Animal Origin Foods in North-Caucasus Federal University
Bachelor’s program, Master’s program
Institute of Life Sciences,
Department of Applied Biotechnology,
Department of Food Technologies and Engineering
Natalia P. OBOTUROVA,
Head of the Department of Food Technologies and Engineering
Tel.: + 7 8652 33-08-49, 33-03-18, 33-08-57
Achievements and awards. The programs underwent state accreditation in 2020.
Teaching staff. The educational programs are implemented by ten Doctors of Science (one Academician of the RAS, one Honored Science Worker of the RF, one Honored Worker of Higher Education of the RF, three laureates of the RF Government Award in Science and Technology), 36 Candidates of Science.
Facilities and resources. The university has state-of-the-art devices for express analysis of food raw material composition and properties, high-performance liquid chromatography, microscopy and microcomputer tomography, spectrophotometry, cryoscopy, refractometry as well as pilot plants for baro- and electro-membrane fractionation of food raw material and biological objects.
Research. Physicochemical basics of production technology of lactose and its derivatives; new-generation biotechnology of dairy products, natural and fermented beverages; new production technologies of meat and dairy products for specialized and functional nutrition; resource saving and environmentally friendly state-of-the-art production technologies for meat products including non-perishable foods.
Education. The teachers use such interactive teaching methods as a visualization lecture, a case study lecture, a problem-based lecture, a lecture with preplanned mistakes.
Strategic partners. Belarusian State University, University of Ljubljana, University of Milan (Italy), all-Russian research institutes of production and processing of meat and dairy products, the Technical University of Munich (Germany), Stavropol Dairy Plant.
International projects and programs. The Erasmus MUNDUS, Erasmus + Credit Mobility programs, internal grants of NCFU, international projects with the participation of partner universities.
Competitive advantages. The results of research conducted by the NCFU’s leading scientific school using unique scientific equipment: INTEGRA Spectra, Dionex ICS-5000 ion chromatograph, Nicolet 6700 Thermo Scientific IR-Fourier spectrometer, etc. are introduced in the educational process.
Students have an opportunity to follow the continuing education path: Master's program – postgraduate studies –doctoral studies, individual educational paths as part of academic mobility programs and scientific internships and study placements at the premises of top Russian and foreign educational and research institutions and engineering centers.
Assistance and support for foreign students and teachers. Internationalization of the educational and research process is one of NCFU's top priorities and is a strategically important vector of the university development. NCFU established the Department of International Cooperation.