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

19 September 2018 Model of multi-component aerosol evaporation proposed
A joint research was undertaken by Kazan Federal University and University of Brighton.
03 March 2018 Seventh PRO Science Event Dedicated to Environmental Protection
The event, appropriately titled EcoNight, attracted 1,500 people on the eve of 2nd March.
24 November 2017 GIS 'Rivers and River Basins of Far Eastern Federal District' Completed by Kazan University
The project, funded by Russian Science Foundation, covers all small rivers running into the Pacific Ocean.
08 August 2017 Soil Erosion in European Russia Studied in a Grant-Funded Project
The financial support is provided by Russian Science Foundation and Russian Foundation for Basic Research.
21 July 2017 2017's Most Senior Enrollee Olga Yendaltseva: 'It Won't Be Difficult for Me to Study'
KFU is open for students of all ages, and there are many people eager to continue learning even after having many years of work experience.
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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.