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Postgraduate Study  (for further defending the  Ph. D. thesis)

Licence of the Federal Service for Surveillance in the Sphere of Education and Science # 001026 of
March 17, 2011

Federal Budget-Funded Research Institute for Machine Science n.a.  A.A.Blagonravov of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMASH RAN) announces admission to its postgraduate school (you can be enrolled  fully or part-time), and  also applicants seeking admission can be enrolled on a contractual basis, on the following specialties:

  • 01.02.01 – Theoretical Mechanics
  • 01.02.04 – Mechanics of  Deformable Solids
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • 01.02.05 – Mechanics of Fluid, Gas and Plasma
  • 01.02.06 – Dynamics, Strength of Machines, Devices and Equipment
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • 01.02.08 - Bio-Mechanics
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical
  • Issues and List of References)
  • 05.02.02 – Machine Science, Drive Systems and Machine Parts
  • 05.02.04 – Friction and Wear in Machines
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • 05.02.05 – Robots, Mechatronics and Robotic Systems
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical
  • Issues and List of References)
  • 05.02.11 – Methods of Control and Diagnostics in Mechanical Engineering
  • 05.02.18 – Theory for Mechanisms and Machines
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods and Complexes
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • 25.00.15 – Technology of Drilling and Exploration of Wells
  • 25.00.17 – Development and Operation of Oil & Gas Field
  • Passport of Specialty (Specialty Code and Formula, Area of Research, Branches of Science)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam for Admitting to Postgraduate Study (Theoretical Issues and List of References)
  • Requirements for Passing Exam on a General Scientific Discipline “Foreign Language”
  • Requirements for Passing Exam on a Course “History and Philosophy of Science”, “General Problems of Philosophy of Science”
  • Requirements for Passing Exam on a Course “History and Philosophy of Science”, “History of Engineering Sciences”
  • Protocol of the Examination Committee Meeting for Entrance Examinations to Postgraduate School  of  IMASH RAN

Training Period

For full-time postgraduates – 3 years,  for part-time postgraduates – 4 years.

Requested Documents for the Applicants Seeking Admission

  1. Application addressed to the Director of IMASH RAN (to be filled out at the postgraduate school).
  2. Copy of the Higher Education Diploma of graduation from a higher educational institution (with an Annex).
  3. Personal Questionnaire (to be filled out at the postgraduate school) with four photos (3 x 4)
  4. Letter of Recommendation from your job or studying.
  5. List of research publications, scientific and technical reports, info on your inventions or patents, or an essay on a chosen specialty.
  6. Identity card according to 2.2 form (in case if admittance exams are being passed).
  7. Passport and  Higher Education Diploma are presented by the Applicants in person.

Entrance Exams

Entrance exams are taken annually within the two periods: March 1 -  May 15, and September 1 -  October  20,  on the following disciplines – a history of science (philosophy), a foreign language, a specialty. (in the amount of the existing curriculum for a higher educational institutions).

All postgraduates are provided with a hostel, a stipend, a deferment from military service, reduced price meals, medical service for a whole training period.

List of Documents Presented to Dissertation Council (Docs Required for Defending Dissertations/Theses)

Acceptance of applications for Postgraduate School is conducted from January 1, 2012  till September 20, 2012 (applicants wishing to study on a contractual basis can send their application during the whole year). All forms and supporting materials are presented to the address -  Room 52  (5th floor),  4 Maly Kharitonyevsky Pereulok, Moscow 101990, RUSSIA.

For more  information please contact us by the phones: +7-495-628-6461,
or +7-495--916-264-9009 (mobile).