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Konstantinovskaya Land Survey School

Konstantinovsky Land Survey Institute

Moscow Land    Surveying Institute 

Moscow  Geodesy Institute / Moscow Institute of Land Management 

Moscow Institute of Engineers of Geodesy, Aerial Photography and Cartography

Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography


 1779 - 1835     1835 - 1919      1919 - 1930      1930 - 1936      1936 - 1993

1993 - present

1779 - Konstantinovskaya Land Survey School was established by the decree of Empress Catherine the Great. 

1833 -  The well-known Russian writer S. T. Aksakov was appointed the rector of the School.

1835 - Konstantinovskaya Land Survey School was transformed into Konstantinovsky Land Survey Institute.


1873 - The Institute was allocated with the building kown as an ancestral home of the Demidov family, situated in Gorokhovsky Lane. 

1917 -  N.M. Kislov, the founder of the Russian school of applied optics and optical instrumentation, became the first elected rector of MIIGAiK.

1919 -  Feodosy Nikolaevich Krasovsky, an outstanding scientist, geodesist, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, became MIIGAiK rector. 

1919 - The Institute was renamed as Moscow Land Surveying Institute.  

1930- The Institute was reorganized. Two independent educational institutions were created: Moscow Geodesy Institute and Moscow Institute of Land Management Planning.

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1941-1943 - The Institute was evacuated to Tashkent. 

1963-1988 - The period of the Institute expansion: strengthening of the material base, setting up new specialties and specializations under the leadership of V.D. Bolshakov.

1988 - 2007 - MIIGAiK graduate, Viktor Petrovich Savinykh, held the position of Rector. Viktor Savinykh is known as a cosmonaut who made three space flights, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Academician of the Russian Academy of Science, and Doctor of engineering. Currently Mr Savinykh holds the title of President of the University.

Вятский космонавт Виктор Петрович Савиных | Путеводитель по Кирову

1993 - The Institute obtained the status of Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK).

2007 -  MIIGAiK affiliated Moscow College of Geodesy and Cartography and Kirov College of Construction, Economics, and Law.

2010 -  Heads of CIS States Council granted MIIGAiK with the status of host organization of the CIS states for training in the field of geodesy, cartography, cadastre and remote sensing.

2018 - Nadezhda Kamynina became rector of MIIGAiK.

2021 - MIIGAiK joined "Priority-2030", the program of state university support.