Ecology and Environmental Management in North-Caucasus Federal University

Bachelor’s program, Master’s program


Majors: Environmental Management (Bachelor’s program), Environmental Monitoring for Sustainable Development (Master’s program)


Institute of Earth Sciences

Vitalii Belozerov, Acting Director of the Institute
+7 (8652) 94-62-11


Accreditation. The program successfully underwent state accreditation in 2020. In 2017, the program underwent professional-public accreditation (the National Centre for Public Accreditation) for six years.

Awards and achievements. The Russian Government Scholarships. The Mashuk North-Caucasus Youth Forum grants. The grants from the UMNIK Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology. The Vladimir Potanin Foundation
scholarships. The Stavropol City Administration scholarships.

Teaching staff. All teachers hold academic degrees. The department employs three Doctors and six Candidates of Sciences, one teacher is a holder of the titles of Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the RF and Honored Worker of Science and Education of the Russian Academy of Natural History. The representatives of the real sector of the economy and foreign professors from Jordan and the USA are engaged in the educational program delivery.

Facilities and resources. The research and educational laboratory of environmental analysis, the educational laboratory of industrial ecology and design, the REC Geological and Mineralogical Museum, the Resource Center for Aerospace and Geoinformation Technologies, lecture halls equipped with multimedia, self-access centers, computer classrooms.

Education. Distance learning technologies, multimedia technologies, the project method are used.

Research. The promising research areas are rational nature management in the system of regional environmental safety, landscape ecology and biodiversity, aerospace monitoring technologies for natural processes.

Competitive advantages. International professional-public accreditation. Long-term field internships, an opportunity to take a semester study placement at another Russian or foreign university, an opportunity to pursue Master’s and PhD degrees.

Employers and employment. Possible professions are ecologist, environmental engineer, systemic environmental disasters specialist, green design specialist, environmental education specialist, ecological urbanist, environmental analyst, environmental auditor,
eco expert. The major employers are the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision, the Directorate of Special Protected Natural Areas of the Stavropol Territory, and others.

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