Mission and Strategy

MEPhI empowers the world’s best nuclear technology experts and talented students to produce secure and stable energy, excel in creating applied sciences, boost human capital and economic output in various fields, support industry and business, and be innovative and creative – as much as they want and can. Our overall mission is to energize and improve people’s lives in Russia and over the world.


The strategic goal of MEPhI is to become a global leader in education, science and innovation in nuclear, radiation, subnano and nano- technologies and engineering.  It is to provide a significant contribution to an innovation-driven growth and the competitiveness of the Rosatom State Corporation and other leading Russian high-tech companies in global markets.

Values and culture

The culture at MEPhI is based on the principles of openness, internationalism, and innovation.

University values:

  • Accountability for results
  • Readiness for change
  • Effectiveness
  • Respect
  • One team