Gediz University

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Gediz University
Gediz Üniversitesi
Type Private university
Active 2008 (2008)–23 July 2016 (2016-07-23)
Rector Prof. Dr. Seyfullah Çevik
Students 8500
200
Location Menemen, Izmir, Turkey
Colors Red and white
Mascot Hawk
Website Official website

Gediz University (Turkish: Gediz Üniversitesi) was a private university located in the Seyrek neighborhood of Menemen, a metropolitan district of Izmir, Turkey. It was established in 2008.[1][2][3] On 23 July 2016, in the course of the 2016 Turkish purges, the university was closed by the Turkish government due to its alleged ties with the Gülen movement.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gediz Üniversitesi". www.4icu.org. Retrieved 4 August 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Gediz University students launch English newspaper". Cihan News Agency. 30 December 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Gediz University European Union Club". HMB. 15 July 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "İşte kapatılan FETÖ okulları". Sabah (in Turkish). 23 July 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 

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