FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCESабв

-Structure
There are 5 departments within the Faculty of Natural Sciences:
1. Plant Protection, Phytology and Zoology (see department`s WEB site)
2. Biology
3. Geography, Regional Development and Tourism
4. Physics and Astronomy
5. Chemistry

-Majors:
1.3. Pedagogy of the Teaching in…
3.9. Tourism
4.1. Physics
4.2. Chemistry
4.3. Biology
4.4. Earth Science
6.2. Plant Protection

-Programs:
-Bachelor Degree Program
-Master Degree Program

-Doctoral Programs:
-Astrophysics
-Ecology and Environmental Protection
-Methods of Teaching Geography
-Methods of Teaching Chemistry and Environmental Protection
-Organic Chemistry

-Scientific Centers:
-Astronomical Center
-Center for Working with Prominent Students?

-Academic Staff
The educational process at the Faculty of Natural Sciences is performed by highly qualified academic staff comprised by 55 lecturers. There are 31 habilitated lecturers: 12 professors and 19 associate professors.  There are also 38 non-habilitated Doctors. The academic staff includes 8 chief assistants and 16 assistants and 4 of the academic staff hold “Doctor of Science” degree.

-Training Base
  The Faculty of Natural Sciences disposes of 18 laboratories equipped with modern technologies and apparatus for researches in Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Biology, Plant Protection, Geography and Tourism. (Corpus 1 – 212 and 412 laboratory; Corpus 3 – 518 laboratory). There are also 8 computer labs that have been equipped during the last years. The Astronomical Center, The  Center for Working with Prominent Students and the GIS specialized laboratory with a scientific library are part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

-Opportunities
-Scientific conferences
-Projects
-Scholarships

-History
-1971 - The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was established at the Higher Pedagogical Institute in Shumen.
-1990 - The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was transformed into four independent faculties: Faculty of Mathematics, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Chemistry and Faculty of Biology.
-2001 - Three of the faculties - Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Chemistry and Faculty of Biology – established the Faculty of Natural Sciences.