• Department of Geography and Environment

Message From The Chairman

Professor Dr. Md. Shahedur RashidWelcome to the website of the Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. As one of the oldest and largest departments at Jahangirnagar University, we take pride in offering exceptional teaching, impactful research, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, and outstanding employment prospects. Our unwavering commitment to academic excellence has been the cornerstone of the success stories of our graduates, both on the local and global stage.

The Faculty of Social Science of Jahangirnagar University has secured a commendable ranking of 501-600 in the World University Rankings 2024 by Times Higher Education. This recognition reflects our department's commitment to excellence in education and research on the global stage.

The Department of Geography and Environment offers a comprehensive range of academic programs, including Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Our department covers a broad spectrum of teaching and research, ranging from intricacies of geography, critical environmental issues to advanced spatial analysis. Utilizing advanced technologies like GIS and Remote Sensing, our academic programs are designed to offer a comprehensive learning experience.

Our department intends to provide a holistic education that combines theory and practice, with a focus on understanding Earth's landscapes, promoting sustainability, and using geospatial knowledge to tackle global environmental challenges. Our commitment aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), addressing global challenges. Graduates from our department make meaningful contributions, both locally and globally, in harmony with the broader SDG initiatives.

Our outstanding faculty members have completed post graduate studies from world renowned institutions from countries like UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, Germany, Netherlands. With their impressive qualifications, they bring a wealth of knowledge to our department, making the learning experience both enriching and exciting!

As the Chairman of the department, I’m delighted to welcome you to explore our department's legacy of academic excellence, impactful research, and commitment to addressing real-world challenges. We strongly believe that our website offers a comprehensive array of information and resources to assist you in making informed decisions. Thank you for your interest in the Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University.


Professor Dr. Md. Shahedur Rashid, Chairman