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Department of Biology


Main organisation:Faculty of Sciences
Lifecycle:1 Jan 1993 →  Today
Organisation profile:The Biology Department plays a pivotal role in the education of biology students by offering courses in a wide range of biological disciplines, centred around Ecology Evolution Functional Biology Biodiversity.The single Bachelor and various MasterU+2019s programmes place the organism in the focus, whether considered as a member of a species (Biodiversity), as an interacting partner with its environment (Ecology), as the result of an evolutionary process (Evolution) or as a functioning entity (Functional Biology).Research at the Department is essentially fundamental in nature, and is carried out in 13 research groups in various zoological, botanical and ecological disciplines.
Disciplines:Animal biology, Evolutionary biology