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With the establishment of Bülent Ecevit University in January 1993, the Department of Environmental Engineering was founded. The department, which is at the Faculty of Engineering, provides education and research with 3 professor, 2 associate professors, 6 assistant professor, 7 research assistants. The department offers the degree in Master of Science (M.Sc.) from the fall semester of 2001-2002 and the degree in Bachelor Science (B.Sc.) from the spring semester of 2006-2007. Degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Bachelor Science (B.Sc.) secondary education have been offered since 2011-2011 fall semester.

Language of instruction is Turkish for Environmental Engineering department, however, %30 percent of courses are taught in English in daytime program. Daytime program of Environmental Engineering requires successful completion of one year of English Language Preparatory program or successfully completing exemption exams. 

The mission of the Department of Environmental Engineering is to serve to the society in solving environmental problems by providing a high quality education in order to have graduate professional engineers who have up-to-date knowledge and skills; who can perform researches at national and international levels; who are capable of evaluating and solving complex problems as required by the industry and the public; who as well as being able to follow, utilize and disseminate developments in related areas of science and technology.

The vision of the Department of Environmental Engineering is to be recognized as a prominent department in environmental engineering at national and international arena as a result of high quality education, well-equipped engineers and performing successful scientific and applied research projects.

Environmental Engineering tries to keep balance between human, environment and technology, and also tries to maintain sustainable development in a rapidly polluting Earth. Environmental engineers have responsibility in every steps among the life cycle of any substance. Pollution prevention of air, water and soil, and conformity of services with respect to legislations are the main study areas of environmental engineering. Environmental engineering serves for science and technology with environmental ethical principles.



Prof. Ayten GENÇ (Chairman)

Prof. Yılmaz YILDIRIM
Prof. Ahmet ALTIN

Assoc. Prof. Şeyda KORKUT

Assoc. Prof. Süreyya ALTIN
Assis. Prof. Kadir ÖZDEMİR

Assis. Prof. Sefa KOCABAŞ
Assis. Prof. Nizamettin ÖZDOĞAN

Assis. Prof. Özgür ZEYDAN (Vice Chairperson)
Assis. Prof. Gülçin DEMİREL BAYIK

Assis. Prof. Ersin AYTAÇ

Res. Assis. Elif ALAYDIN
Res. Assis. Eren KARAKAVUZ

Res. Assis. Bekir Fatih KAHRAMAN
Res. Assis. Ömer GÜNGÖR
Res. Assis. Candan KÖSE

Res. Assis. Ali Kemal TOPALOĞLU
Res. Assis. Sinan UZUNÇAR



Prof. Ayten GENÇ (Chairman)

Assis. Prof. Özgür ZEYDAN (Vice Chairperson)



The objective of graduate program is to educate specialists who can do research in any specific issues related to Environmental Engineering and related disciplines, plan a study, evaluate and present a report of implement results and work in scientific research and development organization.

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Address: Bülent Ecevit University Faculty of Engineering Department of Environmental Engineering 67100 - ZONGULDAK - TURKEY

Telephone: +90 372 291 2628

Fax: +90 372 257 4023




We participate in both ERASMUS+ (EU) and MEVLANA (a higher education exchange program by Turkish Council of Higher Education) exchange programs.

A list of courses offered in connection with ERASMUS+ student exchange can be accessed at:

For more information on ERASMUS+ participation visit the web page of our ERASMUS+ Coordination Office at:

For more information about MEVLANA exchange program participation please visit the web page of our MEVLANA Coordination Office at:



We welcome all international students at Bülent Ecevit University. You too can be a part of BEUN while enrolled in a different university through the various student exchange programs. You can also become a full time student at department of the Environmental Engineering. Please contact our international students office for more information about conditions and the application process.