Department of Geography and Environment
Front view of Kazi Motaher Hossain Bhaban (Annex Building). Department of Geography is located at the first floor of this building.
Field Work at Sundarban
Students are collecting soil sample using boring method
National Environment Olympiad 2015
Grand Reunion of DU Geographers @TSC
Grand Reunion of DU Geographers

Department of Geography and Environment

Department of Geography and Environment was established in 1947 as Department of Geography and renamed as the Department of Geography and Environment in 1996. The department occupies the first floor of the Science Annex Building, also known as Kazi Motahar Hossain Bhaban. Department is run by 30 faculty members and hosts about 500 students. The prime objective of this Department is to make students aware of the relationship between Human and the Physical Environment. The Department offers courses on Physical Geography; Human Geography; Regional Geography; Environment and Geo-spatial Techniques. Department offers Four Years B.S. (Hons) Undergraduate Program and one year M.S Graduate Program. MS level students are offered courses of three streams covering both thesis and non-thesis group. Graduate Program also offers Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). A two-years Master of Science in Disaster Management (MSDM) program, under the department was initiated in 2010. MSDM is an evening program. So far, more than 100 students have completed the degree. There is a seminar library with modern facilities and six well equipped laboratories in the department. These are: GIS & RS Laboratories; Laboratory for Environmental Analysis; Laboratory for Physical Geography; Cartography Laboratory and Urban Studio. The Department offers Professional Certificate Courses on GIS. Environment Club, funded and run by the Department, hosts the National Environmental Olympiad (NEO) every year to celebrate World Environment Day. Department offers awards to the students for their outstanding performance and to help the economically stressed but brilliant students.


Certificate Giving Ceremony of ArcGIS Training successfully Complete

Posted on 23 Jul 2017
Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka organized a Certificate Giving Ceremony for those has successfully completed their course

Exploring the Science and Arts of Map Making!

Posted on 05 Jun 2017
This past May on Monday the 8th, as part of the Course No. GELb-312: Map Reading and Interpretation, the students of the 3rd Year BS [(Hons.); Session

MSDM Admission (Written) Exam Held

Posted on 31 May 2017
Master of Science in Disaster Management (MSDM) admission exam held on 26 May 2017. 150 candidate out of 166 were site on written exam. Results will b
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National Environment Olympiad 2017

Posted on 08 Oct 2017
Environment Club: Geography And Environment, University Of Dhaka is go

Dean’s Award 2012, 2013 and 2014

Posted on 11 May 2016
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences is going to organize ̶
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