Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies\Natural Sciences - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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  • Портал КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
Welcome to the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies

The Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies was established in 2011 on the basis of the KFU Faculty of Geology and is its rightful successor. The structure of the Institute includes seven specialized departments, Research and Training Center for Natural Bitumen Development, Research and Training Center for Aerospace Technologies, Research and Training Center for Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Investigations, over 20 specialized research and training labs equipped with up-to-date facilities, Research and Training Complex “Petrophysics”, Most extensive Geology Museum, Center of Training Bases and Expeditionary Works, Magnet Observatory (one of the oldest in the country)

Currently, the Institute teaches over 800 under- and post-graduate students in 6 bachelor and 5 master programs in Geology. Students are taught full time, and in both full- and part-time modules for Geophysics. In 2012 the Institute plans to launch teaching in Oil and Gas Business. Institute laboratories boast up-to-date teaching facilities and special equipment. Highly qualified scholars supervise the research process, of them 21 full and 43 associate professors. Together with studying professional and special subjects, students have a fundamental training in Mathematics, Physics, Informatics and Economics.

News and announcements

19 March 2017 Russian Language Center Will Be Run by Kazan University in Cuba
Representatives of the Embassy of Cuba visited the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies on March 15th.
03 March 2017 Delegation of Trimble Inc. at Kazan University
The team visited on March 1st – 2nd to tour the facilities and find out about cooperation opportunities.
01 March 2017 Kazan University Applies for Merger with Almetyevsk State Petroleum Institute
After a prolonged debate the Academic Council voted 44-to-33 in favor of petition.
15 January 2017 Kazan University's Cooperation with Latin America Will Receive Support on the Federal Level
KFU has become a participant of the national program of cooperation with Colombia, Venezuela, and Cuba.
14 December 2016 New Technologies and Products Presented at VuzPromExpo
Minister Olga Vasilyeva visited the KFU's booth at the biggest higher education tech expo in Moscow.
28 November 2016 Kazan University Plans to Educate Petroleum Industry Professionals for Venezuela
Delegates from the Latin American country visited the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies on November 25th.
15 October 2016 Eco-Friendly Replacement for Surfactants Researched at Kazan University
The KFU Biocontrol Lab has found proof that biosurfactants are effective in oil recovery.
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Head of department:Danis Nurgaliev
Phone:+7 (843) 233-51-61
Fax:+7 (843) 292-82-67
E-mail:geofak@kpfu.ru
Address:420008, Kazan, 4/5 Kremlyovskaya
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
ПОРТАЛ КФУ \ Academic Units \ Natural Sciences \ Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies