Training of foreign students in MPEI started in 1946. Beginning from this time, MPEI has been always open for foreigners. During these years
more than 7500 foreigners from 85 countries have got high-quality education in MPEI. More than 1000 specialists have got the Ph.D. and D. Sc. degrees. There are 70 Departments
in MPEI, 550 educational laboratories for students and more than 100 research laboratories. Now more than 13000 ordinary and 500 Ph.D. students are trained in MPEI,
including 850 foreign students and trainees from 60 countries. More than 1500 professors, associate professors and lecturers are in the MPEI's educational staff, and the
most among them have the Degree of Doctor of Sciences and Doctor of Philosophy.