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FACULTIES

Faculty of Journalism

Dean

Vladimir V. Tulupov

Vladimir V. TULUPOV

Address: Room 103, building 6, 40а Ulitsa Kholzunova, Voronezh

Phone: +7 (473) 274-52-71; +7 (473) 266-17-56

E-mail: vlvtul@mail.ru

Website: www.jour.vsu.ru

Departments

  • Department of Journalism and Literature
  • Department of Electronic Media and Speech Communication
  • Department of Public Relations, Advertising, and Design

The Faculty of Journalism means creative living!

  • A creative faculty at a classical university
  • One of the oldest (founded in 1960) and largest faculties in the Central Black Earth Region
  • The Centre for Journalism Education in the Central Black Earth Region and in Central Russia (the faculty heads the regional educational and methodological association for journalism)
  • Creating and implementing innovative, practice-oriented education programmes, including specialist’s, bachelor’s, master’s degrees, PhD programmes, and secondary vocational education programmes
  • Recognition among media communities, students, parents, and employers
  • Continuous improvement of the techniques aimed at training high profile media specialists and maintaining the trusted classical traditions of humanitarian education
  • Close partnerships with employers, a vast network of connections with leading Russian universities, and the application of modern educational technologies
  • Over 6,000 graduates, including leading journalists from Russia and foreign countries, as well as advertising and public relations specialists

Bachelor's degree

  • 42.03.01 Advertising and Public Relations (full-time, extramural)
  • 42.03.02 Journalism (full-time, extramural)
  • 42.03.04 Television (full-time)
  • 42.03.05 Media Communications (full-time)

Master's degree

  • 42.04.01 Advertising and Public Relations (full-time)
  • 42.04.02 Journalism (full-time, extramural)
  • 42.04.05 Media Communications (full-time)

Specialist's degree

  • Military Journalism (full-time)

Secondary vocational education

  • 42.04.01 Media Communications (full-time)

Study options

  • Full-time
  • Extramural

Duration

  • Bachelor’s degree programmes (full-time): 4 years
  • Bachelor’s degree programmes (extramural): 5 years
  • Master’s degree programmes (full-time): 2 years
  • Master’s degree programmes (extramural): 2 years 6 months
  • Specialist’s degree programmes (full-time): 5 years
  • Secondary vocational education programme based on nine-year school education (full-time): 4 years
  • Secondary vocational education programme based of eleven-year school education (full-time): 3 years

Academic Staff

55 people (16 external part-time employees), including 6 professors with a DSc degree, 2 associate professors with a DSc degree, and 31 associate professors with a PhD degree

Educational support personnel

21 people

Professional cooperation (membership)

  • Scientific and Methodological Centre for Teachers and Researchers of Russian Journalism
  • Union of Journalists of Russia
  • Guild of Analytical Journalists
  • Guild of Inter-ethnic Journalism
  • Russian Association of Communication Agencies
  • Voronezh Association of Advertising Agencies
  • Russian Association for Public Relations

Educational facilities / resources

  • 4 computer classrooms
  • Laboratory of Multimedia Journalism
  • Television studio
  • Radio studio
  • Typographic laboratory
  • Photolaboratory
  • Hall of the History of Journalism
  • Museum of Journalism

Editorial offices of periodicals: “UMO-region”; “Sovremennye problemy zhurnalistskoi nauki” (Contemporary issues of journalistic science); “Aktualnye problemy televidenia i rediovetschania” (Actual issues of television and radio broadcasting), “Byloe i my” (The past and we); “Praktika” (Practice)

Editorial offices of student media: The city student Internet portal “5 sov” (5 owls); radio “Navigator”, YouTube channel, city children's and youth newspaper “Sorok-A”, the faculty newspaper “Trety glaz” (Third Eye)

Regional Journalism Laboratory compiling the “Encyclopaedia of Voronezh Journalism” and issuing bulletins

Areas of research

Department of Journalism and Literature

Section of the Theory and Practice of Journalism

  • Journalism among other social institutions and related activities
  • Journalism and communication studies
  • Journalism concepts and types
  • Legal and ethical standards of journalism
  • Poetics of opinion journalism
  • Typology of journalism
  • Sociology of journalism
  • Psychology of journalism
  • Marketing and management in journalism
  • Media design

Section of the History of Journalism and Literature

  • Russian journalism in the 18th century
  • Russian journalism in the 19th century
  • Russian journalism in the 20th century
  • Contemporary Russian journalism
  • History of regional journalism
  • International journalism in the 17th-18th centuries
  • International journalism in the 19th century
  • International journalism in the 20th century
  • Contemporary international journalism
  • Fictional works and opinion journalism

Department of Electronic Media and Speech Communication

Section of broadcast journalism

  • Television history, theory, and practice
  • Radio history, theory, and practice
  • Internet history, theory, and practice
  • International electronic media
  • Electronic media for children

Section of stylistics and editing

  • Language of mass communication
  • PR and advertising language

Department of Public Relations, Advertising, and Design

PR section

  • History of PR
  • Public relations among other social institutions and related activities
  • Public relations in marketing communications
  • Legal and ethical standards and PR activities

Section of advertising and design

  • History of advertising
  • Advertising and other social institutions and related activities
  • Advertising and marketing communications
  • Advertising management
  • Advertising in the context of type-forming features of the media
  • Media design
  • New computer technologies and the QMS

Conferences

  • “Communications in the modern world”, international research and practice conference for teachers studying mass communications (annually in May)
  • “Journalism, advertising, public relations: new approaches”, national research and practice conference for postgraduate and undergraduate students (annually in October)
  • International research and practice conference on Journalism, a section within the framework of Christmas readings (annually in December)
  • “Journalism and Geography”, national research and practice conference with international participation (once in two years in March)

Periodicals

  • Research anthology “Aktsenty. Novoie v massovoi kommunikatsii” (Focus. New discoveries in mass communications” (since 1996)
  • Series “Philology. Journalism” in the scientific journal “Vestnik VSU” recommended by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles (since 2004)

International partner universities

Collective membership

  • Association of Journalism Educators and Researchers
  • European Journalism Training Association (EJTA)
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