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Vitaly Kotov

  • Dean:Faculty of Chemistry
  • Professor:Joint Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Material Science with the RAS Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Vitaly Kotov has been at HSE University since 2018.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2005
  • 2002

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1998
    Associate Professor
  • 1986

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1982

    Degree in Chemistry
    Zhdanov Leningrad State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)


Employment history

1996-2002, 2015-2020  N.S. Kurnakov Institute of general and inorganic chemistry RAS: 

                                       Researcher, Leading researcher, Principal researcher

2002-2015                      Moscow city university:

                                       Professor, Head of the department, Dean, Director of the institute                   

1996-2018                      D.I. Mendeleev University of chemical technology of Russia:

                                       Associate professor, Professor

1991-1996                      M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University:


Timetable for today

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Student Research Paper Competition 2020 Accepting Submissions

Any student or 2020 graduate of a Russian or international university is eligible to take part in the Student Research Paper Competition. Papers can be submitted from September 1 to October 15. The competition has been held at HSE University since 2003.

HSE and RAS Institutes to Produce Future Generations of Scientists

On February 12 at the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, HSE and five institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) signed agreements to collaborate in the field of scientific education. The institutions have pledged to contribute to the development of new faculties of chemistry as well as biology and biotechnology at HSE.

‘HSE Is in a Class by Itself.’ Annual HSE International Advisory Committee Meeting Commences

New faculties, personnel development, internationalisation, and much more – these are all things on the agenda of the annual International Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting currently taking place in Moscow.

HSE Opens Two New Faculties

In 2019, HSE will begin enrolling students in undergraduate programmes at two new faculties: the Faculty of Chemistry, and the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. These faculties will work in partnership with leading RAS institutions where students will be carrying out research.