Faculty of Psychology

Address: 2 Chkalov St., Irkutsk

Contacts: tel. +7 (3952) 217-091, 243-245, 200-454

Website: www.psy.isu.ru

E-mail: dean@psy.isu.ru

A new faculty of Psychology at Irkutsk State University was opened in 1993 on the basis of the existing College of Physiology and Psychology. The faculty of Psychology and Social Work united such departments as the department of Physiology, the department of Psychology, the department of Sociology and Pedagogy where 28 professors, associate professors and lecturers worked. In 1994 the department of Applied and Experimental Psychology and of Pedagogical and Developmental Psychology appeared. At the same time the faculty trained specialists in social work and logopaedics. In 1998 the first group of specialists-psychologists graduated from University. Today, the Faculty of Psychology trains specialists, bachelor and master degree holders. Highly-qualified specialists from Moscow and St. Petersburg universities deliver lectures, conduct joint research, conferences together with professional psychologists from all over Siberia. One of the proofs of the faculty efficiency is the first in Siberia Master program, first centers for advanced training of psychologists from the Federal Security Service, Russian Railway and the others.


  • Social Psychology
  • Pedagogical and Developmental Psychology
  • Medical Psychology
  • General Psychology




Full-time study
Period of study – 4 years







  • Social psychological conditions for professional self-conscience development;
  • Development of professional self-conscience and motivation;
  • Professional thinking of future psychologists;
  • Psychological-pedagogical determinants of personal economic socialization;
  • Psychological-pedagogical aspects of professional development whilst obtaining higher education;
  • Problems of development and formation of personal identity in ontogenesis;
  • Psychological-pedagogical problems of developing student’s individual style within educational institution;
  • Professional self-identification of students-psychologists, its structure and optimization;
  • Psychology of motherhood;
  • Development of morality in pre-school period;
  • Personal emotionality as an important professional quality of psychologist;
  • Social psychological determination of science development;
  • Study of internal and external conditions of professional activity;
  • Social-psychological techniques for interpersonal conflicts settlement;
  • Diagnostics and correction of suicidal behavior and posttraumatic stress disorders;
  • Physiological-psychological basis for health and its role in correctional therapy.