Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies\Natural Sciences - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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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 April 2018 KFU's innovative ideas shown at Russian Venture Forum
President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and Aide to the President of Russia Andrey Fursenko were among those who stopped at the University's boo
14 April 2018 University executives met with ambassadors of Latin American states
KFU hosted one of the biggest groups of diplomatic dignitaries in its history on 14th April.
15 March 2018 Magnetic Nanopaleontology Helps in Studies of Historical Climate Change
KFU geologists continue their inquiries into lake sediments of Khövsgöl, Mongolia.
13 February 2018 First MOOC Portal Launched by Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies
The Center for Advanced Training, Quality Management and Marketing made a big step in developing Smart Education.
09 February 2018 Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies Plans to Open Gemology Lab
Associate Professor, gemology expert Anatoly Nikolaev explained what the new unit's priorities will be.
23 January 2018 International Uspensky Scientific Seminar
Researchers of gravitational, magnetic and electric fields met in KFU
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