Department of Environmental Science, established in 2000, focuses its research on Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology, Environmental Monitoring and Management. Also, it offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education in Environmental Science recognized by Chinese Ministry of Educationas the National Key Discipline.
Department of Ecology, established in 2012, focuses its research on Fundamental Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Marine Ecology and Molecular Ecology. It offers undergraduate and graduate majors and postdoctoral program in Ecology. Furthermore, Ecology was granted as the Top National Key Discipline for doctoral education in 2011.
Department of Ecological Engineering for Environmental Sustainability, established in 2016, focuses its research on practicing ecological principals in Environmental Pollution-control & Engineering, to reach the goal of sustainable living environment. It also hosts the Environmental Evaluation unit.