Dokuz Eylül University

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Dokuz Eylül University
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi
Dokuz Eylul University logo.png
Seal of Dokuz Eylül University
EstablishedJuly 20, 1982
RectorProf. Dr. Nükhet HOTAR
Academic staff
3,657 (as of 2019)[1]
Students76,667 (as of 2019)[1]
CampusTınaztepe, Dokuzçeşmeler, Buca, İnciraltı

Dokuz Eylül University (Turkish: Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi) (DEÜ) is a university in Turkey. It is located in İzmir, Turkey. It was founded in 1982 and is organized in 15 faculties. DEU is the first university which applied the 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. The university has fifteen faculties, five schools, six vocational schools, five graduate schools, and five research institutes.


There are 15 faculties 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
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Tourism
  • Faculty of Health Sciences

Campus sites[edit]

  • İnciraltı (Faculty of Medicine; University Hospital; School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation; School of Nursing; Institute of Health Science; Vocational School of Health Services; International Biomedicine and Genome Institute (iBG-Izmir); Institute of Oncology)
  • Alsancak (Administrative building, lifelong education facility)
  • Buca-Efeler (Faculty of Education, Izmir Vocational School)
  • Buca-Dokuzceşmeler (Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences; Faculty of Law; Vocational School of Judicial Practices; Buca Faculty of Education; İzmir Vocational School; Institute of Educational Sciences; School of Foreign Languages)
  • Buca-Tınaztepe (Faculty of Sciences; Faculty of Business; Institute of Social Sciences; Faculty of Architecture; Faculty of Engineering; Maritime Faculty; Faculty of Fine Arts; School of State Conservatory Institute of Fine Arts)
  • Hatay (Faculty of Theology; Vocational School of Religion; Institute of Religious Studies)
  • Torbalı (Torbalı Vocational School)
  • Urla (Maritime Faculty)
  • Seferihisar (Faculty of Engineering; Department of Geophysics and Geological Engineering)
  • Foça (Reha Midilli Tourism School)

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Sayılarla Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi". Retrieved 2019-10-12.

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Coordinates: 38°25′50″N 27°08′14″E / 38.4306°N 27.1372°E / 38.4306; 27.1372