Луганський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка

Faculty of Natural Sciences


General information

Address: 1 Gogol Square, the City of Starobilsk, Luhansk Region, 92703

Tel.: +38 098-522-67-45, +38  095-449-47-94

E-mail: nature@luguniv.edu.ua


Dean – Oleh Oleksandrovych Vynohradov, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Docent

Deputy Dean for Educational Work – Olha Petrivna Hubska

Deputy Dean for Socio-Humanitarian Issues – Olena Ivanivna Huzhva

Educational activity

The Institute provides training in the following directions and specialities:

Bachelor’s degree
  • Biology;
  • Geography;
  • Ecology, Environment Protection and Balanced Natural Management;
  • Laboratory Diagnostics;
  • Forestry and Landscape Gardening;
  • Chemistry.
Specialist’s degree
  • Biology;
  • Biochemistry;
  • Geography (Geographical Education) or (Social and Economic Geography);
  • Ecology and Environment Protection;
  • Landscape Gardening;
  • Chemistry.
Master’s degree
  • Biology;
  • Biochemistry;
  • Genetics;
  • Geography;
  • Ecology and Environment Protection;
  • Landscape Gardening;
  • Chemistry.


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The educational process is provided by:

Department of Anatomy, Physiology of Human and Animals

Acting Head of Department – Olena Dmytriivn      a Boiarchuk, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Docent

Department of Biology

Head of Department – Nataliia Yuriivna Matsai, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Docent

Department of Geography

Head of Department – Iryna Hennadiivna Melnyk, Candidate of Geographic Sciences, Docent

Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Acting Head of Department – Viacheslav Volodymyrovych Stepanenko, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Docent

Department of Landscape Gardening and Ecology

Head of Department – Serhii Vitaliiovych Petrenko, Candidate of Biological Sciences, Docent

Scientific Activity

Faculty of Natural Sciences performs scientific researches within the following departmental subjects:

  • “Fundamentals of Functioning and Adaptation of Biological Systems under the Conditions of Biotoc and Abiotoc Factors” (program-oriented and competitive subject of NAS of Ukraine, performed jointly with the Department of Biology and SE “Institute for Evolutionary Ecology of NAS of Ukraine”);
  • “Improvement of Methodological Training of Future Teachers of Biology” (Department of Biology);
  • “Synthesis and Research of Influence of New Biologically-Active Substances on Seed Sprouting, Growth and Development of Cultivated and Weed Plants” (shared subject of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Biology);
  • “Morphofunctional Adaptation Mechanisms of Organisms to Environmental Exposure” (Department of Anatomy, Physiology of Human and Animals);
  • “The Interaction of Environment and Human Activity” (Department of Geography);
  • “Social and Economic Problems of Location of Production and Population of Luhansk Region” (Department of Geography).

In June 2014 a senior lecturer of the Department of Geography A. V. Bratishko won a grant (Sepkoski Grants) of the Paleontological Society of the USA for conducting paleontological reseacrh at Kerch Peninsula – Miocene teleostean fish fauna (otoliths) from the Zavetnoe, Crimea, Ukraine. Now he is undertaking the scientific internship at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich.

Docent of Department of Geography N. V. Bielousova regularly takes part in the activity of public organisation “All-Ukrainian Ecological League” aimed at improving ecological situation in the country, forming new environmentally friendly mindset, increasing level of ecological education and culture of people.

There are postgraduate and doctoral studies functioning at the departments of faculty in the following specialities:
  • General Anatomy;
  • Physiology of Human and Animals;
  • Pathologic Physiology;
  • Botanics;
  • Physical Geography; Landscape Geophysics and Geochemistry;
  • Organic Chemistry;
  • Biochemistry.
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