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A number of leading scientists – M.S. Tsvet, B.M. Kozo-Polyanskiy, I.I. Shmalgauzen, K.K. Sent-Iler, N.I. Dubinin, I.N. Zhuravlev – have worked at the Faculty.

Founded in 1918
Address 1 Universitetskaya pl., Voronezh, 394006, Russia
Telephone/Fax +7 (473) 220-88-52
E-mail deanery@bio.vsu.ru
Website www.bio.vsu.ru
Dean Professor Tatyana N. Popova, PhD, Dr. habil. in Biology
  • Biophysics and Biotechnology
  • Genetics, Cytology and Bioengineering
  • Zoology and Parasitology
  • Ecology and Systematics of Invertebrates
  • Botany and Mycology
  • Biochemistry and Cell Physiology
  • Human and Animal Physiology
  • Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Soil Studies and Land Resources Management 
  • Ecology and Land Resources
  • EFKO Department of Molecular Biotechnology
  • Department of Medical Subjects
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Undergraduate courses (BSc)
  • Biology
  • Soil Sciences
  • Ecology and Nature Management
Doploma degrees (specialist) courses
  • 30.05.01 Medical Biochemistry
  • 30.05.02 Medical Biophysics
  • 30.05.03 Medical Cybernetics
Master’s degree courses (MSc)
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioecology
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Ecology and Natural Resources Management
  • Genetics
  • Genetic engineering
  • Histology
  • Medical and Biological Sciences
  • Physiology
  • Psychophysiology
  • Soil Studies
  • Zoology
Post-graduate degree courses (PhD)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Entomology
  • Genetics
  • Phytophysiology and Phytochemistry
  • Soil Sciences
  • Zoology
Study options Full-time, part-time
  • BSc (full-time) – 4 years,
  • BSc (part-time) – 5 years,
  • Diploma degree (specialist) course (full-time) – 5 years,
  • Diploma degree (specialist) course (part-time) – 6 years,
  • MSc – 2 years,
  • PhD – 3 years.
Academic staff 90 academic staff, including 80 doctors and professors
Study facilities/resources
International cooperation in the sphere of education
International students Undergraduate and postgraduate students from a number of countries including Brazil, Colombia, Chad, Nigeria, Namibia, Syria, Ecuador, Albania, Costa Rica, Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Angola, Congo, etc.
Courses taught in English Planned: Zoology, Ecology, Parasitology, Medical Parasitology, Genetics, Biochemistry
International grant study projects The Faculty staff have taken part in TASIS, TEMPUS, JFDP, and Soros Foundation programmes and projects
Key areas of research
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedicine
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Fundamental Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Parasitology
  • Physiology
  • Soil Sciences
  • Zoology
Research facilities
  • Laboratory of Natural Focal and Parasitic Diseases (shared with the Institute of Zoology, Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Laboratory of Black Soil Region Insects Systematics and Ecology (shared with Institute of Zoology, Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Laboratory of Biodiversity and Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems Monitoring (shared with Institute of Paleontology, Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Academic Ecology and the Use of Natural Resources Centre
  • Laboratory of Enzymology and Molecular Biology
  • Biological Membrane Laboratory
  • Histology and Anatomy Laboratory
  • Professor B.M. Kozo-Polyansky Herbarium of Voronezh State University
  • Simulation (virtual) training diagnostic and treatment centre, vivarium
Post-graduate degree courses (PhD)
  • Biochemistry
  • Soil Sciences
  • Botany
  • Ecology
International cooperation in the sphere of research
International internships / joint research projects Iran, Iraq, Syria, Vietnam
International grant research projects A biodiversity project with HeidelbergCement Co, TASIS, TEMPUS

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