One of the forms of non-class work contributing to the scientific research of students at the department is their participation in the discussion club of students, PhD students and young scientists of the department, which has been functioning for over 10 years., the urgent problems associated with modern socio-geographical research, development of science itself, scientific researches of youth, etc. are discussed at the meetings of the discussion club, held in accordance with the approved plan. Involving students in this form of non-class work contributes to increasing their creative activity, multiplies the contribution of young researchers in the research activities of the department.
The Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies holds scientific and methodological seminars every month, in which students, PhD students, doctoral students, young lecturers and researchers report on the results of personal research. In the 2018-2019 academic year 2 scientific and 6 scientific and methodological seminars were held.
Participation in scientific and practical, scientific and theoretical, scientific and methodological conferences is one of the forms of students’ research work in a higher educational institutions. Every year an International Scientific and Practical Conference for Students, PhD students and Young Scientists" "Region: Human-Geographical Aspects" is held at the department. Under the lecturers’ supervision students of the department prepare abstracts and articles which are result of their research work; during the conference at the plenary and sectional meetings they make presentation and discuss the main results of their own research, as well as results of research by other participants in the conference.
During 2018-2019 a.y. the students of the department actively participated in educational and scientific events, in particular, in the University competition of student scientific papers on natural sciences – 2 persons (Venhryn D. - first place, Zaitsev E. - third place) and Kharkiv regional competition of student scientific papers on natural sciences – 2 persons (Venhryn D. – diploma of the second degree, supervisor – associate professor Segida K. Yu., Zaitsev E. – diploma of the third degree, supervisor – associate professor Kandyba Yu. I.).
During the 2nd semester 2018-2019 a.y. the 1st year master student Daria Venhryn studied at the University of Girona (Spain), 1st year master students Anastasiia Kuznetsova and Olha Popovych – at Tallinn University (Estonia) under the Erasmus + program.
Within the framework of the Study Tours to Poland program (Republic of Poland) a the 2nd year student Daria Ushkvarok was trained during the second semester of 2018-2019 a.y.