 employees, including 470 teachers and 100 scientific workers are on the staff of the University. Among teachers there are 30 fully-fledged and corresponding members of various academies, 68 professors and doctors of sciences and 230 senior lecturers, who did their PhD, and candidates of sciences. A considerable proportion of the teaching staff has got great experience in production and scientific activities. Nowadays, 12 Honored Workers of Science, Technology and Education of Russia are working at the University. 36 persons have the honorary title of the Honorific Worker of Geodesy and Cartography. 36 departments support the training process at the University, a majority of them being graduating. 8 new departments have been established and reorganized for the last 5 years at the University in order to start training specialists in information technologies, application of up-to-date hardware and technology to the field of geodesy, cartography and cadastre. The University has founded 6 branches ensuring training of specialists, on the basis of enterprises of Moscow and other cities of the central region of Russia. MIIGAiK is a specialized and most known higher educational institution in Russia, conducting multilevel training of diploma specialists, bachelor`s and master`s degree holders in the field of geodesy, photogrammetry, cartography, aerospace surveying, geoinformation systems (GIS), optical instrument-making, besides there are also trained lawyers, architects, managers in the field of land control and cadastre. Summing up, the University has been licensed to train specialists in 20 majors, bachelor`s degree holders in 12 majors and master`s degree holders in 24  majors. The training process at the University combines advanced methods of fundamental university and technical-engineering education. Great attention is paid to the application of computer technologies to the training process as it is a necessary prerequisite for ensuring a modern level of a specialist training. All faculties` computer centers and departments` display class-rooms are united by local networks and connected with the Internet, which makes it possible to use distance forms of training specialists, to automate and monitor the process of students` homework and tasks doing. The operating training-and-information system on the basis of the Internet technologies uses the university server of direct access and maintains the educational and research work of all Departments and units of the University. Training in MIIGAiK is of a special character as much attention is paid to teaching and industrial practices ensuring that future specialists will get fully acquainted with the procedure for solving practical problems, organization and economics of manufacturing factories and corporations. Besides, students of the University have familiarization practice abroad at the bases of foreign partners of the University. In the University there are also available modern well-equipped sports facilities - playing grounds and gyms, a shooting gallery, a hockey ground. Sport occupies one of the central places in the students` life - over 30 sports groups provide classes for students and many sports teams of the University take leading places among Moscow higher educational institutions. In MIIGAiK there exist all necessary conditions for independent and creative activity of students - 10 departmental computer laboratories and 6 faculty computation centers have been opened there. There is a scientific and technological library with over 700 thousand books, journals and magazines. Here you can find rarities like geographical, scientific editions, unique and rare atlases and maps.



Address:105064 Moscow, Gorokhovskiy lane. , Etc. 4
Web-site:http://www.miigaik.ru
E-mail:studydep@miigaik.ru; aoi@miigaik.ru


On page http://miigaik.ru/abiturientu/ you can find all the information concerning the admission rules of  Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK).


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