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Geotechnics and Transport Communication

                                                         History of the Department

The Department was created by merging the two departments: "Engineering geodesy" and "Foundation engineering " in 1988 (Order No. 143 dated July 1, 1988).
The Department of Engineering Geology was established in 1968 as an independent sub-department of the Brest Civil Engineering Institute (Order No. 206 of 15.05.1968). Within that period the department was headed by 4 people: the senior teacher Starikevich Georgiy Vladimirovich (1968-1971); Associate Professor Elizarov Vladimir Mikhailovich (1971-1976); Ph. D. of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Zhukov Nikolai Gavrilovich (1976-1982); Ph. D. of Technical sciences, Associate professor Zelensky Alexey Mikhailovich (1982-1988)

The Department "Foundation engineering", as an independent sub-department,was established in 1969 (Order No. 269 of 04/04/1969). Within that period the department was headed by 5 people: Ph.D. of Technical sciences, Associate professor Makaruk Petr Nikolaevich (1969-1975); Ph.D. of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Andrey Petr Andreyevich (1975-1978); Ph.D. of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Fedorov Vladislav Germanovich (1978-1984); Ph.D. of Technical Sciences, Associate professor Goncharova Zinaida Ivanovna (1984-1986); Ph.D. of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Poita Petr Stepanovich (1986-1988).

From 1988 to 2009, the Department of "Foundation engineering, Engineering Geology and Geodesy" was headed by Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Poita Petr Stepanovich. In 2010 the Department was renamed into the Department of Geotechnics and Transport Communications (Order No. 149 of July 12, 2010).

At the department 21 members of teaching staff work: 18 regular employees (3 professors, 2 Doctors of Engineering Science, 5 Ph.D. in Engineering Science and 3 part-time employees (chief of Brest-KAD, “AerodorProekt” Moscow, RUP “Brestavtodor”)

Since 2009 the chair has been headed by the professor, Ph.D. Shvedovsky Petr Vladimirovich (tel. +37529 39 33 444, E-mail:

Research work

Heads of research works are - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Prof. Poita P.S. and Ph.D., prof. Shvedovsky P.V.
The department maintains close contacts with the universities of the republic - BIIHT (Gomel), BNTU (Minsk), BGSHA (Gorki), PGU (Novopolotsk), GSU (Grodno) and foreign universities - Czestochowska and Belostok Polytechnics (Poland), vocational school (Penza, Russia), higher construction school (Biberach, Germany), etc.

In recent years, almost all laboratories at the department have been modernized and equipped with computers and test systems.
Since 2008 the branch of the department has been actively functioning on the basis of the KUPP "Brestdorproekt".

The branches of the department

In 2008 a branch of the department was opened on the basis of the KUPP "Brestdorproekt", consisting of five part-time employees.

The department includes 18 members of teaching staff: 5 professors, 5 associate professors, 4 senior lecturers and 4 junior members of teaching staff.

Research work

Contact information

The address of the department: 267, Moskovskaya Str., Brest, 224017, the main building, room. 123.


Open University Day

On November 4, 2018 the Open University Day with the motto “Make your choice and apply for BrSTU!” took a place at Brest State Technical University.

Results of the International Scientific Conference

On October 22 – 23 Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im. Papieża Jana Pawła II w Białej Podlaskiej (Poland) hosted the International Scientific Conference "Reading and Writing Skills in the Educational Environment: Theory and Practice", which was held jointly with Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie under the patronage of prof. Jozef Berger, Rector of Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im. Papieża Jana Pawła II w Białej Podlaskiej.

2nd International Conference on Current Research Problems of Materials, Structures, Technologies and Organization of Civil Engineering in Cross-Border Approach will be held in BrSTU

Important Dates:
• Registration and Abstract Submission: June 1, 2018
• Notification of Abstract Acceptance and Full Paper Requirements: July 1, 2018
• Full Paper Submission: August 1, 2018
• Notification of Full Paper Acceptance: August 10, 2018
• Opening of a Conference: October 18, 2018

The English for Specific Purposes Training took place in BrSTU on May, 12th-13th, 2016.

The Training was held under the Erasmus+ Project “Library Network Support Services (LNSS): modernising libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming library services”.

DAAD invites applications for a summer school in Essen

The summer school, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)  will start with visits to European Institutions in  Strasburg, followed by llectures and presentations in Essen and last from 22.08. - 31.08.2016.

Application deadline: 05.02.2016.

Working language is English.

Travel costs and costs foe stay are covered by DAAD

See more information in the FLYER.

Welcome to English Club

We are pleased to invite all those who are not indifferent to English and who want to upgrade their English skills to join “English Speaking Club” at our university.