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Department of Architectural Design

Bachelor’s program


STAKHEEV, Oleg Vasilevich

Head of the Department


Awards and achievements of the educational program. The teachers combine academic work with architectural practice. They created well-renowned pieces of architecture in the Tomsk Region and other regions of Siberia. Their research results are applied in the design process. The department employs members of creative unions such as the Union of Architects and and the Union of Designers of Russia.

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Teaching staff. The leading specialists have academic degrees and work in the field of city planning, architecture, architectural lighting, are members of the international association of teachers of archirectural schools. O.V. Stakheev is the international expert of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Florence, Italy). The design specialists of the region including the chairman of the Tomsk regional subdivision of the Union of Architects of Russia, honorary architects of Russia S.Iu. Khudiakov and Iu.D. Nedogovorov, are also engaged in the educational process.

Partners within the educational program. The university cooperates with research, design and educational institutions of Russia, with universities of the CIS countries, the Netherlands, South Korea, Israel, and Poland. It closely interacts with universities of Italy and Germany, where Bachelor and Master students undertake study placement as part of academic mobility programs.

Students’ and alumni’s achievements. Students do research, which allows them to acquire knowledge in the field of architecture and city planning required by the labor market. Students show good results at regional, city and international olympiads, conferences, scientific forums and creativity competitions. Over 90% of alumni are employed within their degree field. The university graduation certificates are highly rated at all-Russian and international review contests.

Facilities and resources. Students can benefit from well-equipped academic buildings, computer classrooms, a library, a dormitory, sports complexes, a stadium, a skating rink, a shooting gallery, a skiing center, a disease screening and prevention center, and a kindergarten. The university annually hosts the international research conference of students and young scientists “Youth, Science, Technologies: New Ideas and Prospects” and webinars conducted by famous scientists.

Opportunities for students. Undertaking an internship at design organizations, a trainee interacts with a personal tutor helping them adapt to a new environment. Students learn how to use design technology and apply this knowledge in practice, how to conduct negotiations with potential customers, etc. They can also participate in an academic mobility program to obtain further education at foreign partner universities.

Employment prospects. Architect, city planner, landscape architect, interior designer, developer, civil servant working in the field of architecture and city planning.