Department of Paleontology and Stratigraphy

Chair: Vladimir Silantiev, Doctor of Science, Professor

Phone: + 7 843 2920819


Address: Kazan, Kremlyovskaya 4/5, room 215


Bachelor courses


Historical geology

Methods of stratigraphic analysis


Structural geology

Geology of oil and gas fields

Master courses

Contemporary methods of biostratigraphy

Stratigraphy of deposits of sedimentary minerals

Chemical stratigaphy

Chronological stratigraphy of the Pre-Cambrian

Chronological stratigraphy and geologic time scale

Isotopic geochronology

Biogeography of the Phanerozoic Eon

Mathematical methods in paleontology and stratigraphy


Paleontological description and nomenclature

Sequence stratigraphy

Applied micropaleontology

Sequence stratigraphy of carbonate complexes

Sequence stratigraphy of terrigenous complexes

Skeletal biological mineralisation

Sedimentology and lithological stratigraphy

Zonal stratigraphy of the Phanerozoic Eon

Contemporary methods of stratigraphic research

Complex data analysis in geosciences (English course)

Event stratigraphy of the Phanerozoic Eon

Alexander Shtukenberg Geological Museum

The Department provides methodological and organizational supervision to the KFU Geological Museum. Department Chair Dr Silantiev serves as Museum Director.

Learn more about the Geological Museum on a dedicated portal