The faculty was opened in 2005 and consists of five departments:
- Environmental protection and rational use of natural resources;
- Economics of mining;
- Mining production accounting;
- Informational technologies and mat- hematical modeling;
- Mathematics and mathematical mo- deling in mining industry.
The faculty of Ecology and economics trains highly qualified experts. Many of the graduates of this faculty work in the mining industry: Kumtor Operating Company, gold extracting plant \”Makmal\”, mines \”Solton-Sary\”, \”Terek-Say,\” Kara-Balta Mining Combinat, Kadamzhai antimony Combinat, as well as in the agencies, various projects and NGOs.