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> Department of higher qualification staff training

Ulyanovsk State University provides postgraduate training for scientific and pedagogical staff and since 2014it has been carried out in accordance with the Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Education in 20 areas of training and 50programs.

Main stages of training at the post-graduate school:

mastering basic educational disciplines (History and Philosophy of science, a foreign language, a discipline of a scientific area, an elective discipline);
pedagogical and scientific research practices (reading test lectures, conducting seminars, conducting laboratory and practical work);
writing a literary review;
conducting experiments (if necessary);
registration of the results of work in the form of scientific articles, their publication;
writing a scientific work in the form of a dissertation;
preparation for and passing state examinations;
thesis defense at a department;
presentation of the scientific report on the main results of the scientific and qualification work (the thesis).

A post graduate student at the time of training is obliged:

to implement an individual plan (the sample plan is provided by the department of training highly qualified personnel and is filled in together with the head);
to pass candidate examinations (only during the sessions) on the history and philosophy of a science, a foreign language (autumn session of the 1st year of study) and a special discipline (usually the last year of training);
tocomplete the work on the thesis in a timely manner;
to pass the state final attestation.

The main function realized by the department of higher qualification staff training is the arrangement of activities to train and certify scientific and the research and educational personnel at Ulyanovsk State University. According to the main activity the department solves the following problems:

the organization of admission campaign for postgraduate courses and doctoral studies of USU;

information on the contingent movement of the trained graduate students, doctoral candidates and competitors;

organization of educational process for graduate students and competitors;

services on preparation and taking candidate examinations to graduate students, competitors pursuing an academic degree of the candidate of science (admitted till September 1, 2013), and also to other categories of citizens.

organization and control of carrying out the certification of graduate students, doctoral candidates and competitors;

planning the master and doctoral dissertations defense (together with deans of faculties and institutes);

control over the implementation of individual work plans over the thesis of the employees transferred to positions of the senior research associates to complete work on doctoral dissertations;

registration of contracts with physical persons and legal entities for training graduate students, doctoral candidates and competitors pursuing academic degrees;

efficiency analysis of the system of preparation and scientific personnel certification at USU and providing offers on its improvement;

ensures organizational and methodical functioning in the dissertation councils created at USU including registration of certification files of competitors and documentation on theses defense;

performs the storage of the second copies of certification files according to the established requirements;

together with divisions prepares documents on licensing and opening new postgraduate courses and doctoral studies at USU;

together with divisions prepares documents on opening new and to change of structures of the operating dissertation councils of ULGU.

Postgraduate courses and doctoral studies

Head of the department of higher qualification staff training: Yermolaeva Svetlana Vyacheslavovna


Leading expert: Lushnikova Elena Anatolyevna

Leading expert: Hayrutdinova Alfiya Yusupovna

Contact information:

Address: 106, Sviyaga River Emb., Ulyanovsk, building 1, rooms. 702, 706

Phone/fax: (8422) 37-6313, 37-6329

E-mail: aspir@ulsu.ru

website: http://www.ulsu.ru/science/ppo/