With the establishment of Zonguldak Karaelmas University in January 1993, the Department of Environmental Engineering was founded. The department, which is at the Faculty of Engineering, provides education and research with 1 professor, 4 associate professors, 1 assistant professors, 1 instructor and 8 research assistant. The department offers the degree in Master of Science (M.Sc.) from the fall semester of 2001-2002 and the degree in Bachelor Science (B.Sc.) from the spring semester of 2006-2007. Degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Bachelor Science (B.Sc.) secondary education have been offerred since 2011-2011 fall semester.