Faculty of Ecology
Dean of the Faculty of Ecology
candidate of Biology, associate professor
Shrol Olga Yurevna.
Deputy dean for Academic Affairs
candidate of Biology, associate professor of the department of biology, ecology and natural resource management
Semyonova Marina Anatolyevna
Deputy dean for Research
senior teacher of the department of general and biological chemistry
Frolova Olga Valentinovna
Deputy dean for Student Affairs
candidate of Biology, associate professor of the department of general and biological chemistry
Ivanova Lidiya Aleksandrovna
The Faculty of Ecology was founded in Ulyanovsk the State University in 1994.
The Faculty of Ecology is a large educational and scientific center which comprises 3 departments, educational and scientific laboratories, the museum of Nature.
Kotov Yury Stepanovich was the first dean of the faculty. Since 1998 the faculty was headed by Dr.Sci.Biol., professor Churakov Boris Petrovich. Since 2013 dean of the faculty has been candidate of Biology, associate professor Shrol Olga Yurevna.
For 18 years of its existence the faculty prepared more than one and a half thousand highly qualified specialists.
First year and second year students of the faculty frequently participate in All-Russian Student Olympiads in chemistry. Students of the Forestry course annually participate in the Interuniversity (regional) Olympiad named after N.I. Sus in Saratov where they usually win prizes.
Now at the faculty there are more than 433 full time students, 46 – part time and 65 – part time accelerated forms of education.
The main objectives of the faculty are:
• preparation of highly skilled professionals in ecology, bio-ecologists, biologists, chemists, soil scientists, natural resource managers and engineers of forestry for the Russian Federation;
• conducting of research work on topical problems of science.
From the first year of study the students improve their level of vocational training during theoretical and practical training, research expeditions. Students take an active part in scientific and educational work in our region. Teachers and students of the faculty in January, 1997 contributed to the opening of the museum of Nature that represents 2 exhibition areas: « organisms that live at present» and "fossil organisms".
To increase the level of personnel potential cooperation is maintained with the leading higher education institutions and research centers of Russia (the Institute of Forestry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, GBS Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), Belarusian University of Technology (Minsk), the St. Petersburg Academy of Forestry and Engineering, Novosibirsk agricultural university, All-union scientific research institute of plant protection, Moscow State University of Forestry, the Moscow agricultural academy named after K.A. Timiryazev, the Institute of systematization and ecology of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science (Novosibirsk), Altai State University (Barnaul), All-union scientific research institute of genetics and breeding of farm animals (St. Petersburg – Pushkin).
In 1999 with assistance of the governments of Russia and Italy the Italo-Russian institute of ecological researches and education was established and Ulyanovsk State University became one of its founders.
Within the Italo-Russian institute of ecological researches and education, students and graduate students of the faculty participate in work of a number of the international schools and the seminars are sponsored by the leading higher educational institutions of Italy (the University of Bari, the University of Viterbo, Palermo University), and Russian universities.
The faculty is made up of 3 graduating departments:
• Biology, ecology and natural resource management
• General and biological chemistry
Ecological actions, profile ecological Olympiads are held together with SEI «The regional children's ecological center» where training of school students of Ulyanovsk and Ulyanovsk region is conducted for the purpose of selecting prospective students for the Faculty of Ecology and profession-oriented guidance of school students.
Address: Sviyaga River Embankment, building 1, room 221
Senior inspector of the dean's office Noskova Natalya Viktorovna
Dean of the Faculty Shrol Olga Yurevna
phone, (fax): 8(8422)37-24–63
Working hours of the dean's office: from 8:00 to 16:30
Appointment hours of the dean: Wednesday from 14:00 to 15:00
Certificates are given: Tuesday — Friday from 14:00 to 16:00