ARTVIN CORUH UNIVERSITY | Turkish University Admissions Service


Rector: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Sıtkı BİLGİN
Location: ARTVIN
Since: 2007


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20 Faculty

187 Instructor

138 Research Assistant

18 Professor

43 Associate Professor

3 Foreign Academic

161 Doctor Faculty Member








University Description

Foundation and History A UNIVERSITY IN THE LANDS NEIGHBOUR TO SKY;ARTVIN CORUH UNIVERSITY Artvin is a fascinating city which is located on the Eastern part of Black Sea Region. Most of its lands are covered with consecutively ranged mountains which are impassable and steep and sometimes up to 3900 meters. Green plateaus accompany these glorious mountains. In this region which does not have any flat land except for the coastal region, Artvin Coruh University was founded with the legislation dated 17th  May, 2007 and numbered as 5662 and this regulation came into force on 29th May, 2007 when it was published in the Official Journey of the Republic of Turkey. The paragraph about Artvin Coruh University in the 7th item of the regulation number 5662 is like this:"Artvin Coruh University"ANNEX 80- A university named as "Artvin Çoruh Üniversitesi" is founded in Artvin. This university consists of;   a) Faculty of Science and Letters which is founded under the President's Office, Faculty of Education which was under the administration of Karadeniz Technical university and then connected to the President's Office and Faculty of Forestry which was under the administration of Kafkas university and then connected to the President's Office,   b) Health College which was under the administration of Kafkas University and then connected to the President's Office,   c) Vocational school which was under the administration of Kafkas University and then connected to President's Office, Arhavi and Hopa Vocational School which were firstly under the administration of Karadeniz Technical University and then connected to the President's Office   d) Graduate School of Social Sciences and Graduate School of Natural sciences which are connected to the President's Office. The President of Karadeniz Technical University, Prof. Dr. İbrahim OZEN was appointed (by proxy) as the President to Artvin Coruh University on 13th August, 2007. Prof. Dr. Mehmet DUMAN was appointed as the Promoting President of the Artvin Coruh University on 10th September, 2008 and took up his duty on 16th September, 2008.About Our UniversitySeyitler CampusRectorship, Affiliate Units, Faculty of Forest, Institute of Social Sciences and Institute of Science and Technology still exist in Seyitler campus which is 3 km away from the city center and it was founded on 187 acres field. Artvin Vocational School, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Management and School of Physical Education and Sports which have started training services in 2019-2020 academic year, take part in two education blocks completed in 2011. Central Research Laboratory was opened in 2011 and enables scientific and educational facilities in a more comfortable and modern environment. Besides the function of research and development, it will also contribute analysis and experiences for our city. Center of Social and Cultural Facilities involving medico-social rooms, cinema, seminar hall, exhibition room, dining hall, bowling, pilates and gym exists in this campus and it was founded to meet the requirements of students and staff such as reading, resting, shopping, nutrition and health. Furniture and Decoration Application Workshop existing in this campus enables students with an opportunity to carry out their hands-on training. Indoor Sports Hall existing in this campus has nearly 3.500 m2 closed area and host sport events with 900 audience capacity. After landscaping and social reinforcements, in touch with nature Seyitler Campus will contain any institution that students need.  City (Central) CampusFaculty of Education, Faculty of Science and Letters, Faculty of Health Sciences and Vocational School of Health Sciences have been providing educational purposes in Central Campus that is located along Coruh River and founded on 70 acres field. Nihat Gokyigit Congress and Culture Center which hosts academic and cultural facilities, was constructed with the contributions of Mr. Nihat Gokyigit. Central library with its unique design is the symbol of the university and enables students with research and education facilities.  Hopa CampusFaculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Theology and Hopa Vocational School provide education in Hopa Campus which was founded in Hopa district. Astroturf and multiple purpose pitch (basketball, volleyball and tennis court) and gym are available for students. Hopa Vocational School have been providing education with Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences since 2012-2013 academic year.                                   Arhavi CampusFaculty of Art and Design and Arhavi Vocational School provide education services in Arhavi Campus which is located in Arhavi district. Şavşat Vocational School which is located outside of main campuses provides education in education building in Şavşat district, Yusufeli Vocational School provides educations in its own building. Borçka Acarlar Vocational School which was constructed by Mr. Ismet Acar has been providing educational facilities since 2014-2015 academic year.  EducationTwo-year degree, undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate programs are applied in the different units (vocational school, faculty, institution) of our university. An academic year consists of 14 weeks in each term Fall and Spring. Students studying in Institute, Faculty, Vocational School have to reregister by paying tuition fee and registering for courses under their supervisions within the time specified. Artvin Coruh University has compulsory school attendance. Students who are not attended to % 20 of applied course and % 30 of theoretical courses are not allowed to take final exams. Besides language courses like English, Arabic, basic art education and courses involving technical training are arranged by Continuing Education Application and Research Centre to develop the ability, knowledge and skill of students. Orientation programs are carried out by academic units of our university to introduce the university and academic fields to new students. Summer School program is not applied in our university.  Health Care ServicesA nurse and a doctor works at the unit of Health Care Services within the scope of the Head of Health Culture and Sports. As a part of emergency and immediate care, Health Care Service provides fever, pulse, blood pressure measuring, medical dressing in minor lacerations and burnt services. It is responsibility of the Health Care Service to inform 112 emergency service and sending patients to the closest healthcare organizations. Our students can make use of healthcare organizations within the scope of Ministry of Health. A psychologist works at our university to serve guide and consultancy services to our students and staff. A psychologist mentors and guides to students and staff in the fields of social problems, choices of profession problems and education and consider privacy policy, principles of his/her profession and ethics.                                               Nutrition ServicesLunch is given at our university refectory and meals are prepared considering balanced diet and there are four kinds of meals which are cheap and gourmet in each lunch. Besides there are alternative choices in student canteens that exist in every unit. Head of Health Culture and Sports provides food relief to students in need. Computer and Internet ServicesOur university connects the internet via ULAKBIM with Metro Ethernet. All of the units reach the internet from the same center. There are both wireless and wire internet in our university. Many computer laboratories are ready for our students to take online education. Also, a distance education class is formed for our students to take online courses from the other universities and other university students to take courses from our university.           Scholarships and Accommodation OpportunitiesStudents with deficiency of enough financial supports are supported by Association of Artvin Higher Education Financial Support. Also, Association of Nihat Gokyigit and Turkish Education foundation provide scholarships for students in need. It is possible for our students to work in part time jobs and be more active socially in our university. Students can work at computer departments, culture and congress center, health, social and sport institutions, laboratories, landscaping, international relations and some academic and administrative units with an insurance. The capacity of the girl and boy dormitories which are founded by Higher Education Student Loans and Dormitories Institution in Artvin is nearly 2900. The capacity of the foundation and private dormitories is nearly 1300.  Transportation         Students can reach campuses with private bus services in Artvin. Bus services are continuous and students can reach campuses directly or indirectly.

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  • Copy of an official high school transcript showing all your courses taken during your high school study
  • Exam results if you are applying with an exam (national or internationally recognized), such as SAT
  • Copy of English language proficiency exam if available
  • Copy of Turkish language proficiency exam for Turkish taught degree programs
  • Letter of Intent
  • Reference Letter

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