FOREST ENGINEERING FACULTY
The Forest Engineering Faculty was established in 1929. Future forest engineers master knowledge on basic engineering disciplines. They also study logistics, international transport of produce, geoinformation systems (GIS), standardization and certification. Students have opportunity to listen lections of invited professors and practicians of leading production associations, such as Huksvarna, Shtihl, Oregon. Practical training takes place at wood processing enterprises of Leningrad region.
Over last years the faculty implements a program of professional development of qualified specialists in field-oriented universities of Finland, Sweden, and Germany. The faculty also offers Master's degree programs.
Disciplines of the faculty focus (among other subjects) to application of geoinformation systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), systems of automated design (GREDO). They are oriented to learning interactive design and transport technological process control. The faculty has GIS laboratories.
Fields of training
35.03.02 TECHNOLOGY OF LOGGING AND WOOD PROCESSING PRODUCTIONS
Graduates of the faculty work in all regions of Russia and in many other countries. They have different positions from masters up to top managers at forest sector enterprises of any form of property and any profile, related to harvesting, transportation and prime wood processing. These are logging enterprises, forest trade and expert organizations, timber handling deports and raw stocks. Many graduates work in academia, research-and-development sector, design and custom authority.
23.03.01 TECHNOLOGY OF TRANSPORTATION PROCESSES
This field provides education for specialists in organization of freight and passenger traffic, study and service of freight services, logistics in trade and industry, management in forwarding companies. Graduates work in road safety services and state transport inspection.