Best Educational Programs: PHYSICS
DIKANSKII, lurii Ivanovich
Head of the Department
Awards and achievements of the educational program. Official state accreditation (2015) (accrediting authority - National Centre for Public Accreditation). The teachers of the department annually apply for grants and participate in contests of different levels.
Teaching staff. Doctors and Candidates of Sciences—over 95% of the teaching staff, the average age is 45. The teachers got awards of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Youth of the Stavropol Territory.
University partners within the educational program. Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Kavkaztransgaz chemical plant, the Stavropol Territorial Hydrometeorological Center, Monocrystal (the leading supplier of sapphire), the Signal plant, the Kislovodsk Solar Observatory.
Students' and alumni's achievements. Students carry out research work within the Physics of Magnetic Nanosystems and the Thermal Physics and Molecular Physics scientific schools, the Physics of Optical Phenomena research area, the Geophysics and Astrophysics research and education center. Students regularly participate in all-Russian and international conferences. The best students are holders of prestigious scholarships. Alumni hold managerial positions at the largest enterprises and scientific organizations of the Stavropol Territory and the North-Caucasus Federal District.
Facilities and resources. Research laboratories, the astrophysical observatory, the weather station and classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art and unique equipment.
Opportunities for students. Students have an opportunity to choose courses within their field of study. They can participate in academic exchange programs between federal universities and to study abroad. Alumni can take up a Master's degree in the field of Physics (majors: Condensed Matter Physics; Atmosphere and Near-Earth Space Physics) and Pedagogical Education (Physics).
Alumni are in demand as experts in various physical systems, their functioning, physical, engineering and other technologies.