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Founded in 1933
1 Universitetskaya pl., Voronezh, 394006, Russia
Telephone/Fax +7 (473) 220-84-04; +7 (473) 220-87-97
E-mail dеап@chem.vsu.ru
Website www.chem.vsu.ru
Dean Professor Viktor N. Semyonov, PhD, Dr. habil. in Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • High Molecular Compounds and Colloids
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Science and NanosystemsTechnologies
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
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Undergraduate courses (BSc)
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Physics and Mechanics of Materials
Master’s degree courses (MSc)
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Physics and Mechanics of Materials
Diploma degree (specialist) course
  • Fundamental and Applied Chemistry
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 30 Professors, 32 Associate Professors, 12 lecturers
Study facilities/resources
  • Laboratories for practicums in general organic chemistry, special topics in organic chemistry, physicochemical methods of research
  • Laboratories for practicums in general and inorganic chemistry, physical methods of analysis, crystal chemistry
  • Laboratories of the Department of Materials Science and Nanosystems Technologies for practicums in general chemistry and specialized practicums
  • Laboratories for practicums in colloid chemistry and high-molecular compounds chemistry
  • Laboratories for research and education in corrosion of metals and alloys, photoelectrochemistry, physical chemistry of metal-polymer systems, electrocatalysis
  • Laboratories for research and education in chromatography, spectral methods for data analysis, laser interferometry, electromembane processes, methods for test analysis and express analysis
  • Laboratories for research and education in chemostimulated oxidation of semiconducters, physical methods for nanomaterial analysis, nanomaterial synthesis and technology, semiconductor crystals and heterostructures, Auger electron spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy, mechanical properties of nanomaterials
  • “Synthesis and Modification of Polydienes and Copolymer Rubber” Joint Centre for Research and Education (shared with Voronezh branch of Federal Research Institute of Synthetic Rubber)
International cooperation in the sphere of education
International students Postgraduate students: Gizacheu Mulochete Manakhelokhi (Ethiopia), Tolera Seda Badessa (Ethiopia), Amr Khassan Mustafa Akhmed (Egypt).
MSc students: Bui Zui Khai (Vietnam), Fam Tkhi Gam (Vietnam), Jin  Shuai (China), Yan Weijin (China).
BSc students: Kao Niat Lin (Vietnam)
Courses taught in English An elective MSc: Methods of Surface Study course is taught for Analytical Chemistry majors by Prof. F. Ressner from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Germany).
Key areas of research
  • Sorption and electromembrane processes. Development of chemical sensors and multi-sensor systems
  • Thermodynamics and kinetics of heterogeneous processes in metal and metal-polymeric systems with electrochemical, chemical, adsorption and transport stages
  • Phase transformations in multi-component systems and formation processes in solid-state structures. Models of physicochemical processes in multi-component thin film heterostructures
  • Fundamentals of synthesis strategy for the new nitrogen-, sulphur- and oxygen-containing heterocyclic systems
  • Directed synthesis of physiologically active chemical substances, polymers and their dispersions for special purpose applications
  • Vacuum and chemical technologies for thin film materials and structures
Research facilities
  • “Ion-Exchange Resins and Membranes” Centre for Research and Education
  • Joint research laboratory of Ion-exchange Chromatography (shared with The Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Joint research laboratory of Coupling Processes in Electrochemistry and Corrosion of Metals (shared with The Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Computer cluster combining nine powerful processors on a local network. Power range and license programme base of the cluster make it possible to conduct quantum-chemical calculations of gas- and liquid-phase adsorption
  • Laboratory of Tensometry
  • Laboratory of Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibrium
  • 8 specialist laboratories for synthetic and physicochemical research in organic chemistry equipped with IR-Fourier-spectrometers Avatar, Vertex 70
  • Spectrophotometer Shimadzu 1240
  • X-ray difractometers Shimadzu 6000 and THERMO ARL XTRA
  • NMR-spectrometer Bruker Avance DRX 400
  • Chromato-mass-spectrometer 1100 LCMSD (Agilent Technologies)
  • Micro-wave stove LG MS1724W and laboratory system Milestone MicroSynth for micro-wave activation of organic reactions (2450 MHz, internal temperature control, made in 2010, Italy)
International cooperation in the sphere of research
International internships / joint research projects Internship for the students of Technical Chemistry Department of Oldenburg University (Germany)
International grant research projects Mikhail Lomonosov grants for 2013 – postgraduate students N.I. Maygurova, T.N. Nefedova (Analytical Chemistry department)

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