Geoinformation technologies in bioclimatology and recreation | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

Contemporary geography through the use of new methods and technologies studies the relevant to all mankind global processes occurring in the environment. These include global warming, which is already affecting virtually all sectors of the economy, as well as people, ecosystems and livelihoods around the world.

The proposed master's program aims to train highly qualified, competitive specialists with knowledge in geoinformatics and modern geoinformation methods in application to the professional tasks of geography, geoecology, recreation and bioclimatology, environmental management; methods of fundamental and practice-oriented geographic research; modern technologies for studying various aspects of the impact of climate warming on various aspects of the population The acquired knowledge and skills will contribute, among other things, to the development of recommendations for the sustainable development of Altai Krai and Russian regions under conditions of observed and projected climate change.

The master's program corresponds to highly rated educational programs and is based on international and national strategic programs: "Digital Earth", "National Technological Initiative 2035", "Digitalization of Russia", "Digitalization of Agriculture", "Smart City", "Health", etc.


05.04.02 Geography


Geoinformation technologies in bioclimatology and recreation

Learning mode

Full-time education – 2 years

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

62 600 ₽

Entrance test

Geography major exam

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

Highly qualified specialists, having skills of scientific and applied practice-oriented research, work with spatial meteorological and climatic information in geoinformation-cartographic systems, natural and socio-economic processes monitoring, forecasting and management will be trained here.

Core disciplines

  • Current issues and the latest methods of geographical research;
  • GIS-technologies in earth sciences;
  • Geoinformation design and remote sensing data in geographical research;
  • Geographic information design and applied GIS;
  • Geoinformation technologies in medical-geographical and medical-environmental research;
  • Fundamentals of recreation and spa business;
  • Bioclimatology for sustainable regional development;
  • Modern technologies of assessment of bioclimatic resources of the territory;
  • Modern technologies of tourist and recreational development of territories;
  • Geoinformation support of tourist and recreational systems.

Career opportunities and graduates

The demand for graduates of the master's program is due to the growing demand on the part of research, design and educational structures for specialists with the knowledge and skills to study and assess the possible impact of global warming on the well-being and performance of the population, to develop recommendations and design various recreational adaptation programs, including those based on geoinformational methods. Graduates can build a career in state and local authorities; institutions of higher and secondary vocational education; hydrometeorological and environmental monitoring centers; environmental, water management, tourist and recreational, public and commercial organizations; create their own business not only in the tourist and recreational, but also in other areas of economy, where knowledge in the field of recreation, bioclimatology and digital spatial data is used.


  • Program supervisor - candidate of geographical sciences, associate professor of the chair of physical geography and geoinformation systems Kharlamova Natalya Fedorovna.
  • Phone: +7 (3852) 291-277
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