In 2015 doctoral student, associate professor K.Y. Sehida awarded the Prize named after V.N. Karazin of the third degree for outstanding achievements in work; professor K.A. Niemets received the honorary title of Honored Professor of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
In 2016 doctoral student, associate professor K.Y. Sehida received a scholarship from the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for young scientists. The manuscript by S.V. Kostrikov, K.Y. Sehida "Theoretical and Applied Geoinformatics" won and received funding for publication in the sixteenth Competitive Exhibition of textbooks.
Based on 2015 results, the group GC-22 (curator Telebeneva E.Y.) took the first place in the competition for the best student group of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
Under the guidance of prof. K.A. Niemets the 5-year student Suptelo O. took the 1st place place won in the Ukrainian contest of student research papers on natural, technical and humanities, direction "geographical science", which was conducted according to the order of MES of Ukraine in Geography. Under the guidance of Associate professor P.A. Virchenko the 5-year student M. Logvinova took the second place in the Ukrainian Student Olympiad in Geography. Under the guidance of Associate professor K.Y. Sehida the 4th year student N. Tkachenko became a winner of the Regional Contest of student research papers in natural sciences (the third place).
PhD student of the Department A. Mazurova won the competition for participation the training program for youth «Youth discover inclusion», which held on 17-23 September 2015 in Nitra (Slovakia). Doctoral student, associate professor Sehida K.Y. and PhD student A.V. Mazurova took part in the 6th International Conference of geographers from post-communist countries: 25 years of urban changes, which held on 21-25 September 2015 in Prague (Czech Republic). PhD students A.V. Mazurova and A.G. Sokolenko took part in the International forum «Nantes Creative Generations Forum», which took place on 28-31 October 2015 in Nantes (France). PhD student O. Chuiev participated in the training program «My job - my passion», which took place in Poland. PhD students A.V. Mazurova and A.G. Sokolenko participated in the educational summer camp «Free open camp», which was held in Odessa region. Master students A. Vinogradova and I. Doroshenko took part in the summer internship in Germany by the program ZAV.
The second year student D. Venhryn participated in the training program «Study Tours to Poland» (Poland) and in the summer camp by the program «Work Camp» (Germany).
The second year student A. Marchenko and the third year student A. Kudinova took part in the program «Work and Travel» (USA).
PhD student K.A. Kravchenko and engineer A. Mikhno participated in the youth geographical event "Geo-forum" which was held in Odessa.