17 Best universities for Astrophysics and Astronomy in Russia

Below is the list of best universities in Russia ranked based on their research performance in Astrophysics and Astronomy. A graph of 218K citations received by 7.44K academic papers made by 17 universities in Russia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Moscow State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    12%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1755
  2. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    St. Petersburg State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1724
  3. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Southern Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1915
  4. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    National Research Nuclear University MEPI logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1942
  5. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Kazan Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    30,004
    Founded
    1804
  6. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1946
  7. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1899
  8. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Irkutsk State University logo
    Enrollment
    13,681
    Founded
    1918
  9. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Ural Federal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1920
  10. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Tomsk State University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1878
  11. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Novosibirsk State University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    7,131
    Founded
    1959
  12. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Altai State University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1973
  13. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Volgograd State University logo
    Enrollment
    6,500
    Founded
    1980
  14. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Chelyabinsk State University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1976
  15. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    National Research University Higher School of Economics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    19%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  16. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Kalmyk State University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1970
  17. For Astrophysics and Astronomy

    Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1917

The best cities to study Astrophysics and Astronomy in Russia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, and Kazan.