Faculty of Social Studies


The dean of the faculty is Vladimir P. Shalaev  

3 Chairs:

  • Chair of Social Studies,
  • Chair of History and Psychology,
  • Chair of Service and Tourism



Bachelor programs:

39.03.02 Social Work

43.03.01 Service

43.03.02 Tourism

Master programs:

39.04.02 Social Work

43.04.02 Tourism

43.04.03 Hotel management

The faculty of social studies is involved into international educational process. It has a stable system of international connections with different educational institutions specialized in such fields as service, tourism, social work and advertising.



International partners of the faculty:

  • The faculty of social studies at Mittweida University, Germany
  • The department of Hospitality and Tourism at Concord University, West Virginia, USA
  • Sofia University, Bulgaria
  • Center for International Understanding at Bluefield State College, West Virginia, USA
  • Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Kilit Global Turizm Company
  • Baranovichi State University, Belarus
  • Belarusian State Technological University, Belarus
  • Canakkale (18th March) University, Turkey



Every year the faculty guests professors from USA, Germany and Turkey as they come to lecture for students. The students participate in international internship programs in USA, Germany, Turkey, Slovakia and Belarus for free. There are some unusual opportunities for students, such as Turkey internships: it is 4 month summer program while students have a paid job in Turkey and can get a real experience in tourism industry. There are built in educational programs with Mittweida University in Germany and Concord University in USA – the best students can study for a semester abroad.



The faculty staff consists of highly qualifies people who speak foreign languages and have completed internships in such countries as Germany, USA, Bulgaria, Turkey, Great Britain, Slovakia, and Belarus.



·      Russian Partners of the faculty:

  • Nizhny Novgorod State University
  • Kazan National Research Technological University
  • Kazan Federal University
  • Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculties of Sociology and Philosophy
  • Moscow State University, Faculty of Sociology
  • Herzen University in Saint-Petersburg, Faculty of Philosophy
  • Institute of Philosophy Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • Institute of Sociology Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
  • Russian State University of Tourism and Services Studies, Moscow
  • Russian State Social University, Moscow
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations



Contact Information:

Address: 3 Lenin Sq., office 430a, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

Phone number: (8362) 68-60-35

E-Mail: fst@volgatech.net.

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