Structure of the University
- 8 faculties,
- Syktyvkar Forest Institute, a branch of FTU,
- Forest Business School (Faculty of Professional Development),
- Lisino Experimental Forest Station and Okhta Experimental Forest Station, divisions where students have practical training and carry-out research work,
- unique museums: Soil and Geology Museum, Museum of Forest Entomology, Museum of Zoology and Hunting,
- Botanical garden, greenhouse and plant nursery,
- Fundamental Library,
- the FTU Student club,
- sports camps.
The campus of the university is located in one of the oldest parks of Saint Petersburg, which is an object of historical and cultural heritage.
International activities. The FTU participates in the EU international program on cooperation in sphere of education TEMPUS–TACIS (training abroad in the frames of exchange program), in the Russian–Finnish exchange student program FIRST. To promote cooperation with international research organizations such as IUFRO, EFI and others, the International Centre of Forestry and Forest Industry (ICFFI) was organized in the University. The first Master’s degree program in the field of forestry (FORPEC) was also undertaken here. Students studying on this program have possibility to obtain a double diploma. The FTU also participates in several international Master’s degree programs, such as Euroforester, Sufonama, MScEF and CBUFEE.
Vocational education. At the College of Forest Industry Automatization (Faculty of Technician Education of the FTU) students can get vocational education and then continue their studies in the University to obtain higher professional education.
Higher professional education. The FTU offer more than 40 programs in the fields of management, reforestation and conservation of forest recourses, logging, transportation and deep processing of wood. Research training is offered at the MSc and PhD levels.
Continued professional education. At the Forest Business School (a commercial structure of the FTU) students can obtain additional vocational education (more than 60 fields of study) to get second higher education degree with a state certificate.