Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées - ENSTA ParisTech and the National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI” have signed a Memorandum of understanding in the framework of the IX International Forum “ATOMEXPO 2017”.

The document was presented by the deputy director for international relations ENSTA ParisTech Cécile Vigouroux and was signed by rector of MEPhI Mikhail Strikhanov.

Under the partnership, the parties agreed to develop and expand their scientific and academic cooperation in the following areas: exchange of students at graduate and post-graduate level; exchange of faculty and development of joint programs, courses, double degree programmes; teaching cooperation and exchange of information and documentation in the field of methods and tools in education. It is also planned to implement joint research programmes, organization of seminars, colloquia and scientific seminars on topics of common interest.


ENSTA ParisTech is a French “Grande École” (Graduate School of Engineering) under the supervision of the Ministry of Defence, providing high-level scientific education leading to several degrees (“Diplôme d’ingénieur”, Master's Degree, Ph.D.) and conducting high-level applied research in close collaboration with industrial partners. ENSTA ParisTech is acknowledged as a leading institution in the fields of transport, energy and complex systems engineering. ENSTA ParisTech is deeply involved in the development and visibility of French higher education, at international, national and local levels - it is one of the founding members of Université Paris-Saclay, ParisTech and of the ENSTA Group.

The National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" is a leading Russian University in the field of nuclear energy, cybernetics and nuclear medicine.
Today MEPhI is the all-Russian scientific-educational complex, having branches in all regions of presence of the State Corporation "Rosatom", the main partner and ally of the University.
Nucleus and elementary particles physics, nanotechnology and nanomaterials, radiation and beam technologies, superconductivity and nuclear fusion, intelligent computer systems, nuclear medicine and medical physics — this is a partial list of promising areas in the University which it provides for students, engaged in both practical and research activity.
Not less important place in the work of the University is given for the training of managers, experts and analysts responsible for monitoring and audit of technological and industrial sectors of the Russian and world economy, as well as specialists in management, nuclear law and international scientific and technological cooperation.