The scientific activity of the Department is carried out in two main directions:

ensuring ecological safety of the motor transport complex and integrated control over nature management;

developing methodology of the environmental education and implementation of the European environmental policy experience.

The results of the Department staff’s scientific research are reflected in the annual scientific reports and publications.

In addition to the state budgetary research, the Department also carries out scientific research for enterprises.

Students' research work is related to the scientific problems of the Department. Students’ reports at numerous scientific events have regularly received diplomas of various degrees for the high quality of investigation.

Every year students prepared by the teachers of the Department participate in all-Ukrainian Olympiads in general ecology and ecological safety, and since 2007 they have regularly won prizes.