“A student is a torch to be lit rather than a vessel to be filled”


Departments constituting the Institute participate actively in career guidance of school students. There is a summer professional traineeship for the students of MEPhI-based lyceums initiated by the LaPlas Departments.

Among the main features of educational programs carried out by LaPlas Institute are:

  • Creation and testing of appropriate mix of online lecture courses with effective control of obtained knowledge and workshops on complex electrophysical facilities,
  • Effective engagement of leading foreign specialists and academicians into the educational process, especially in the new fields of physics, laser, plasma, and radiation technologies,
  • Compulsory professional traineeships for future bachelors and internships for future masters at the industrial partners’ enterprises aimed at training specialists with industry-oriented skills,
  • Internships for future masters and postgraduate students in leading Russian and foreign laboratories, national and international scientific (or scientific and educational) centers,
  • Increasing practice of joint degrees.

The Institute Departments provide school students with a scientific platform for carrying out scientific research projects. The best ones become winners and awardees of the “Junior” Competition.