Human-geographical scientific school


A human-geographical scientific school was founded in 2004. Today four D.Sc., eleven PhD works at the department. In the doctoral school on the specialty 11.00.02 "Human Geography" one doctoral student studies, five full-time and part-time PhD students and four applicants study in the PhD school on the same specialty.

Scientists of the department publish monographs, articles in professional journals, abstracts conferences in Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, Belarus, report in scientific conferences in Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Donetsk, Dnipro, Chernivtsi, Beregove, Ternopil, Lutsk) and abroad.

The Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies has PhD and doctoral schools on the specialty 11.00.02 "Human Geography".

Under supervising D.Sc., prof. L. Niemets two lecturers of the department Husieva N. (Human-geographical features of the contemporary urban processes: theory and practice), Kandyba Y. (Spatial and  temporal features of the agro-industrial complex of Kharkiv region) work at their doctoral theses, Logvinova M.O. (Human-geographical features of the development of agriculture in Kharkiv region), Suptelo O.S. (Global Cities: Human-geographical aspects of Formation and Development)  study in PhD schoo.l

Under supervising D.Sc., prof. K.A. Niemets applicand of the department Kornus O.G. (Human-geographical monitoring of the population's health (theory and practice) works at her doctoral thesis, 2 PhD students study in PhD school (K.A. Kravchenko (Human-geographical and spatial features of formation and development resettlement system of Kharkiv region), A.V. Mazurova (Human-geographical features of the functioning an urban social and geographical system  (case study of Kharkiv region).

Under supervising D.Sc., prof. S.V. Kostrikov PhD student O.S. Chuiev (Spatial analysis of metropolis human infrastructure through GIS tools (illustrated by the city of Kharkov) works at his PhD thesis.

Under supervising D.Sc., prof. K.V. Mezentsev  PhD student D.A. Shinkarenko (Communication infrastructure of a regional socio-geographical system (illustrated by Kharkiv region) works at her PhD thesis.

In 2009, Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University opened the Specialized Scientific Council K.64.051.23 for defense PhD theses on the specialty 11.00.02 - "Human Geography"

     Theses defenses. Within scientific research the researchers of the department defended their PhD and doctoral theses under supervising professors of the department during 2007-2016 on the following topics:

  1. Barkova G.A. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Organization of the Medical System of Kharkiv Region and Ways of Its Improvement", 2007, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  2. Vysochin M.U. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Migration in a Regional Socio-Geographical System (Illustrated by Kharkiv region)", 2007, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  3. Zavoloka Y.Y. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Aspects of the Use Employment Potential in Kharkiv Region", 2008, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  4. Kandyba Y.I. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.13 – “Geography history”, on the topic: "Development Human- geographical Thought in Kharkiv Region", 2008, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  5. Kornus O.G. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Organization of the Service Sector in Sumy Region and ways of improvement ", 2009, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  6. Virchenko P.A.  – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Spatial Organization of the Region’s Education System (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2010, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  7. Kliuchko L.V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Socio-border sotsioheosystem geographic features (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2010, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  8. Kuleshova G.O. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Border Socio-Geographical Systems (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2010, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K. A. Niemets;
  9. Skryl I.A. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Tourism and Recreation Activities in a Regional Socio-Geographical System (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2011, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.V. Mezentsev;
  10. Karpets K.M. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.11 – “Constructive Geography and Rational Use of Natural Resources”, on the topic: "Pollution and self-cleaning of Kharkiv’s rivers", 2011, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor S.V. Kostrikov;
  11. Sehida K.Y. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Demographic Development of a Regional Socio-Geographical System (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2011, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  12. Moshtakova N.V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Organization of the Cultural Sphere of a Regional Socio-Geographical System (Illustrated by Luhansk Region)", 2011, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  13. Nosyryev O.O. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Trade and Economic Activities of Ukraine in Terms of European Integration ", 2012, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  14. Dudkina A.O. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Investment Activity in Lugansk region", 2012, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K. A. Niemets;
  15. Shiyan D.V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Features of Population Morbidity in Krivoy Rog as a Center of the Old Industrial Region", 2012, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  16. Samoilov O.M. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Social Security of a Regional Socio-Geographical System (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2012, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K. A. Niemets;
  17. Berezhnоy V.A.– for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.11 – “Constructive Geography and Rational Use of Natural Resources”, on the topic: "Models of Boundary Geosituations in Fluvial Morphogenesis (Illustrated by Watershed Tributaries of the Seversky Donets River)", 2013, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor S.V. Kostrikov;
  18. Otechko S.A. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Organization of Road Transport as Part of the Transport System in the Region (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region)", 2013, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  19. Serokurova N.A. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Optimization the Tourist and Recreational Potential of Kharkiv Region in the Context of European Integration ", 2013, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.V. Mezentsev;
  20. Dobrovolska N V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Aspects of Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture (Illustrated by Kharkiv region)", 2014, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor S.V. Kostrikov;
  21. Pankrat'eva Victoria – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Features of Education System in Luhansk Region (Human- Geographical Aspects)", 2014, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  22. Grushka V.V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical features of formation geoecological situation in an old industrial region (Illustrated by Dnipropetrovsk region)," 2014, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  23. Vasylevska Y. V. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Tourist and Recreational Resources in Kherson Region: human-geographical aspect ", 2014, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L. M. Niemets;
  24. Shukanov P.V. – for the degree of Doctor of Geographical Sciences, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical Features of Formation Global Cultural Space", 2014, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  25. Pohrebskyy T.G. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Features of the Health Care System in Volyn Region", 2015, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  26. Telebeneva E.Y. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographic Researches of Socio-economic Development of a Region (Illustrated by Kharkiv Region ", 2015, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L.M. Niemets;
  27. Barylo I.M. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Geodemographic development of Poltava region", 2016, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L.M. Niemets;
  28. Kobylin P.O. – for the degree of PhD in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Territorial Features of the Population Trading System in Kharkiv Region", 2015, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor K.A. Niemets;
  29. Sehida K.Y. – for the degree of D.Sc. in Geography, specialty 11.00.02 – “Human Geography”, on the topic: "Human-geographical concept of a geodemographic system of a region", 2016, supervisor – D.Sc. in Geography, Professor L.M. Niemets;