VolRC RAS conducts educational activities in accordance with Federal Law 273-FZ of December 29, 2012 “On education in the Russian Federation” and VolRC RAS Charter. The Institute has a license (No. 2466 series AAA No. 002582 dated February 15, 2012) for providing educational services in the following areas:
1. Professional education.
2. Additional professional education.
VolRC RAS considers conducting of sophisticated, scientifically proven personnel policy as the basis for a scientific institution’s functioning. Personnel policy of VolRC RAS aims at providing best balance between the processes of renewal and preservation of staff number and quality in accordance with the organization’s needs, legislation’s demands, and labor market.
Core targets of personnel policy in VolRC RAS, its principles, methods, rules, and norms in the sphere of HR management are formulated in the Regulations “On personnel policy” approved in 2015.
The Research Educational Centre, founded in 2003, undertakes mission to train its own highly-qualified personnel. In order to achieve this goal, REC developed and mastered the entire system of work with young hopefuls, beginning with junior pupils of secondary schools and ending with postgraduate students of VolRC RAS.
In addition, the Research Educational Centre is responsible for advanced training of research associates in the Institute through the organization of extension courses, domestic and foreign internships, and various training activities.
Master courses at VolRC RAS start September 01, 2017. Students will be trained in Specialty 38.04.01 Economics, Focus (profile) of the program: Regional Economics and Development of Territories. VolRC RAS Master courses pursue the following goals:
Graduate school at VolRC RAS was established in 1996. The goal of VolRC RAS graduate school is to train highly qualified scientific personnel able to conduct research independently and creatively within their chosen specialty. The training is intramural (three years) and extramural (four years) on a state-funded and contractual basis. VolRC RAS graduate school trains scientific and pedagogical personnel within Specialty 38.06.01 “Economy”. Areas (profile) of training are as follows:
Scientific advisors of graduate students are leading experts from VolRC RAS and higher educational institutions of Vologda, Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
The area of dissertation research of graduate students is closely connected with the research conducted at the Institute. In 1997–2015, there were 57 successful defenses of the dissertations of graduate students, applicants and doctoral candidates at VolRC RAS.
VolRC RAS graduate school carries out the training of scientific and pedagogical staff under the certificate of state accreditation (No. 1496 series 90А01 No. 0001587 dated October 22, 2015).
Additional professional education is a subtype of additional education, which is included in the system of education in Russia and provides for the implementation of the right to education throughout life (lifelong learning). VolRC RAS admits students in the following programs:
Scientific seminars-discussions, conducted by postgraduate students and research associates within the frame of scientific schools, play an important role in the improvement of the theoretical and methodological level of dissertations.
The main indicator of the efficiency of postgraduate studies is the number of defended theses. From 2000 to 2015 57 postgraduate students and VolRC RAS specialists defended their theses, including 53 Ph.D. and 4 doctoral theses.//= Html::a('Assessment of labor conditions', ['education-personnel/working-conditions'])?> //= Html::a('Vacancies for scientific workers', ['education-personnel/substitution-posts'])?>