The ATI has a veterinary clinic where students can diagnose diseases in animals using modern equipment, perform such manipulations as gastro- and bronchoscopy, ultrasound of internal organs, computed tomography. RUDN veterinarians are especially known for effective treatment of small breed dogs.
The upper floor of the ATI is equipped as a year-round greenhouse, where ecologically clean seedlings of plants with strawberry, papaya, soy, pineapple, etc. among them are cultivated using microclonal propagation.The greenhouse is a part of the “Meristem” student laboratory, where young professionals grow plants from one cell and receive seedlings, resistant to diseases and stress.
ATI has its own Center for Unmanned Systems and Operational Mapping, where an IT complex for land monitoring with the help of drones (quadrocopters, hexakopters) has been developed. The results of the research are embedded in the educational process, so that our graduates skillfully manage unmanned aerial vehicles and effectively use them to study land resources.
Due to active work in the landscape architecture and design workshop, young professionals take a shot at designing, building and servicing of real landscape architecture objects. The best students take part and win both in Moscow and in international competitions for the improvement of territories.
The institute is popular with summer schools of international level, which provide an opportunity to study, communicate, relax, be engaged in creativity, share production and scientific experience just during the holidays. Summer schools in English with the participation of foreign speakers and listeners are of great success: “Summer School on Digital Soil Mapping”, “Modern Technologies for Monitoring Agricultural Land”, “Applied Morphology of Animals”, “Basics of Design”, “Geodetic Survey and Land Improvement”.
The department trains bachelors and masters in the field of "Agronomy", as well as postgraduates in the field of "Agriculture" and "Biological Sciences". Training of agronomists is conducted in Russian and English languages and is aimed at training a universal specialist in the field of agrobiotechnology and plant protection, who will be in demand in international agribusiness. Our graduates work in the state enterprises of the “Rosselkhozcentre” system, FGA “Plant Quarantine”, in insurance companies and banks, at customs, as well as in specialized research institutes.
An integral part of the life of the department: research competitions, student awards, master classes of invited professionals.
The Department trains students in two fields of bachelor’s degree and master's degree programs: "Land Management and Cadastres" and "Standardization and Metrology".
The educational process is full of practical and laboratory studies, field training, production and research practices, master classes and programs of included training. Two joint master's programs in English are being realized together with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) - "Remote Sensing of Environment" and "Organic Farming".
Department of Veterinary Medicine
The Department trains veterinarians and veterinary and sanitary experts of the highest qualification. The training is conducted in Russian and English languages and is aimed at training specialists in veterinary medicine, animal health protection, veterinary and sanitary expertise. Our graduates work in veterinary clinics, state institutions of veterinary and veterinary-sanitary supervision, management structures, food industry enterprises.
The department ensures practices for students and promotes employment for graduates. Master classes of leading Russian and World veterinary doctors, including international scientific projects, student awards are an integral part of life of the department.
Department of Landscape Design and Sustainable Ecosystems
The Department conducts training in the field of Landscape Architecture (Bachelor's, Master's degree programs) in Russian and English.
Future landscape architects are practicing in the best parks in Russia: the Sochi National Park, the Nikitsky Botanical Garden (Yalta), the parks of St. Petersburg and its environs; they are sharpening their skills at the Ulyanovsk State Farm (Moscow). The department has landscape architecture and design workshop of its own.
Students can study in a joint Master's degree program under a double degree program together with the University of Tuscia (Italy), take internships abroad: in Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, the US and other countries.
Department of Technospheric Security
The department teaching staff are highly qualified specialists in the field of life safety, they carry out students training on the following disciplines: "Life Safety", "Agricultural Ecology", "Agricultural Radiology", "Risk Theory", etc. The specialized department of EMERCOM of Russia affiliates with the department for training specialists in the field of technospheric safety and emergency risk management.
Students undergo training in the field of crisis management in EMERCOM of Russia and management of cross-border risks under emergencies. Employees and students conduct scientific research in the field of agricultural cooperation and integration, in the field of management consulting in agricultural production, economic valuation of property, land valuation, evaluation of machines and equipment used in agriculture, as well as complex valuation of business (enterprise) in agro-industrial complex. Graduates work in the international market of technology, equipment, special equipment for rescue operations, produced in the real sector of the economy.
Foreign Languages Department
Foreign Languages Department implements the supplementary vocational education program "Translator", which includes in-depth study of English, Chinese, German or French languages for mastering professional translation skills.
The head of the department is Candidate of Philology, Professor E.A. Notina, a member of the Russian Union of Translators, a member of the editorial board of the journal “Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice”.
Teaching staff of the department are highly qualified specialists with a great pedagogical and translation experience and native speakers as well.
The department is the base of educational tourism and internships: Great Britain, Germany, USA, France, China where teaching staff and student mobility programs are being implemented.
- The whole world is open!
There are 5 joint master's programs enrolment - students can receive 2 diplomas at once: the RUDN University and the foreign partner institution diplomas. Training is saturated with foreign internships and student mobility programs. Language courses, summer schools, international studies, academic exchange projects with universities in the USA, Italy, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands ... The whole world is open to ATI RUDN University students!
- High-tech training
The most up-to-date equipment is used for practical and laboratory works: full-functional biotechnological laboratories, innovative veterinary clinic with simulation equipment, satellite GNSS systems, electronic tacheometers, digital levels, unmanned aerial vehicles, digital photogrammetric stations, as well as innovative software for landscape design, land management automation, geodetic and cadastral works.
- The whole theory is reinforced in practice
Training of professionals in ATI is close linkage between educational process, science and real production. The practice takes place on the basis of leading companies, agroholdings and research organizations. Profile subjects are taught by leading scientists and experts. The professional societies such as "Earth Sciences", "Etalon", "Aibolit" are open where students can meet regularly with practicing specialists and go on excursions to production.
- We increase world knowledge - experiments, studies, patents
World-class scientists work at ATI - Nobel laureate Ricardo Valentini (Italy), 10 members of various academies of sciences. Research is carried out on the basis of innovative laboratories and RUDN University centers. Students present the results of their research at international conferences. The Dissertation Defence Board for candidate and doctoral dissertations, including defence in English, functions here. ATI hosts congresses and conferences of worldwide scale - Global Soil Mapping, SUITMA, Megacities 2050, Students for Agriculture ...
- Creative students: from idea to success
ATI students are called the most kind and most creative RUDN University institute. The Student Committee has become the best in the University for 4 consecutive years. Many Committee initiatives have now been picked up by the entire RUDN University: the system of curators for junior courses, video guides for freshmen, charity fairs ... And it was with ATI that the RUDN University team for rugby and the show contest "Mr. RUDN University" started.
The Agrarian and Technological Institute (ATI) was established in 2015 after reorganizing the Agrarian Faculty founded as the Agricultural Department of the RUDN University in 1961.
ATI RUDN University is the "Institute of Life", since its graduates are engaged in production, processing and certification of crop and livestock products, and these is the basis for life. The Institute provides training in 25 educational programs, including 5 programs in English. Specialists for the agro-industrial complex; agroholdings; processing and expert productions related to the quality of food products; various managerial, expert, production structures; international agribusiness are trained here.
ATI RUDN University has 5 joint master's programs in partnership with leading world universities:
➢ "Management and design of the green infrastructure in the cities" – jointly with the University of Tushia (Italy)
➢ "Remote sensing of natural resources" – jointly with the University of Aristotle, Thessaloniki (Greece)
➢ "Organic farming" – jointly with the University of Aristotle, Thessaloniki (Greece)
➢ "Technologies for ensuring the quality and safety of food products and manufactures" – jointly with the Kyrgyz State Technical University named after I.Razzakova (Kyrgyzstan)
➢ "Modern biotechnologies in animal husbandry" - jointly with the Kyrgyz Agrarian University named after K.I. Scriabin (Kyrgyzstan)
An important part of the trainings in ATI has the work placement (practices) that takes place in agroholdings, veterinary clinics, agricultural disease control stations, land management, valuation, real estate organizations and business structures. The laboratories and scientific centers in ATI are equipped with innovative equipment and are used in scientific research work.
Students can learn foreign languages (English, Chinese, German, French, etc.) alongside with studying in the main areas and specialties.
The Agrarian-Technological Institute partners in the field of education and science are the leading universities around the world: the USA, Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Italy ...
The institute has 2 Dissertational Defence Boards for candidate and doctoral dissertations in 4 specialties.