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Geography, Geoecology and Tourism

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Keeping its leadership position in education and science among similar faculties of Russian universities, the Faculty of Geography, Geoecology and Tourism of Voronezh State University is one of the key national centres of geography, ensuring the fundamental nature, consistency, and sustainable development of Russian ecological and geographical (geoecological) education.

Founded in 1934
Address
40 Kholzunova St. Building 5, Rooms 315-317
Telephone/Fax +7 (473) 266-56-54
E-mail deanery@geogr.vsu.ru
Website www.geogr.vsu.ru
Dean Professor Semyon A. Kurolap, PhD, Dr. habil. in Geography
Departments
  • Geoecology and Environmental Monitoring
  • Physical Geography and Landscape Optimization
  • Human Geography and Regional Studies
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Recreational Geography, Country Studies and Tourism
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Undergraduate courses (BSc)
  • Geography
  • Ecology and Natural Resource Management
  • Tourism
Master’s degree courses (MSc)
  • Geography
  • Ecology and Natural Resource Management
  • Tourism
Study options Full-time, part-time, extramural
Duration
  • BA (full-time) – 4 years,
  • BA (part-time) – 5 years,
  • MA (full-time) – 2 years,
  • MA (part-time, extramural) – 2,5 years.
Academic staff 41 lecturers including 7 professors, 24 doctors, and 7 assistant professors.
Study facilities/resources 2 academic, research, and production centres based on human and scientific resources cooperation with the Institute of Geography RAS (on the problems of regional landscape and environmental assessment and geoinformation mapping), and with the Voronezh Regional Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology (on the problems of human ecology and the assessment of population health risks associated with the state of the environment).
Educational and research laboratories: an ecological-analytical laboratory, a hydro meteorological laboratory, a laboratory of geoinformatics, a geoinformation mapping laboratory, a higher plant herbarium, and a room of geography and geoecology named after F.N. Milkov.
International cooperation in the sphere of education
International students On average, there are about 15 international students annually – from the Commonwealth of Independent States, Zambia, Vietnam, etc.
Research
Key areas of research
  • The landscape-ecological and natural resource potential of the Central Black Earth Region
  • The territorial regional management organization
  • The ecological and geographical principles of the sustainable use of natural resources
  • Meliorative landscape science
  • Social and economic demarcation
  • Bioindication
  • Environmental geochemistry
  • Water resources management
  • Geo-environmental monitoring
Research facilities
  • 2 academic, research, and production centres based on human and scientific resources cooperation with the Institute of Geography RAS (on the problems of regional landscape and environmental assessment and geoinformation mapping) and with the Voronezh Regional Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology
  • Educational and research laboratories: an ecological-analytical laboratory, a hydro meteorological laboratory, a laboratory of geoinformatics, a geoinformation mapping laboratory, a higher plant herbarium, and a room of geography and geoecology named after F.N. Milkov.
Research teams
  • The Voronezh landscape school
  • The Voronezh school of economic geography
International cooperation in the sphere of research
International grant research projects TEMPUS IV (name of the project: The Protection of Population Living in Radiation-Contaminated Territories HUMAN). The main goal of the project is to develop an interdisciplinary Master's programme and a postgraduate programme aimed at ensuring human safety for people living in territories that have suffered as a result of nuclear power station and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant accidents. VSU representative – S.A. Kurolap

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