Monitoring, Conservation and Restoration of Biodiversity in Industrial Regions (MSc)

Ural Federal University Russian Federation (the)

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2 Years

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About Monitoring, Conservation and Restoration of Biodiversity in Industrial Regions at Ural Federal University

Program goal: Studying biodiversity and the means of its conservation by the example of the Ural region located at the border between Europe and Asia/ studying the use of biological resources in innovative bio- and pharmaceutical technologies.


  • Biodiversity ‒ from molecular genetics to population and coenosis level (morphological and molecular genetics identification of objects, their anatomical and morphological, physiological and biochemical and population characteristics);
  • Biodiversity of plants, fungi and animals of the Urals;
  • The processes and results of introgressive hybridization;
  • Relicts and endemic species – living witnesses of past epochs;
  • Adventitious species: a threat to native (autochthonous) biodiversity or its completion?
  • Biodiversity in a changing climate and human impact;
  • Ural region as an area for studies of biodiversity on the border of natural ecosystems (altitudinal and latitudinal gradients, eastern-western slopes, lakes and rivers, swamps and meadows, coniferous and deciduous forests, steppes and tundra).

Final examination: Master’s thesis defense

Program highlights: 

  • Several platforms for studying biodiversity: Biological station, Botanical gardens, expeditions, University laboratories
  • Field trips and expeditions
  • Unique opportunities for studying different types of natural communities in different climatic zones within one region

Career opportunities: : program graduates are qualified to start career in research and project institutions working in the spheres of biology and ecology, as well as environmental services.

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesUSD 2875 per year

Notes about fees for this course

he tuition fees are approximate, calculated based on the average currency exchange rate of 1 USD = 60 RUB, and may change depending on exchange rate. Discounts may be provided based on applicant's entrance exam performance. For further information, please contact our managers.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: Bachelor’s degree, certificate of English proficiency (B2 level or higher). Final admission is decided upon an interview.

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