Training of qualified research and educational personnel is performed at the departments of doctorate and postgraduate studies.
The main form of training within the system of postgraduate vocational education is postgraduate studies. This department has worked at NSU since 1963.
Postgraduate training is provided in the following areas:
Postgraduate studies are provided in a full-time and part-time mode.
The training duration is 3 years full-time and 4 years - by correspondence.
Russian citizens who have higher professional education at graduate level and some research accomplishments can enter the postgraduate course on a competitive basis. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree are not eligible to enter postgraduate studies. Foreign citizens including those of the CIS countries can be enrolled in postgraduate studies within international and intergovernmental agreements of the Russian Federation as well as by agreements implying the reimbursement of training by legal bodies and individuals.
Since all the work of Novosibirsk State University is built on close cooperation with research institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the main base for training of postgraduate and doctoral students are those institutions. Postgraduate students are guided by highly qualified professionals – Doctors of Science, corresponding members, academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, most of them are members of the Siberian Branch of RAS. The process of admission and training postgraduates is performed according to the Federal Law “On Higher and Postgraduate Vocational Education” and the Decree of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation of March, 27 1998 №814.*