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GAZIANTEP UNIVERSITY | Turkish University Admissions Service


Rector: Prof. Dr. Ali Gür
Since: 1973
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2 Campuss
32 Faculty

382 Instructor

682 Research Assistant

232 Professor

139 Associate Professor

34 Foreign Academic

385 Doctor Faculty Member








University Description

AbstractOverview Gaziantep is the largest trade and industrial center in the west of Southeastern Turkey. Culturally and socio-economically, it is the most developed city in the region. The University of Gaziantep was founded as a state university in 27 June 1987, but higher education on campus began as early as 1973 when the institute was an extention campus of the Middle East Technical University. The main campus is located at Gaziantep with its extention campuses situated in the neighbouring cities and districts of Naci Topçuoğlu Vocational School, Oğuzeli, Nizip,  İslahiye, Nurdağı and Araban .Objectives The University of Gaziantep has always tried to train its students as enlightened, research-minded, scientifically-oriented graduates of good character. The main objectives of the University are:- Cultural, scientific, technical, medical and vocational education and training,- Fundamental and applied research,- Development of perspectives with respect to social issues, responsibilities and ethics,- Technical, scientific and cultural exchanges with similar institutions at national and international levels,- Professional adaptation to our rapidly changing society and the world in general, with particular attention to European Higher Education Area,- Contribution to the development of Turkey.Administration University of Gaziantep is a state university institution subject to the same laws as those governing other universities in Turkey. It is supported mainly by state funds allocated by the Turkish Parliament. The administration of the University is implemented according to the Law on Higher Education. The formal head of the University is the Rector. The Rector implements the resolutions of the governing bodies of higher education, review and decide on the proposals of university boards and ensure coordination among organizations attached to the university. The University Senate, is the chief academic body at the university level and responsible for coordinating the academic activities of the University.Assocations & Accreditation The University of Gaziantep is an individual full member of European University Association. An Erasmus Pilot Project for student exchange was run in the academic year of 2003-2004. The University was awarded an Erasmus University Charter by the European Commission for the period of 2004/2005-2006/2007 and DS Label for the period of 2005/2006-2007/2008.History    Established in 1973, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in 1974, the Gaziantep Engineering Faculty of which the medium of instruction is English are the basis of the University of Gaziantep. The Gaziantep Engineering Faculty was founded by the opening of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1974. Following this, in 1977, the Department of Food Engineering; in 1981, the Department of Civil Engineering; in 1982, the Department of Engineering Physics were established.        The University of Gaziantep became an independent state university on 27th June 1987. The Gaziantep Engineering Faculty and Gaziantep Vocational School of Higher Education in the body of Middle East Technical University (METU) was connected to the University of Gaziantep by the same law. In addition to them, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Education in Adiyaman, Vocational School of Higher Education in Kilis, Graduate Schools of Natural and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences and the State Conservatory of Turkish Music were established.        In the body of the University, in 1990, the Vocational School of Higher Education for Health Services attached to the Rectorship, in 1995, the Departments of Industrial Engineering and Textile Engineering attached to the Faculty of Engineering, in 1997, the Higher School of Physical Education and Sports, Gaziantep Higher School of Health, Yusuf Serefoglu Higher School of Health in Kilis, Vocational School of Higher Education in Besni and Vocational School of Higher Education in Nizip, in 1998, the Muallim Rifat Education Faculty in Kilis, and Vocational School of Higher Education in Gölbasi, in 2001, the Vocational School of Higher Education for Tourism and Hotel Management, in 2002, the Education Faculty in Gaziantep and Vocational School of Higher Education in Oguzeli, in 2003, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Kilis were founded. Presently, education/instruction is maintained at eight faculties, three higher schools, a conservatory, eight vocational schools of higher education, three graduate schools and five service departments namely the Department of Physical Education and Sports, the Department of Turkish Language, the Higher School of Foreign Languages, the Department of Informatics and Department of Atatürk's Principles and the History of Turkish Renovation attached to the Rectorship to offer variety of courses in 107 major areas at undergraduate and graduate level.Mission – VisionMISSION A university which is open to changes and educates qualified individuals within universal values, serves individuals, society and all institutions-organisations in education, science, art and health fields. VISION To be a world university which has a high international competition ability in educational and scientific activities. BASIC VALUES OF THE INSTITUTION Commitment to Ethical Values, Co-Production, Respect for Diversity, Respect for Expertise, Innovative / Creativity,Sharing, Efficiency and productivity in resource use, Continuous improvement understanding, Stakeholder orientation, Perfectionism, Civic sensitivity, Process orientation. 

University Application Dates

14.08.2020 - 23.08.2020


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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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