The Faculty of Biology and Soil Science

Address:   65a M. Kogalniceanu St., bl. 3, Chisinau, MD-2009

Tel.: +373 22 244324

Fax:

E-mail: biologie@usm.md

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PRESENTATION

The Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences was founded in 1946, at the same time as the Moldova State University. Its foundation is connected to the names of the famous scientists – academician N. Dimo and professors V. Andreev and I. Vul. For many years, the faculty has trained over 6000 of young specialists, including many foreigners. The Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences trains professionals in natural sciences, who will efficiently contribute to solving problems of utmost importance in this branch. The training process is fulfilled according to international standards. The internships have an important role in the educational process in all specializations; and, they take place in the most picturesque regions of the country and abroad. One of the priorities of the Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences is student involvement in research. In the framework of study programs the core and optional theoretical courses are given to allow students put research into practice at Research Centre “Life Sciences”.

A real treasure of the faculty is the Museum of Natural Sciences that consists of Geology, Soil Science, Botany and Zoology divisions with the impressive number of samples from all over the world. The graduates have the possibility to get employed in different fields of the national economy, e.g. in the subdivisions of the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment, research institutions of the ASM, production units in natural sciences, and as biology and geography teachers in secondary and higher educational institutions.

The mission of the Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences consists of training highly qualified specialists for pre-university and university education, research, science, culture, social-economic activities, as well as continuing education coordination of the graduates and specialists in the domain, development of the prestigious scientific-didactic school.

DEAN: Assoc. Prof., Dr. Mihai LEŞANU

VICE-DEAN: Assoc. Prof., Dr. Veaceslav PURCIC

Departments:

  • Biology and Ecology
  • Soil Sciences, Geography, Geology, Forestry and Design

List of study programs, level I Bachelor

  • Biology –  2017
  • Molecular biology – 2017
  • Ecology –  2017
  • Geography – 2017

List of study programs, II level Master

  • Environmental management –  2017
  • Ecological monitoring 2017
  • Applied biological sciences –  2017
  • Reproduction of forest genetic resources –  2017
  • Landscape design and green spaces –  2017