Architecture in Dagestan State Technical University


Dagestan State Technical University

Department of Architecture

Bachelor's program


ABAKAROV Abakar Dzhansulaevich

Head of the Department

Achievements and awards. The program underwent professional-public accreditation in 2015. Students and graduates constantly participate and win prizes in contest exhibitions of term papers and graduation theses, in festivals and workshops. Five students were among the winners of the grant contest "Development of the Spatial Design Concept for Improvement of Lenin Square and Fazu Alieva Garden Square in Makhachkala."

Teaching staff. The highly qualified teaching staff includes four Professors, Doctors of Sciences, three Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors as well as the leading specialists having basic education. Facilities and resources. The university has a sufficient number of facilities and resources: state-of-the-art software systems, test-bench and presentation equipment. There are laboratories and training facilities, located at specialized enterprises, for practical classes and work placements.

Research. The promising research areas include the following: architecture of Dagestan, optimal design of buildings in seismic areas, optimization of architectural design of buildings in seismic areas, and others.

Education. The teachers use criterion-oriented learning and problem-based learning technologies, academic achievement evaluation technologies as well as the project method, a teaching system which allows students to acquire knowledge when planning and performing the practical tasks that are gradually getting more difficult.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy), Don State Technical University, Southern Federal University, Grozny State Oil Technical University named after academician M.D. Millionschikov, Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, etc.

International projects and programs. The following international educational programs are implemented: Educational Space of the Future; Sirius; Creating Appearance of Resort Cities of Caucasian Spas. Competitive advantages. The highly qualified teachers have honorary titles, are members of the Union of Architects, the Union of Designers, and the Union of Artists of Russia. There are leading scientific schools in the field of seismic design of buildings.

Assistance and support for foreign students and teachers. Today the faculty enrolls students from Cameroon and Morocco. Foreign students are placed in an effective learning environment that helps them acquire as much knowledge as possible. The university has the Department of International Cooperation. E-mail:

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