Faculty of Geography – University of Bucharest

The Faculty of Geography is one of the oldest faculties of the University of Bucharest. The symbolic date of its establishment is considered to be the 3rd of November 1900, when the first Geography lecture was held (The Object and the Definition of Geography) by Professor Simion Mehedinţi, the founder of Romanian modern Geography and founder of the Geography Department, created in 1899 within the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy. Today, the faculty has four departments ( Geomorphology – Pedology – Geomatics, Humanistic and Economic Geography, Meteorology – Hydrology and Regional Geography and the Environment), holds academic studies for Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and Ph.D. degrees and have over 2000 students yearly.