Physical geography and biogeography, soil geography and landscape geochemistry | Doctorate Program | Altai State University

By studying the doctoral program at Altai State University, you will become a specialist in the structure, evolution and functioning of the landscape sphere of the Earth and its individual components (soil and vegetation cover, animal populations). This field of science includes study of the essence of geochemical, geophysical and biological processes which condition spatial and territorial diversity of landscapes, biota and soils on global, regional and local levels.


1.6.12 Physical geography and biogeography, soil geography and landscape geochemistry

Scientific supervisor

Ostanin Oleg Vasilievich - Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Physical Geography and Geographic Information Systems

Learning mode

  • Full-time education
  • Term of study - 3 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2022 / 2023 academic year

63 965 rubles

Entrance test

Special discipline (written)

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

The practical significance of the methodological and methodological developments of this specialty is to provide a scientific basis for the ecological justification of human economic activity projects, geographic forecasting of the environment, increasing the bioproductivity of natural and cultural landscapes, optimizing the use of natural resources and managing biosphere processes.

Career opportunities and graduates

Research institutes, scientific organizations of educational institutions of higher professional education, experimental, design and technological and other organizations carrying out scientific and (or) scientific-technical activity.


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