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|Elazığ Technical College, Elazığ State Academy of Engineering and Architecture|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. Kutbeddin Demirdağ|
|Language of Education||Turkish and English|
|Colors||Burgundy and White|
Fırat University is a state university based in Elazığ, Turkey. The university was founded in 1975 and named after the Turkish name of the Euphrates River which originates near Elazığ. Being one of the major academic institutions in the Eastern Turkey, the university has twelve schools, four institutes, one state conservatory, three vocational high schools and twenty one research centers with a strong emphasis on scientific and technological advancement and research.
Initially opened as Elazığ Technical College in 1967, and renamed as Elazığ State Academy of Engineering and Architecture, Fırat University was established and gained its current name in 1975 with the School of Veterinary Medicine making up the core program and structure of the university. The School of Veterinary Medicine which was founded in 1970 as a distant school of Ankara University Elazığ.
- Tüm Uyeler. kunib.com