Biology is one of the most wide spread fields of science with a high diversity which studies all kinds of living things at all places over the world. This field has diverse subtitles such as: cell and molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, plant science and animal sciences which reflects its high diversity in analysis and discussions in science. The science of biology provides grate value information for other fields including: medicine, agriculture, environmental, pharmaceutical and nutritional sciences.
Department of biology in the University of Zanjan began its activities since 2002 via accepting of 25 BSc student. It has been well developed regarding to its academic staff in such a manner that now there are 12 permanent teachers who are actively working. Since 2011, accepting MSc students in the field of plant physiology opened a new horizon in this department after which other MSc students in biochemistry and animal biosystematics were accepted and therefore the high graduating part of the department was developed. The new request for foundation of other MSc fields of biology in genetics and biophysics has been signed for near future.