MSU Faculty of Geography

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Faculty of Geography Lomonosov Moscow State University
Географический факультет МГУ имени М.В. Ломоносова
President Nikolai Kasimov
Dean Sergei Dobrolyubov
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MSU Faculty of Geography ( Russian: Географический факультет МГУ) is a faculty of Moscow State University, created in 1938 by order #109 dated 23 July 1938. It is the largest collective of geographers in the world:[ citation needed] 780 researchers, 1100 students and 200 post-graduates are working at the facility.


There are 15 departments:

Human geography branch

Physical geography branch

Hydrometeorological branch

Geoecological branch

  • Department of Physical Geography of the World and Geoecology
  • Department of Environmental Management

Geoinformatics branch

  • Department of Mapping and Geoinformatics

Research laboratories

  • Laboratory of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Laboratory of Geoecology of the Northern Territories
  • Laboratory of Complex Mapping
  • Laboratory of Recent Deposits and Pleistocene Palaeogeography
  • Laboratory of Regional Analysis and Political Geography
  • Laboratory of Snow Avalanches and Debris Flows
  • World Data Center for Geography
  • The Makkaveev Laboratory of Soil Erosion and Fluvial Processes

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MSU FACULTY OF GEOGRAPHY Latitude and Longitude:

55°42′00″N 37°31′46″E / 55.70000°N 37.52944°E / 55.70000; 37.52944