Yaroslav Kravchuk

Academic degree: Candidate of Geographical Sciences

Academic Title: Professor

Phone (office): 380-32-239-43-02

Email: Yaroslav.Kravchuk@lnu.edu.ua

Google Scholar profile: scholar.google.com.ua

Research interests

  • regional and engineering geomorphology;
  • geomorphological analysis of the Precarpathians and Carpathians;
  • geomorphological and engineering-geomorphological mapping;
  • stationary researches of modern relief-forming processes;
  • problems of nature reserves;
  • engineering and nature protection assessment of relief;
  • geomorphological and ecological education.


Ph.D. in Geography (1971), senior researcher (1974), certificate of inclusion in the publication “Golden Fund of the Nation. Scientific and educational potential of Ukraine” (2019).

The Faculty of Geography graduate of Ivan Franko State University of Lviv (now Ivan Franko National University of Lviv) (1958). Teacher of Geography at Shchyretska Secondary School (1958-1961), engineer, leader of groups in expeditions that studied soil cover and modern exogenous processes in Kazakhstan, the Altai and the Carpathians (1961-1971). Head of the research sector of the university (1971-1974), Head of the Department of Geomorphology (1976-1987 та з 1990-2019), Dean of the Faculty of Geography (1984-2002). Member of the Academic Council of the University (1972-2003), Professor Emeritus of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland), President of the charitable organization “Public Ecological and Geographical Fund” (2000-2001); Member of the Specialized Council for the Defense of Candidate’s Dissertations, Corresponding Member of the Ukrainian Ecological Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Editorial Board of the published in 1999-2000 educational and local lore atlases of Lviv, Ternopil and Chernivtsi regions, since 2002 member of the editorial board and editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of Lviv University “Geographical Series” (1976-2012), Honored Professor of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2003), Honorary member of the Ukrainian Geographical Society (2004). Awarded with the Medal of the President of Lublin (RP) for for merits in promoting the development of science (2004), since 2009 – Merited Education Worker of Ukraine.
Author of more than 340 scientific works, including author and co-author of 15 monographs, 4 textbooks. Scientific advisor of a number of researches and dissertations.


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