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Dokuz Eylül University

Dokuz Eylül University
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi
Established July 20, 1982
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Füzün
3,028 (as of 2010)
Students 48,447 (as of 2010)
Location İzmir, Turkey

Dokuz Eylül University (problem-based learning method in Turkey, beginning in the School of Medicine in 1997.

Several components of Dokuz Eylül University have attained a goal of continuous development in education, research and practice through the ISO 9001 2000 Quality Management System certificate: Social Sciences Institute and School of Maritime Business and Management (2001), University Presidency (2003) and Medical Faculty and Health Sciences Institute (2004).


Founded on 20 July 1982, the university's name ("September 9th") refers to 9 September 1922, the date of the Liberation of İzmir from the Greek occupation of the city, one of the final events of the Turkish War of Independence. Seventeen previously established schools, including some of the faculties of Ege University and other institutions of higher education, were affiliated with the university the same year. With ten faculties, five schools, five vocational schools, five graduate schools, and five institutes, Dokuz Eylül University enjoys a nationwide reputation in Turkey.


There are 12 schools of discipline into which the university is divided:

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Literature
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Maritime Faculty
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Medicine University Hospital

Campus sites

  • Alsancak (D.E.U. Rector, DESEM [1] The Atatürk Institute For Modern Turkish History [2])
  • Balçova (Faculty of Medicine; University Hospital; School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation [3]; School of Nursing [4]; Institute of Health Science [5]; Vocational School of Health Services [6]; Institute of Hemodialysis and Transplantation [7]; Institute of Oncology [8] )
  • Bornova (Faculty of Engineering; Graduate School of Natural And Applied Sciences [9])
  • Buca (Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences; Faculty of Law [10]; Vocational School of Judicial Practices [11]; Buca Educational Faculty; İzmir Vocational School [12]; Institute of Educational Sciences; School of Foreign Languages [13])
  • Buca-Tınaztepe (Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Faculty of Business; Institute of Social Sciences [14]; Faculty of Architecture [15]; Faculty of Engineering; Maritime Faculty [16])
  • Hatay (Faculty of Theology; Vocational School of Religion [17]; Institute of Religious Studies [18])
  • Narlıdere (Faculty of Fine Arts [19]; School of State Conservatory Institute of Fine Arts [20])
  • Torbalı (Torbalı Vocational School [21])
  • İnciraltı (Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology [22])
  • Urla (Maritime Faculty) [23]
  • Seferihisar (Faculty of Engineering [24]; Department of Geophysics and Geological Engineering)
  • Foça (Reha Midilli Turizm İşletmeciliği ve Otelcilik Yüksekokulu,) [25]

Notable alumni

See also

Erasmus Partner Universities

  • Ruhr Univ. Bochum

External links

  • Dokuz Eylül University Website (Turkish) English
  • Dokuz Eylül University Student Forum
  • Dokuz Eylül University Forum (Turkish)
  • Dokuz Eylül University Dictionary (Turkish)
  • Dokuz Eylul University Electrical-Electronics Engineering

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