Ekologiya və torpaqşünaslıq fakültəsi
About Department

The Faculty of Ecology and Soil Science was established in 2011 by the decision of the Academic Council of BSU on November 20, 2010 by order of the Rector No. P-03 dated January 16, 2011. Dean of the faculty is prof.N.T.Shamilov.
The structure of the faculty includes the dean’s office and the folloüing departments:

Ecological chemistry
Geographic ecology
Soil sciences
Land management and cadastre

The scientific directions of the department are as follows:
♦ Ecological chemistry - Monitoring and identifying ways to prevent environmental pollution by toxic compounds
♦ Geographic Ecology - Assessment and Protection of the Natural Ecological State of Azerbaijan
♦ Bioecology - the study of biodiversity of Azerbaijan and its conservation
♦ Soil Science - The study, genesis, environmental assessment, restoration of fertility, protection and rational use of soil biodiversity.
♦ Land management and cadastre - Organization of land management, land and city cadastral works on the effective use and protection of land in Azerbaijan.
The structure of the faculty also includes 1 research laboratory:

Ecological chemistry and environmental protection

Up to 798 students and masters study at the faculty. Their training is engaged in the teaching staff of 42 people, including 1 academician; 8 Doctors of Science and Professors; 34 candidates of sciences, associate professors, senior teachers and lecturers. Training at the faculty is conducted in full-time and part-time in Azerbaijan, Russian and English.
At the bachelor’s level, personnel are trained in the following specialties:
Soil science and agrochemistry
Land management, urban and land cadastre
At the master’s level, personnel are trained in the following specialties:
Environmental chemistry
Ecological chemistry
Ecological chemical monitoring
Biodiversity and nature conservation
Environmental Protection and Restoration Techniques
Ecological monitoring and soil protection
Land Management and Soil Inspection
Land cadastre


“Green Marathon”

The “Green Marathon”, initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and founder of IDEA Public Union Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, was launched on November 5, 201

Current condition in the rivers of the Republic and in the transboundary rivers

According to the National Department of Hydrometeorology of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, currently, water richness holds 40-100% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region rivers of Major Caucasus, 30-80% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 65-95% in Lankaran-Astara region rivers

Project of Rehabilitation of Absheron Lakes

To provide sustainability  in the rehabilitation of Absheron lakes, according to the Decree ‘On Measures to improve the environmental situation of Zigh lake’ of the President of the Republic Ilham Aliyev dated 15 October, 2014, realization of works for rehabilitation of the aforementioned lake has started.

Forests of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The area of the world's forest cover is 4 milliard ha. Of this 809 million ha falls in the share of Russian Federation, 478 million square km belongs to Brazil, 310 million ha pertains to Canada and 303 million ha is in USA

Environmental history of the development

Live the life of the organisms that depend on external environment, the nature of thedissemination of information about animals and plants are still found in BC in past times.