The Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation
is a specialized structural link in the Faculty of Biology at the University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski". Its main task is to organize and carry out educational, scientific and applicable activities in the field of ecology and environmental conservation.
The department organizes and carries out teaching courses for obtaining the educational-qualification degree "bachelor of science" of "Ecology and Environmental Conservation", as well as plays important part in the education of the students from the following specialties - "Ecology of the Biotechnological Production", "Biology", "Medical Biology", "Biology and Chemistry" and "Biology and English". Currently in the department there are two "master of science" programs - "Ecology and ecosystems conservation" and "Ecology, management and control of the environment", as well as PhD program in "Ecology and ecosystems conservation".