Kafkas University

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Kafkas University
Kafkas Üniversitesi
Kafkas Üniversitesi logosu
Type Public
Established July 11, 1992
Rector Prof. Dr. Sami Özcan
Students 40,000
Location Kars, Turkey
40°35′04.2″N 43°04′17.6″E / 40.584500°N 43.071556°E / 40.584500; 43.071556Coordinates: 40°35′04.2″N 43°04′17.6″E / 40.584500°N 43.071556°E / 40.584500; 43.071556
Website www.kafkas.edu.tr/eng/index.html

Kafkas University (Turkish: Kafkas Üniversitesi) is a public higher educational institution established on July 11, 1992, in Kars, Eastern Anatolia in Turkey. It has six faculties, three institutes, three colleges, four vocational colleges and several research and application centers. The university campus is situated 3.5 km (2.2 mi) southwest of Kars. Kafkas is Turkish for Caucasus.

Academic units[edit]

  • Veterinary
  • Science and Letters
  • Economics, Business Administration, Political science and public administration
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Sarıkamış Physical Education and Sports
  • Kars Health Sciences
  • Foreign Languages
Vocational colleges (VC)
  • Kars VC
  • Kağızman VC
  • Sarıkamış VC
  • Atatürk Health Services VC
  • Social Sciences VC
Research and application centers
  • Atatürk's Thoughts and Reforms, History Research and Application Center
  • Livestock Research and Application Center
  • Caucasus and Central Asia Research Center
  • Strategic Research Center
  • Continuous Education Research and Application Center
  • Health Research and Application Center
  • Disabled Problems Research and Application Center
  • Women Problems Research and Application Center
  • Turkish Anthropology Research and Application Center


The university is a member of the Caucasus University Association.[1]


  1. ^ Tüm Uyeler. kunib.com