Physics in North-Caucasus Federal University

Bachelor’s program, Master’s program

Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences,

Department of General and Theoretical Physics







Head of the Department

Tel. + 7 8652 33-02-83


Achievements and awards. The programs underwent state accreditation in 2020 and international professional-public accreditation carried out by the National Centre for Public Accreditation in 2015.

The RFBR grants (2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019); the grants of the RF President for young scientists (2012-2013, 2015-2016, 2017-2018); the state assignments of the RF Ministry of Science and Higher Education to universities (2013-2016, 2017-2019); the Stavropol Territory Governor Award for young scientists and specialists (2018); students’ study placement at foreign universities (2011, 2018, Latvia, University of Latvia).

Teaching staff. The academic degree holders ratio is 96%. The department employs 9 Doctors and 21 Candidates of Sciences. Three teachers are holders of the title of Honored Worker of HPE of the RF. The RAS Academician and the representatives of major organizations and enterprises are invited as teachers.

Facilities and resources. There are unique physical laboratories, lecture halls equipped with multimedia, self-access centers, computer classrooms, the astrophysical observatory with a digital weather station, etc.

Research. The promising research areas: Physics of Magnetic Nanosystems; Thermal Physics and Molecular Physics. Research is conducted in the priority areas of the regional and university development.

Education. State-of-the-art educational technologies: multimedia lectures, case technologies, business games and role plays, the project method, round tables, etc. are used.

Strategic partners. The Institute of Mechanics of Lomonosov MSU, the Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics of the Ural Branch of the RAS, Ivanovo Power Engineering University, University of Latvia, the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the RAS, the Stavropol Territorial Hydrometeology and Environmental Monitoring Center, the Kislovodsk Solar Observatory, Monocrystal, a leading supplier of sapphire, the High-Mountain Geophysical Institute, the Signal plant, the Stavropol Militarized Anti-hail Service.

International projects and programs. The university implements the Erasmus+ program with University of Ljubljana. It organizes and holds international scientific conferences: "Innovative Methods and Research Tools in the Area of Atmospheric Physics, Hydrometeorology, Ecology and Climate Change" (2013, 2015, 2018); "Physicochemical and Applied Problems of Magnetic Disperse Nanosystems" (2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017).

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