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University of Miskolc, Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology
The department was founded in 1987. The main fields of our research and eduactional activities are hydrogeology, engineering geology and environmental engineering.
In the area of environmental management we are specialized to sustainable water resource management, protection of voulnerable water resources, waste management, protection of nature, water quality protection, remediation of contaminated sites.
Our research fields in hydrogeology: water exploration, management of water resources, water supply and operation of water-works, mine dewatering, hydrology-hydrography, karsthydrogeology, ground water and contaminant transport modelling.
The research acticities in engineering geology consists of construction engineering, investigation of slope stability, land subsidences, laboratory testing methods in soil mechanics, geotechnical mapping, geotechnical aspects of waste disposal.
There are two courses lead by our department: MSc. in hydrogeological engineering and MSc. in general environmental engineering.