Best Educational Programs: APPLIED GEOLOGY


Oil and Gas Institute

Specialist’s program


GRIDIN, Vladimir Alekseevich

Acting Director


Awards and achievements of the educational program. Professional-public accreditation (2015).

North-Caucasus Federal University offers some other best educational programs in the field of Geology, Minerals Exploration and Mining:

OIL AND GAS ENGINEERING - Bachelor’s program


Teaching staff. Two Doctors of Sciences, eight Candidates of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences; the staff of 20 in total include highly qualified specialists of the RN Rosneft Research and Development Center and the NIPIneftegazgeologia oil and gas companies as potential employers.

University partners within the educational program. Grozny State Oil Technical University and RN Stavropol Neftegaz, SevKavNIPIgaz, RosneftStavropolye, Gazprom DobychaNadym, Gazprom DobychaUrengoy, the RN Rosneft Research and Development Center as main employers.

Students’ and alumni’s achievements. Over 80% employment rate of graduates holding mostly engineer positions with some of them becoming heads of business units of enterprises within two or three years.

Facilities and resources. NCFU has all the facilities and resources required to offer its students proper learning opportunities including eight comfortable dormitories, a healthcare center, catering services, a fitness complex and sports grounds, laboratories with all the required specialized equipment.

Opportunities for students. Internships at the manufacturing oil and gas enterprises including Gazprom, SevKavNIPIgaz, NK Rosneft Stavropol Nefegaz and Stavropol Neftegeofizika; opportunities for academic mobility.

Employment prospects. Geologist, hydrogeologist, geophysicist, oil and gas estimation specialist.

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