Primorskaya State Academy of Agriculture
The rector of the Academy is Andrei Eduardovich Komin, Candidate of Sciences, and Corresponding Member of International Academy of Agrarian Education.
Primorskaya State Agricultural Institute was founded on the 1st of October, 1957 on the basis of Yaroslavskiy Institute of Agriculture (1944). In 1997 it got the status of the Academy and became Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “Primorskaya State Academy of Agriculture”.
The Academy consists of four institutes:
Land Management and agrotechnologies Institute trains specialists in agronomy; technology of farm produce production and processing; agroecology, land management and cadastre and economy. At the disposal of the institute there is an experimental training field (300 ha).
Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine Institute trains specialists in animal science, veterinary medicine, veterinary-sanitary expertise. At the disposal of the institute there is a veterinary clinic, animal disease diagnostic center, an apiary and a back-court.
Forestry Institute trains specialists in bachelor degree (forest science, biology: game management) and in master degree (forest science). The institute has forest farm (29 000ha) and nursery garden of 11ha.
Engineering Institute trains specialists in agroengineering, environmental engineering and water use.
After graduating from the institutes students have a possibility to continue their education at the post-graduate course of the Academy.
At present about 3200 full time and more than 1900 students on correspondence are trained at the Academy.
There are 30 departments at the Academy and more than 10 structural divisions; among them there is the Experimental and Training Farm which has 300 ha of arable land and Forestry Farm with 29.000 ha of the first category forests and also there is diagnostic center of animal diseases and veterinary clinic.
The process of training and education involves about 376 teachers; among them there are academicians (21 members of different Academies), 25 honored workers of Higher Education, 39 doctors (professors), and 180 candidates of sciences (associate professors).
The structure of educational process is always being developed in the Academy. Rating and credit systems are being involved in the educational process. Students’ knowledge assessment is being done by tests and computer technologies.
At the moment our Academy develops international relations with both with neighboring countries (China, The Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and others) and with European countries (Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Poland and others).
The students of the Academy have all possibilities to receive additional qualification of “Interpreter of English in the sphere of professional communication” and thanks to it the students and the academy staff take an active part in the Erasmus Mundus program and can undergo practical training abroad.
Annually academy specialists take part in international scientific conferences, workshops, fairs, exhibitions in its turn foreign specialists make reports and read lectures for the students and the faculty of our Academy.
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