V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute

E-mail: info@esoil.ru
Tel/Fax: +7 (495) 951-50-37
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Educational activities


The Institute has postgraduate and postdoctoral courses and trains specialists of highest qualification.

Training is performed by researchers of the Institute using the up-to-date methods of soil investigation in the following specialities:

03.00.27- soil science

6.01.02 – amelioration, remediation and protection of soils.

The persons with higher professional education may be admitted to the postgraduate course being a postgraduate student for 3 years or an external student for 4 years.

Application to be a postgraduate student is written to the director of this Institute with the following enclosure:

  • a copy of diploma about the professional education
  • a questionnaire
  • a passport copy
  • a copy of pension insurance
  • a copy of medical insurance

Admittance is implemented every year in April-May and September-October.

Persons entering the postgraduate course take an examination in profession, philosophy and foreign language. Repeating of examination is forbidden. The entrance examination is valid for a calendar year.

The examination in philosophy and foreign language for a master’s degree may be considered as an entrance examination to be a postgraduate student in this Institute