Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science “Karadag Scientific Station named after T.I. Vyazemsky” is a natural reserve of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was founded on September 7, 2015 and has been operating since January 1, 2016. The organization is engaged in the protection of soils from erosion and pollution, the conservation of natural biodiversity, environmental education, etc.
Karadag Scientific Station and RUDN University have been successfully cooperating for a long time. These organizations are connected not only by organizing jointly annual internship of RUDN students. Many young specialists who graduated from the Ecological Faculty of RUDN University with a degree in Ecology and Nature Management (for example, Drygval P.V. and Drygval A.V., who graduated in 2017), are successfully working in the laboratories and other departments of the scientific station.