Faculty of Earth Sciences and Environmental Management

The Faculty of Earth Sciences and Environmental Management is one of the largest research and teaching centers in Poland dealing with earth sciences. It is organized into two institutes and offers a wide range of courses and research programs in many fields related to geology and geography. Over 110 young and highly qualified academic staff prepares more than 1,100 students for work in the sectors of natural resources processing, protection and utilization of groundwater, protection of rock environment, and mineral waste management.

Areas of study: 
  • Geology
  • Geography
  • Environmental study

Areas of expertise include:

  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Tectonics
  • Regional geology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Hydrogeology
  • Engineering geology
  • Environmental geology
  • Physical geography
  • Human geography
  • Environmental protection and development

computer labs, a laboratory for modeling of hydrogeological processes, analytical equipment, an earth laboratory, cartographic collections, meteorological observatories, a polar station