Faculty of Science Department of Geography, Faculty of Science Dekanlığı'nın 19 01. 243 days and in accordance with the letter dated 2001, with the approval of the Presidency Council for Higher Education in 2001 to undertake research and educational institutions to take part in the field of geography, geographic information, with a high level, based on ethical values and idealism was founded to educate the geographers.
Within the framework of the restructuring of the Faculty of Education, in 2002, Atatürk Faculty of Education, Department of Social Sciences Education faculty members in the Department of Geography Education Prof. Dr. Ali Selcuk unique, Assoc. Dr. Nurten Günal, Assoc. Dr. Nuriye benefis, Assoc. Dr. Nuran Taşlıgil, dr. Cemalettin Falcon, Dr. Ceylan and Dr. Mehmet Akif. With the appointment of the Chair of the Board of Higher Education in the Department of Geography Halil Kurt consists of academic staff.
Section 10 of the student to be 03. General Board of Higher Education in 2006, 2547, Law No. 7 of the Law No. 2880 / h in accordance with Article deemed appropriate. With 31 students from the 2006-2007 academic year the department started the education.
The main objective of the Department of Geography, the reasons for the formation of geographical phenomena, problems, results, to explain the distribution of mutual information relationship with the earth or regional scale research in the care, the environment will contribute to the solution of problems related to the universal use of knowledge and technology in the best way to train geographers and geographical to engage in research.
Knowledge-producing, researching, sharing information and technology following closely on the media by producing solutions to problems that contribute to the goal of becoming a department undergraduate and graduate education in the Department of Geography who want to reach the next highest level of activity is aimed to research and practice.