Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Degree Programmes

Biology «Ecology»

Programme Information

The programme aims at preparing highly skilled professionals in biology who can carry out an independent research, scientific and practical activities in research organizations.

Benefits of the programme:

Students carry out individual or group projects aimed at studying the fundamental principles of ecosystems functioning and their components, as well as on the development of different solutions to form the given ecosystem parameters.

Upon completing the programme, you will be able to:

  • plan and carry out field, laboratory and applied research, monitor biotechnological processes according to specialization;

  • develop and promote new biological technologies;

  • plan and conduct biomonitoring and assessment of the state of the environment.


Programme Description

06.04.01 . Biology. Ecology.

Duration of the Programme: 2 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Institute: Institute of Living Systems.

Courses & Study Load

ECTS value of the programme - 120 credits

Core courses: principles and technologies of ecosystems research, global ecology, ecosystem design technology, ecology of natural communities, processes and technologies of environmental monitoring at enterprises, state environmental supervision, urban ecology, laboratory methods and technologies of environmental monitoring, environmental education, modern technology, principles of state environmental policy.

Professional Training / Internships

This master's programme includes a number of practical trainings:

  • research work,

  • teaching training.

Research training is held either on the premises of the Institute (laboratories), or in other organizations (medical and health care institutions of the city, research institutions, biological and ecological stations, national parks, education institutions, hunting societies). Teacher training takes place in the schools of the city of Kaliningrad and the region. All internships outside the university are covered with single or long-term government contracts.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program can apply for executive and managerial positions in various sectors, systems of municipal, regional and federal environmental supervision, the system of national parks, as well as the system of higher and secondary education.

Admission & Tuition
To enter a Master's programme  applicants are  required to take the following exams:

  • Written exam  (or a test)  in the chosen field of study (100 points maximum)

  • Foreign language (a pass or fail  test)

We also accept international certificates of proficiency in English

Cambridge exam: PET, FCE, CAE, CPE; IELTS; TOEFL or

German: Goethe-Zertifikat A2, Goethe-Zertifikat Fit in Deutsch, Goethe-Zertifikat B1 / B2 , -Goethe-Zertifikat C1, Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS, test DaF, DSD B2 / C1, - telc A2 / B1 / C1 / C2, -ÖSD, -DSH.



Tel. 7 4012 595595 (5005)


Language of instruction: Russian / English

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33