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Geology (Stratigraphy of Oil and Gas Basins)

Kazan Federal University

24 months
3518 EUR/year
3518 EUR/year
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The Geology (Stratigraphy of Oil and Gas Basins) program at the Kazan Federal University aim is to give the in-depth knowledge in different spheres of modern stratigraphy, e.g. Basin Analyses, Sequence stratigraphy.

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The Geology (Stratigraphy of Oil and Gas Basins) program at the Kazan Federal University is constructed to give students knowledge both on state-of-the art of stratigraphic concepts and practical trainings using modern methods and appliances of the Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technology of KFU. 


Master students can work in as the leading specialists at the enterprises of Rosgeologiya, the research institutions of RAS, Kazan federal university labs, oil and gas exploration companies (Rosneft, Surgutneftegaz, Gazprom, Lukoil, Tatneft, Zarubezhneft, Total) etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of natural science
  • Modern problems of economics, organization and management in the prospecting surveys and subsurface use
  • History and Methodology of Geological Science
  • Modern Stratigraphic Methods
  • Sedimentology and Lithostratigraphy
  • Skeletal Biomineralization: Patterns, Processes, and Evolution
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Applied Chemostratigraphy
  • Applied Micropalaeontology
  • Chronostatigraphic Division of the Phanerozoic
  • Numerical Paleontology and Stratigraphy
  • Applied Geophysical Methods
  • Skeletal Biomineralization: Patterns, Processes, and Evolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a qualification/degree corresponding to a 4-year educational program of higher education.
  • writing test on stratigraphy
  • subject oriented interview in English. For interview it is necessary to prepare essay about yourself including following information:
  • education level;
  • previous study graduate qualification works;
  • subject oriented work experience (company, position, period of work, professional activities);
  • explain what was the reason to choice of the educational program.

Tuition Fee

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    3518 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3518 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3518 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3518 EUR per year during 24 months.

304 980 RUB 

Living costs for Kazan

25794 - 40375 RUB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Geology (Stratigraphy of Oil and Gas Basins)
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