The Faculty of Geography and Geology started its activity in 2017. It is one of the youngest faculties at the oldest Polish university, which, drawing on tradition, uses modern solutions. It has the A category granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, fields of studies conducted at the faculty lead in rankings prepared by the Education Foundation “Perspektywy”.
Research conducted by scientists from the Faculty of Geography and Geology uses the potential of geographic and geological sciences. It is carried out taking into account the current problems, dilemmas of civilization, and the needs of modern human. The areas of interest of research projects are human impact on the environment, artificial intelligence, sustainable development, or the study of Mars.
The premises of the Faculty of Geography and Geology are located on the territory of the Campus of the 600th Anniversary of the JU Revival. The faculty consists of two institutes: Institute of Geography and Spatial Management and Institute of Geological Sciences. Classes are taught in the faculty's buildings with the use of the cutting-edge research and didactic infrastructure (i.e., specialized laboratories and laboratories with analysis equipment) in the form of field activities in Poland and abroad.