Civil Engineering in Volga State University of Technology


Volga State University of Technology

Department of Construction Structures and Water Resources, Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture

Bachelor's program, Master's program


POZDEEV Viktor Mikhailovich

Head of the Department

Achievements and awards. The Industrial and Civil Engineering programs (Bachelor's program and Master's program) in the Construction field of study successfully underwent state accreditation carried out by the National Accreditation Agency in 2018.

Teaching staff. Training is provided by the highly qualified teaching staff including three Doctors of Sciences (one of whom is Advisor of the RussianAcademy of Architecture and Construction Sciences) and 12 Candidates of Sciences (one of whom is Advisor of the RussianAcademy of Architecture and Construction Sciences).

Facilities and resources. The university has state-of-the-art devices for studying and testing building structures and materials and nondestructive gauges for technical inspections of buildings and structures.

Research. The main research areas include the following: development of design and construction solutions for buildings and structures: metallic (in particular, light steel thin-walled structures) and reinforced concrete structures; research on heat and mass transfer phenomenon in timber and wood structures; research and development in the field of new efficient foundations.

Education. The teachers use state-of-the-art interactive teaching methods: visualization lectures, case study lectures, problematic lectures, case technologies, project methods; e-learning.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with the RussianAcademy of Architecture and Construction Sciences, the International Association of Universities of Civil Engineering, MoscowStateUniversity, OgarevMordoviaStateUniversity, Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering, ChuvashStateUniversity named after I.N. Ulyanov.

Competitive advantages. A high level of training, taking into account specificity of Russian and regional specialized enterprises, ensures almost 100% demand for them on the labor market and guarantees significant career growth. Specialists in civil engineering are sought after by the design and construction organizations of the Mari El Republic and regions of Russia. Students have an opportunity to pursue their postgraduate degree in Engineering and Construction Technology at the department.

Assistance and support for foreign students and teachers. Today foreign students from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and other countries are enrolled in the program. Training is provided in the Russian language according to uniform curricula and programs.

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