The Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection

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The Department of Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection (RUNR and NP) at the Faculty of Geography of the Ivan Franko National University of L’viv was established in 1988 under Rector’s order No. 658 as of 20 April 1988.

Atdifferent times famous scholars worked at the Department: Doctor of Biological Sciences, Doctor HonorisCausa, Professor StepanStoiko; Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Professor FedirPalfii; Doctor of Geographic Sciences, Professor Heorhii Bachynskyi; Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor AlikManenko; Doctor of Law, Professor SvitlanaKravchenko; Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor PlatonTretiak; Candidate of Geological-Mineralogical Sciences Viktor Ohonochenko. The Department develops such directions of scientific research: ecological-economic and ecological-geographic problems of nature management (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. I. Rozhko, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Head of Lab. P. Telish), monitoring, metrization and ecological evaluation of landscape systems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. Z. Hamkalo, Assoc. Prof. B. Senchyna, Asssoc. Prof. F. Kiptach), ecological and socioecological problems (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. M. Syrotiuk, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach), antropogenic landscape transformation (Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. F. Kiptach, Assoc. Prof. I. Koinova, Assoc. Prof. N. Blazhko), historical-geographic research (Prof. S. Kukurudza, Prof. M. Nazaruk, Assoc. Prof. P. Shtoiko, Assoc. Prof. O. Perkhach).

Postgraduate Studies function at the Department; its graduates have the opportunity to obtain a scientific degree of a Candidate of Geographic Sciences in the specialty 11.00.11 – Constructive Geography and Rational Use of Natural Resources.

The Department prepares Bachelors, Specialists and Masters in the specialty 8.070502 “Geography”.

After the defense of Bachelor’s thesis the graduates obtain a qualification “Geographer. Lecturer of Geography, Basics of Economics and Ecology”, of Master’s thesis – “Master of Geography. Rational Use of Natural Resources and Nature Protection”.

Eleven lecturers and five employees of scientific-supporting staff work at the Department. The University Laboratory of Ecological Expertise and the Cabinet of Nature Protection function at the Department.

The RUNR and NP Department maintains relations with the Department of Natural Environment Protection in the L’viv Region, the Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians NAS of Ukraine, national nature parks – Carpathian, Hutsulschyna, Yavoriv, Shatsk, Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, “Roztochchia” Reserve, “Znesinnia” Regional Landscape Park, numerous higher educational establishments and non-governmental organizations of Ukraine. Cooperation agreements have been signed with the Catholic University of Liublin and the Institute of Ecology and Management of Warsaw (the Republic of Poland).

Non-governmental ecological organization “Ekopostup” and student ecological circles function at the Department.

Employees

ChairpersonIhor RozhkoChairperson
ProfessorZenon GamkaloProfessor
ProfessorSemen KukurudzaProfessor
ProfessorMykola NazarukProfessor
Associate ProfessorNataliia BlazhkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorFedir KiptachAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna KoinovaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana PerhachAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorBohdana SenchynaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorPavlo TelishAssociate Professor
Senior Department SecretaryDariia KrukSenior Department Secretary
Department SecretaryLidiya GalyantaDepartment Secretary
Postgraduate StudentRehina ShtoikoPostgraduate Student

Lecturers' schedule



Teaching materials

Junior academy of science of Ukraine, Lviv section, before the III Stage of All-Ukrainian Research Paper Defense Competition among the Student-members of Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

29.10.2020 | 13:49

Pre-defense of posters and research works of students continues in the Earth Science scientific Section before the III Stage of All-Ukrainian Research Paper Defense Competition among the Student-members of Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The teachers of the Faculty of Geography take an active part in the meetings, provide recommendations and express certain comments.

We are preparing to present the Earth Science scientific Section at the national level with dignity!

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Associate Professor of Tourism Klapchuk Mykhailo took part in an online presentation from WTTC

14.07.2020 | 22:21

On July 11, 2020, Associate Professor of Tourism Klapchuk Mykhailo took part in an online presentation from WTTC, which was dedicated to the promotion of safety protocols and the mark of conformity “Safe Travels Stamp”. WTTC Vice President Lola Cardenas was a special guest. The event took place in zoom format.
The online presentation was attended by tour operators, travel agents, hoteliers and owners of private accommodation, organizers of exhibitions, conferences and MICE, restaurateurs, representatives of tourism retail and entertainment.
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Remote work Examination Commission №3 at the Faculty of Geography

30.06.2020 | 13:40

At the Faculty of Geography, the work of the examination commission №3 has began, consisting of: the chairman of the EC №3 – prof. Malska Martha, members of the commission – prof. Antonyuk Nataliia, prof. Kravchuk Yaroslav, docent Kraevska Oksana, assoc. prof. Bezruchko Lubomyr, senior lecturer Blagodyr Svitlana, secretary – assistant Zavadovskyy Taras. From 22 to 26 June 2020, state exams are held online for students majoring in «Tourism» full-time. We sincerely congratulate students of all groups on passing the...

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Presentation of vacancies for internships of students of the tourism department from the representatives of the international tourist operator

21.02.2020 | 16:04

On February 18 and 19, 2020, representatives of the international tourist operator TUI (Touristik Union International) met with students and faculty of the Department of Tourism at the Geography Department in the audience # 7. The meeting was held by TUI international regional executives Hassan Keskin and SezginAkpinar and was dedicated to internship programs and training and production practices in Turkey for students of Tourism and Hospitality majors. The event was attended by students of 2nd, 3rd, 4th year and...

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Presentation of internship vacancies in Bulgaria for students of the Faculty of Geography

21.02.2020 | 14:58

On February 19, 2020, at the Faculty of Geography in Audience 6, a presentation of internship vacancies in Bulgaria by Stufforrent, represented by General Manager Maxim Komarov, took place. The event was attended by students of the 2nd and 3rd year of the specialty “Hotel and Restaurant Business” and “Tourism”, teachers of the Department of Tourism (Pankiv Nataliia, Bezruchko Lyubomyr, Bordun Oresta, Hamkalo Mykhailo, Masiuk Yuliia, Bilous Sofiia, Krasko Anna, Hataliak  Oksana, Bilaniuk Olha), and the dean and the administration...

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