The Department of Paleontology and Stratigraphy at Kazan Federal University provides a friendly, dynamic and supportive environment in which to learn about the evolution of our planet, the architecture and origin of strata, the structural features of fossils, and different palaeoenvironments in the Earth history from geoscientists at the forefront of their field. Students are taught by staff recognised internationally for their expertise in fields such as palaeontology, micropaleontology, bio-, magneto-, chemo-, sequence-, event stratigraphy, sea-level changes, lithology, and palaeoenvironments. 


Students are attracted to the interesting projects the Department participate in, for example UNESCO-IUGS International Geoscience Program IGCP 609 “Climate-environmental deteriorations during greenhouse phases: Causes and consequences of short-term Cretaceous sea-level changes” .

Potanin Foundation's Scholarship Programmme

Svetlana O. Zorina became the owner of the Faculty Grant Competition of Vladimir Potanin's Scholarship Programme.

Grant is awarded to develop a new Modular Master's Programme.  

Double-Degree Master`s Programme

A two-year Master`s degree Programme “Stratigraphy” is for those who is looking to fast-track professional geological employment or to continue on to dissertation research after graduation. 

This is a unique Double-Degree Programme which offers to spend a semester abroad.