The department launched its educational activities in the fall term of 1995-1996 academic years. In this department, we provide education, instruction, research and counseling services on the following subject matter areas;

  • Forest botany
  • Forest economics
  • Forest entomology and conservation
  • Forest management
  • Forest transportation and geodesy and photogrammetry
  • Silviculture
  • Soil science and ecology
  • Watershed management


Following 4 years (8 terms) of education with 65 courses (240 ECTS); successful students receive a B.Sc. Diploma and are called Forest Engineers. Before graduation, each forest engineer candidate is obliged to complete an internship related to “Forest Engineering” and graduation project under the supervision of a teaching staff. After graduated, they will have a chance to work in variety of positions at Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs and other public and private sector jobs related to natural resource management.


Head of Department

Prof. Dr. H. Oğuz ÇOBAN

Academic Staff

  • Prof. Dr. 18
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. 5
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. 5
  • Res. Asst. 5
  • Lecturer 1

Total 34


Coordinator of Mevlana

Prof. Dr. Serkan GÜLSOY

Coordinator of Erasmus

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra BAYAR


Coordinator of Farabi

Asst. Prof. Dr. M. Said ÖZÇELİK



Watershed Management

  • Prof. Dr.  A. Alper BABALIK
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nilüfer YAZICI
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Said ÖZÇELİK
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. İbrahim DURSUN


Forest Management

  • Prof. Dr. Serdar CARUS
  • Prof. Dr. Ramazan ÖZÇELİK
  • Prof. Dr. Yılmaz ÇATAL
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Üyesi Onur ALKAN
  • Res. Asst. Burak KOPARAN


Forest Botany

  • Prof. Dr. H. Tuğba DOĞMUŞ LEHTİJARVİ
  • Prof. Dr. Hüseyin FAKİR
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.  İsmail DUTKUNER
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Fatma Merve NACAKCI
  • Res. Asst. Ebru Hatice TIĞLI KAYTANLIOĞLU


Forest Economics

  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet TOLUNAY
  • Prof. Dr. Hasan ALKAN
  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet KORKMAZ
  • Res. Asst. Murat ÖZEN

Forest Entomology and Conservation

  • Prof. Dr. Mustafa AVCI
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Şükran OĞUZOĞLU

Forest Transportation and Geodesy and Photogrammetry

  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet EKER
  • Prof. Dr. H. Oğuz ÇOBAN
  • Res. Asst. Hakan DURGUN
  • Lecturer Süleyman UYSAL



  • Prof. Dr. Nebi BİLİR
  • Prof. Dr. Süleyman GÜLCÜ
  • Prof. Dr. Ayşe DELİGÖZ
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra BAYAR
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatih TONGUÇ
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nevzat GÜRLEVİK


Soil Science and Ecology

  • Prof. Dr. Kürşad ÖZKAN
  • Prof. Dr. Yasin KARATEPE
  • Prof. Dr. Serkan GÜLSOY
  • Res. Asst. Ali ŞENOL