Chief Editor

Kuznetsov Nikolay Ivanovich

Scientific degree: Doctor of Economics

Academic status: Professor

Post: Rector, Head of the Department "Economy of the Agricultural Industry", Chairman of the Committee on Agrarian Issues of the Saratov Regional Duma, Chairman of the Board of the Association "Agroobrazovanie" in the Volga Federal District, Chairman of the Board of the Association "Agrarian Education and Science" of the Saratov Region, Chairman of the Saratov Regional Branch of the All-Russian Public Organization "Russian Agrarian Movement - RAM", Chairman of the Council of Rectors of Agrarian Higher Educational Institutions of the Volga Federal District, the deputy of the Saratov Regional Duma.


Higher education. In 1984graduated from the Saratov Order of the Red Banner of Labor Polytechnic Institute, Specialty “Industrial and Civil Law”

The starting date  of work in the education field: 1975. In 1998-2003 – Director of the Institute of Remote Education and Further Training, Saratov State University named after N.I. Vavilov.  From May 2003 - Rector of Saratov State University named after N.I. Vavilov

The topic of the Candidate's dissertation: "Formation of regional policy in the field of education and science: sociological approaches"

The topic of the Doctoral dissertation: "Theoretical justification of the priority development of the agro-industrial complex as a part of the Russian economy"

Total number of works: 143 printed works on the social problems of youth, the problems of the evolution of modern society, the transformation of its social structure, the future development of the youth social and demographic community, the specific behavior of young people in a market economy, the social problems of education, the improvement of economic efficiency of economic entities of the agro-industrial complex, development of the agro-industrial complex of the region and Russia.

In 1982 he was awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor for active participation in the organization and work of student construction teams; In 2006 - a gold medal of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation; In 2010 - a medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd class; In 2013 he was awarded the title of "Honored Worker of the Russian Agro-Industrial Complex"

Knowledge of languages: German

Hobbies: artistic and scientific literature, sports, fishing.