About the Department:
Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science / University of Basrah was established during academic year 2012-2013. The main objective of the establishment is to prepare young researchers to have sufficient scientific background in dealing with natural resources , environmental problems and solving environmental problems related to these habitats (wetlands, air , surface &groundwater pollution problems...etc) and also the problem of removing liquid and solid waste disposal.

The Department of Ecology plans to be one of the Arab nation and global scale in the lines of theoretical and applied environmental science , community service and the labor market. The department actively seeks to apply international quality standards and guide quality and academic accreditation issued by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Department Message:
Ecology Department seeks to provide the best services to the community in the field of the environmental Science through the graduation of the best specialized cadres in the science of the environment. Training , development courses ,making of plans and programs to create requirements to be departments outputs of students at a high scientific and technical levels, as well as seminars, workshops and periodic conferences. The department aspires to opportunities and cooperation with scientific research institutions both inside and outside Iraq.

1. Qualify specialists and graduates student who are familiar with fundamentals and applications of environmental field , capable of understanding and dealing with the evolving modern technologies.
2. Create environmental awareness in order to develop , improve the living and the enjoyment of a better life.
3. Doing field surveys and solving environmental problems facing the development of public and private sector.
4. Preparation of qualified staff in the future to engage in postgraduate education and scientific research.

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