Departments

Biology

Training and research in the department range from general biology to more specialized fields of study and investigation. Quantitative aspects of biology are emphasized and molecular...

Brain & Cognitive Sciences

MIT has been part of important breakthroughs in brain and cognitive science since 1964, and we feel privileged to contribute to the work of our peers. The Department of Brain and Cognitive...

Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at MIT is recognized as one of the top chemistry departments in the world, paving the way in both education and research.  Its illustrious history shares...

Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences investigates the physical, chemical, and biological systems that make up planets.  Some scientists plumb the inaccessible...

Mathematics

The Mathematics Department at MIT is a world leader in pure and applied mathematical research and education. Work in pure mathematics explores exciting current research directions in...

Physics

The MIT Physics Department is one of the best places in the world for research and education in physics, ranked the number one physics department since 2002 by US News & World...