1974-1979 Kuban State University, geographical faculty (specialty – geology and geomorphology)
1881-1985 Institute of physics of the Earth AS of USSR (. Moscow), aspiranture on specialty 04.00.04 "Geotectonics"
1986 - Protection candidate (Ph.D.) thesis "Newest tectonics of western part of Caucasus and its connection with geophysical fields"
1974-1979 Faculty of Society Professions on a specialty "the reviewer-translator (English language) on geography" at Kuban State University (Krasnodar)
1987-1988 University of the marcsism-leninism of Krasnodar regional committee of CPSU (department of economic chiefs)
2008 Training courses of Russian state University of oil and gas named by I.M.GUBKIN