Department of Physical Geography

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The Department of Physical Geography was established in 1944. Landscape study school founded by Professors K. I. Herenchuk and H. P. Miller is developing at the Department.

The Department prepares Bachelors, Specialists and Masters in the specialty “Geography”. After the defense of Bachelor’s, Master’s theses the graduates obtain the qualification “Geographer. Lecturer”. Twelve lecturers, seven engineering-technical employees and three postgraduate students work at the Department. Laboratories of Landscape Research, Geoinformation Technologies and Landscape Planning, Roztochchia Landscape-Geophysical and Chornohora Geographic Stationaries function at the Department.


ChairpersonIvan KruhlovChairperson
Associate ProfessorVolodymyr BilanyukAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMarine ElbakidzeAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorLyudmyla KostivAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorVolodymyr MatviivAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorPavlo ShuberAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorVolodymyr ShushniakAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorAnatoliy SmaliychukAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorYevhen TykhanovychAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorBohdan YaworskyyAssociate Professor
LecturerOlesya BuryanykLecturer
Department SecretaryNatalia MikhalchukDepartment Secretary
Postgraduate StudentBohdan IvanovychPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentYuriy ShandraPostgraduate Student
Postgraduate StudentOlena SydorukPostgraduate Student

Lecturers' schedule

Teaching materials

April 21, 2021 will be an open lecture by Associate Professor of Physical Geography Volodymyr Matviiv on “Entertainment and business recreational activities”

20.04.2021 | 22:46

April 21, 2021, 13:30 will be an open lecture by Associate Professor of Physical Geography Volodymyr Matviiv on “Entertainment and business recreational activities”.
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Textbook “General Hydrology” – “The best textbook of natural sciences 2019-2020”

15.01.2021 | 21:42

Congratulations to the Liudmyla Kurhanevych and Yurii Andreichuk, Associate Professors of Department of Constructive Geography and Cartography , Volodymyr Bilanyuk , Associate Professor, Physical Geography Department, Dean of Faculty of Geography, authors of the textbook “General Hydrology” for the first place in the competition “The best textbook of natural sciences 2019-2020”. We sincerely congratulate the winners and wish the submission of new creative tops to them!

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