Atatürk University

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Atatürk University
Atatürk Üniversitesi
Erzurum-Atatürk Üniversitesi Kampüs giriş.jpg
Type Public
Established 1957
Rector Prof. Dr. Ömer Çomaklı
Students 90.000 (2014-2015)
Location Erzurum, Turkey
39°54′10″N 41°15′10″E / 39.90290°N 41.25284°E / 39.90290; 41.25284Coordinates: 39°54′10″N 41°15′10″E / 39.90290°N 41.25284°E / 39.90290; 41.25284

Atatürk University (Turkish: Atatürk Üniversitesi) is a land-grant university established in 1957 in Erzurum, Turkey. The university consists of 17 faculties, 5 colleges, 15 vocational colleges, 6 institutes and 16 research centers with 33,544 (2008-2009) students.[1] Atatürk University's main campus is in Erzurum city, Eastern Anatolia's largest city. It is now one of the city's most significant resources. Since its establishment in 1957, it has served as a hub of educational and cultural excellence for the eastern region.


The university is twinned with and has agreement of cooperation with the University of Nebraska and the Balkan Universities Network.

The university is a member of the Caucasus University Association.[2]

Academic units[edit]


  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Communications
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Veterinary
  • Faculty of Laws
  • Oltu Faculty of Geosciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Physical Education and Sports
  • Erzurum College of Health
  • College of Foreign Languages
  • College of Tourism and Hotel Management
Vocational colleges
  • Erzurum Vocational College
  • Erzurum Vocational College of Health Services
  • Aşkale Vocational College
  • Hınıs Vocational College
  • İspir Kamza Polat Vocational College
  • Narman Vocational College
  • Oltu Vocational College
  • Pasinler Vocational College
  • Institute of Atatürk's Doctrines and History of Reforms
  • Institute of Sciences
  • Institute of Fine Arts
  • Institute of Health Sciences
  • Institute of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Turcology

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Akademik Birimler ve Sayılar" (in Turkish). Atatürk Üniversitesi. Archived from the original on 5 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  2. ^ Tüm Uyeler.

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