The Faculty of Biology of Sofia University is established as an independent structure since the summer of 1963, teaching in two main specialties – Biology and Biochemistry and Microbiology. Nowadays students are trained in eight bachelor’s degree programmes – Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnologies, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Biology and Chemistry, Geography and Biology, Bio-management and Sustainable Development and Biology and English language. Students are educated in 29 programmes in the master’s degree. The Department of General and Applied Hydrobiology was established as an independent unit of the Faculty of Biology in 1950. The Department provides education for students in the bachelor’s and master’s degrees and develops research activities in three main areas: (1) Hydrobiology; (2) Ichthyology and Aquaculture; (3) Biological Water Treatment and Environmental Biotechnology. These activities are realized in collaboration with local and international research institutes.
General and Applied Hydrobiology Department, Faculty of Biology of Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’