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.


Seminar on fieldwork in Teknaf and St. Martins Island, 2016 by 3rd Year Student (2015-16)

Posted on 22 Mar 2017
A Seminar was conducted by Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka on March 21, 2017 at 11:00 A. M. (local Time) where reflecting

Special Lecture on “Geography of the South Asian Sub-Continent: Towards A Critical Approach”

Posted on 09 Mar 2017
Sarfaraz Alam, Associate Professor, Banaras Hindu University has given a special Lecture on  “Geography of the South Asian Sub-Continent: Towards A Cr

Special Lecture on “Planning Process in City of Houston, USA”

Posted on 06 Feb 2017
Mr. Mohdudul Huq, Senior Planner, City of Houston, USA give a special Lecture on  “Planning Process in City of Houston, USA” in Prof. Dr. M. Aminul Is
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Dean’s Award 2012, 2013 and 2014

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

MPhil Examination 2014 will start from 23 February 2016

Posted on 08 Feb 2016
MPhil (2013-14) Practical Examination of 2014 will start from 23rd Feb
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