Department of Geography of Ukraine

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Department of Geography of Ukraine was founded in 1990 and was the first department of this direction in the history of the various geographical institutions in Ukraine. On the department successfully functions a scientific school of geography of Ukraine, established by a renowned Ukrainian geographer Professor Zastavnyi F.D.  The main research areas include: Ethnogeography of Ukraine (prof. Dnistriansky M.S., docent Lavruk M.M., prof. Lozynskyi R.M.); geography of population and geography of settlements in Ukraine (candidate of geographical sciences Hasuliak N.I., candidate of geographical sciences Labinska H.M.); Physical Geography of the Ukrainian Carpathians and Crimea (docent. Baitsar A.L.); Political Geography and Geopolitics (prof. Dnistrianskyi M.S., candidate of geographical sciences. Skliarska O.I.); historical geography of Ukraine (prof. Dnistrianskyi M. S., prof. Lozynskyi R.M.); complex regional geographical studies (docent. Lavruk M.M., prof. Lozynskyi R.M., candidate of geographical sciences. Hasuliak N.I., candidate of geographical sciences Stetsiuk O.V.); geography of tourism and recreational geography of Ukraine (prof. Lozynskyi R.M., candidate of geographical sciences Stetsiuk O.V., lecturer, Klapchuk O.O.); Geographic Area Studies (docent Lavruk M.M.); geographical education (docent. Lavruk M.M., candidate of geographical sciences Labinska H.M.)

The department’s major 7.070501 “Geography”.

After passing the state exam bachelors obtain the qualification “Bachelor of geography. Geography of Ukraine “; After successful defense of a specialist thesis graduates obtain the qualification “Geographer. Teacher of Geography, Principles of economy and ecology. “After the defense of a master’s thesis students gain the qualification “Master of geography. Geography Ukraine. “

The department has nine faculty teachers and two training and supporting staff.

The structure of the departmentincludes the office of methodology of teaching geography and economy.


ChairpersonRoman LozynskyiChairperson
ProfessorMyroslav DnistrianskyiProfessor
Associate ProfessorAndrii BaitsarAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorHalyna LabinskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMariia LavrukAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana SkliarskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana StetsiukAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorAndrii ZubykAssociate Professor
Senior Department SecretaryHalyna VuzhynskaSenior Department Secretary
Postgraduate StudentМоргацький Владислав МиколайовичPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentOlena-Maria DoroshchukPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentDmytro KorniychukPostgraduate Student

Lecturers' schedule

Teaching materials

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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The Memorial Day of the Hero of the Heavenly Hundred by Ihor Kostenko

21.02.2020 | 14:27

On January 20, 2020, the Faculty of Geography honored Hero of Ukraine, Hero of the Heavenly Hundred, Ihor Kostenko, who died in the battles on Institutska Street during the Revolution of Dignity on February 20, 2014. Heroes do not die!
Ihor Kostenko (born December 31, 1991, Zubrets, Buchach district, Ternopil region, Ukraine – died February 20, 2014, Kyiv, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian journalist, student geographer, Euromaidan activist, Ukrainian Wikipedia contributor. In two and a half years he has created over 280 articles, made over 1600 edits...

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Winter tour to Hoverla

18.02.2020 | 11:13

Winter tour was dedicated to Igor Kostenko (31.12.1991 – 20.02.2014) –  the hero of the Ukrainian revolution of dignity.

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Winter school of active tourism

14.02.2020 | 16:24

Participants of the student scientific circle “Active tourism” conducted field research within the Zaprutsky Gorgany, during February 7-10, 2020.
The state of marking of tourist routes is investigated, highland dwelling structures have been identified used for travel groups. Gained experience in: moving in deep snow, orientation on the terrain, organization of food and everyday life at negative temperatures, etc. The data obtained will be used when writing coursework and master’s theses. In the field research participated students of the Department of Tourism: Pokrovska Yu., Olshanets’kyi I....

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