2013-2017: Saint-Petersburg Mining University, Faculty of Geological Prospecting, Department of Prospecting for Geology and Mineral Deposits. Qualification: Ph.D. (Candidate) of Geological and mineralogical sciences. Ph.D. dissertation: Prospecting features and background of the gold mineralization in the north-east part of the Hautavaara structure (South Karelia). Specialty 25.00.11 “Geology, prospecting and exploration of solid minerals, minerageny”. Academic advisor is Prof. Dr. Alexander Evdokimov.
2010-2012: Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculty of Geology, Department of Mineral Deposits Prospecting. Qualification: Master of Geology. Master dissertation: Geology and ore mineralization of the Sumerianyoki ore occurrence (Impilachti dome, Nothern Ladoga). Academic advisor is Ph.D. of geological and mineralogical sciences Irina Kotova.
2006-2010: Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculty of Geology, Department of Mineral Deposits Prospecting. Qualification: Bachelor of Geology. Graduation project: Study of composition and structure of a sulfide-skarn-like zone of Sumerianjoky area to identify its mineragenic specialization. Academic advisor is Ph.D. of geological and mineralogical sciences Irina Kotova.