Ondokuz Mayıs University

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Ondokuz Mayıs University
Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi
Established April 1, 1975
Type Public University
Rector Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Akan
Location Samsun, Turkey
Website omu.edu.tr

Ondokuz Mayıs University was founded in 1975. The central campus is situated in Samsun, a northern city of Turkey on the shore of the Black Sea. Ondokuz Mayıs University is considered one of the largest Universities in Turkey.

The name of the university (Ondokuz Mayıs in Turkish means "19 May") commemorates Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's landing at Samsun on 19 May 1919, initiating the Turkish War of Independence.

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Coordinates: 41°22′N 36°12′E / 41.367°N 36.200°E / 41.367; 36.200