Best Educational Programs: AGRONOMY


Faculty of Agribusiness and Ecology

Bachelor’s program


POLUKHIN, Andrei Aleksandrovich



Awards and achievements of the educational program. The Agronomy educational program was recognized as the leader of agricultural education within implementation of the project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia.

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ANIMAL SCIENCE - Bachelor’s program

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Teaching staff. Ninety-five percent of teachers have an academic degree. Practitioners with an experience in production, research and management, are also engaged in the educational process.

University partners within the educational program. The faculty interacts with agrarian universities, scientific and commercial organizations which are potential employers (the Dubovitskoe agricultural company, the Avangard-Agro-Oryol holding, the Maxim Gorky potato producing company, etc.)

Students’ and alumni’s achievements. Student M.V. Ozerov is the winner of the Baystudy scholarship program of the BayerCropScience company, the winner of the distance tour of the Second All-Russian Scientific Forum “Science of the Future is Science of the Youth.”

The faculty is proud of its alumni such as E.S. Cherny, Head of the Department of the Directorate of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance for the Oryol and Kursk Regions; I.I. Drap, Head of the peasant (farming) household; A.S. Gorbachev, a regional agronomist at the Miratorg-Oryol agro-industrial holding, and others.

Facilities and resources. All departments are fully computerized, have an internet connection and state-of-the-art information products. The faculty has the region’s only museum of soils and agronomical ores, abundant herbaria of agricultural plants and pests, well-designed thematic benches, environmental and biogeochemical laboratories, experimental field, necessary educational areas. Students have access to reading rooms of the agricultural library. Students can do sports at the sports complex, attend studios and circles of the youth center, go on regular tours around places of historical interest. The university has comfortable dormitories and refectories.

Opportunities for students. Scholarships of the President and the Government of the Russian Federation, the Oryol Region Governor, social Russian and foreign foundations are annually awarded to students for academic merit, scientific activities, social activism.

Internships are undertaken at research institutions (the All-Russian Research Institute of Legumes and Groat Crops, the All-Russian Research Institute for Horticultural Plant Breeding, the Shatilovo Agricultural Experiment Station), the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, the Russian Agricultural Center, and abroad (in England, Germany, France, Poland, and other countries).

Student research work can be implemented at the Integration research and production center.

Employment prospects. The faculty alumni are employed at the services of phytosanitary monitoring, examination, plant diagnostics and quarantine, at the customs, at agricultural organizations, in farms, etc.