Moscow State University is a coeducational and public research university located in Moscow, Russia. It was founded on 23 January 1755 by Mikhail Lomonosov. According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings, it is the highest-ranking Russian educational institution and is widely considered the most prestigious university in the former Soviet Union.
According to the MoU signed between K. N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU) and Moscow State University (MSU), some research visit opportunities are provided for PhD students in different engineering fields. A mid-term research period is also provided for one of the faculty members of aerospace engineering.