Faculty of Architecture and Design
Elena Kaidalova, Dean
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Achievements. More than ten educational programs become laureates of the Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia annual contest. NNSUACE has one of Russia’s leading landscape architecture schools which has won all-Russian and international contests and festivals.
Teaching staff. Training is provided by more than 30 highly qualified teachers. More than 60% hold academic degrees and are members of the Union of Architects of Russia, and more than 20% have many years’ practical experience.
Facilities and resources. State-of-the-art laboratory equipment and modern software, cutting-edge educational technologies.
Education. Teachers use innovative educational technologies such as original courses of Russia’s leading architects, partner universities’ electives that are included in the educational program, video lectures, course and graduation projects based on real cases, advanced training and professional retraining programs offered on favorable terms for students, including professional foreign language courses, tours, internships and work placements at the largest parks and nurseries in Russia.
Research. The scientists conduct basic research in ten research areas, take part in all-Russian and international conferences, review contests and creative exhibitions. NNSUACE has the Architectural Workshop that implements the most complex projects for Nizhny Novgorod and the region involving students. Students participate in the project “Creating a Comfortable Urban Environment.”
Strategic partners. The university has strategic partnership and cooperation agreements with universities in Russia, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, China, and other countries as well as major enterprises and organizations in the region, including the region’s largest nurseries.
Competitive advantages. Practice-oriented educational programs at different levels, highly qualified teaching staff, practical training facilities at the top organizations in the industry, popular educational programs, state-of-the-art facilities and resources, the well-developed continuing professional education system as a factor of career advancement, dormitories for Russian and international students, the comfortable campus in the city center with high traffic convenience, the active student community.
Employers and employment. The Archiland Architecture and Landscape Center, the Kedr landscape bureau, the ARtS Architecture and Construction Company, Accent-Land, the Fifth Element firm, Verbnoe Nastroenie, and others. The departments for landscaping of
the territories of enterprises and institutions, the Main Directorate “Urban Improvement of Nizhny Novgorod,” NizhegorodgrazhdanNIIproekt, the Verto landscape company (Moscow).
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