Institute of Environmental Sciences\Natural Sciences - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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Welcome to the Institute of Environmental Sciences

Institute of Environmental Sciences was established in August 2014. Before that, the Insitute bore the name Insitute of Ecology and Geography (since May 2011) and included the oldest Faculty of Geography in the country and the USSR's first Department of Ecology of Kazan State University (KSU) then joined by the Faculty of Education and Geography of the Tatar State University of Humanities and Education.

There have been established training and research laboratories with world-class facilities. Since 1812 the Meteorological Observatory has been in action. The Institute has three stations for field practice.

The highly-qualified scientific and pedagogical staff consists of 17 Doctors of Science and 41 Ph.Ds of Science. The total number of employees is over 100 people.

There are over 700 students doing all modes of study. Training is conducted in 4 Bachelor and 5 Masters Programmes.

The faculty conducts research in the following priority areas of development of science, engineering and technology of the Russian Federation:

PRESENTATION of the Institute of Environmental Sciences




News and announcements

25 March 2021 Configuration of planned carbon polygon discussed at round table
Rector Ilshat Gafurov invited the involved parties to meet on March 24.
15 March 2021 Ecologists offer COVID-19 prevalence tests based on wastewater analysis
Patent co-author, Associate Professor Polina Galitskaya elaborates on the technology.
10 March 2021 Carbon polygon to be established by Kazan Federal University
The project was discussed during a visit by Vice-Premier of Russia Dmitry Chernyshenko.
02 September 2020 Researchers look for ways to battle box elder
Local oil powerhouse, Tatneft, approached KFU in a bid to restore natural biomes along the Volga River.
04 July 2020 Kazan University's agricultural innovations showed at Field Day Expo
The expo is being held in Laishevo District of Tatarstan on 2nd – 4th July 2020.
21 November 2019 50th anniversary of environmental studies celebrated at Kazan University
Many alumni of the Institute of Environmental Sciences visited a meeting in the morning of 21st November.
18 October 2019 10th Clean Water Kazan Convention
Kazan Federal University is a traditional participant of this industry event.
Head of department:Selivanovskaya Svetlana Jurevna
Phone:+7 (843) 236-50-62, 236-50-18
Fax:+7 (843) 236-50-18
Address:420097, Kazan, 5 Tovarisheskaya str.