Hydrogeology (specialist)

Hydrogeology (specialist)

Code: 7.04010302

Area of knowledge: Natural Sciences



Hydrogeology – the science that studies groundwater, their origin and formation, the distribution terms, the laws of motion, properties and composition, as well as the possibility of their practical use in national economy.

Water is an essential and very significant participant in physical-geographical, geochemical and geological processes, so hydrogeology is inseparably connected with all the Sciences of the geological cycle, and climatology, hydrology, Oceanology, glaziologie, physical geography, etc., i.e. all the Sciences that study the water in all the spheres of the Earth. Nowadays, domestic Geology took shape in a complex science involving several independent special sections.

Department: Department of hydrogeology hydrogeology.univer.kharkov.uaProspects:


The specialists of hydrogeology can be employed:in geological organizations dealing with drinking water supply and exploration of mineral, thermal and industrial waters;

  • in geological and industrial organizations involved in the development and production of minerals;
  • in the oil and gas companies;
  • in research institutes and organizations dealing with environmental issues and environmental protection;
  • in project organizations that are engaged in engineering survey for the construction of residential, automotive and industrial facilities and the like.

Contact person: Dean of the faculty,

Professor Peresadko Vilina

Phone: +380 (57) 707-55-74Address: Main building,room 3-65

Level: specialist

Form of study: full-time, part-time

Qualification: expert of hydrogeology

Training time: 1 year

Prerequisite: basic higher education

Tests: hydrogeology

Depatment of geology, geography, recreation and tourism