Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science Institute of Oceanology named after P.P. Shirshova of the Russian Academy of Sciences is the oldest and largest Russian research institution dealing with oceanology in the Russian Federation. The subject of the Institute is the implementation of basic scientific research and the introduction of applied developments in the field of oceanology, the implementation of practical surveying and marine works related to the development of the oceans.
Within the framework of cooperation between the Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and RUDN University, students write scientific papers and attend lectures. Scientists from the Institute of Oceanology act as opponents in the defense of Ph.D. dissertations of graduate students (defending JAPO SECA MARK ARMEL in the direction of "Ecology" in 2017). Many RUDN students are interested in internship at this institute.