The Department of Geography seeks to establish the principles of scientific knowledge of geography in its natural and human branches, keeping pace with the dynamic global scientific and technological progress, and with future visions to build our society and our scientific path.
Following successful scientific methods and means in teaching, creating knowledge of basic geographic principles and their application, and principles of education in order to achieve scientific and educational benefit in order to advance the society and consolidate the theoretical and practical side in a way that raises the advancement of society.
Postgraduate studies in the department began in 1982, and the department used to grant a master’s degree, and currently the department grants master’s and doctorate degrees in the following specializations: 1- Agricultural geography. 2- Industrial geography. 3- Climate geography. 4- Geography of cities. 5- Geography of water resources. 6- Geography of the population. 7- Geography of cities. 8- Geopolitics. - Laboratory of maps and information systems (GIS) and remote sensing RS in the Department of Geography: The Department of Geography currently includes one laboratory, which is the Laboratory of Maps and Information Systems (GIS), and Remote Sensing R. The laboratory contains (25) high-quality calculators that contain the finest modern electronic programs in this field, and professors specialized in the field of maps and their applications, information systems and sensing work on them. remotely, with a large LCD screen, and the laboratory is equipped with all the comforts for the student, and the laboratory aims to: Training students to draw high-tech digital maps to highlight the geographical phenomenon with accuracy and clarity. Training students on modern programs and technologies represented by geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing RS, and how to perform their applications. Teaching students how to deal and manage data within the program in order to benefit from it in their academic and public life during the post-university stage Producing applied research by linking metadata with field data and producing high-tech maps.