Mersin University

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Mersin University
Mersin Üniversitesi
Mersin Üniversitesi giriş kapısı.jpg
Type Public
Established 1992
Rector K. Suha AYDIN, M.D.[1]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 26.644
Location Mersin, Turkey

Mersin University is a state university, built in 1992 in Mersin province, Turkey. It has about 25,000 students, 1,405 academic staff, and a number of foreign and guest academic staff.

The university has research and sports facilities, in Mersin town centre and in other towns.[2]

In 2005 the Mersin Technology Development Zone (Technoscope) was set up, creating a partnership between the university's research and development departments and industry, with the aim of developing new technologies that could be directly translated into industrial production.[3]


Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Former rectors Vural Ülkü and Uğur Oral
  2. ^ "University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey". Math-Net (Russia). 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Technoscope" (PDF). Mersin Technology Development Zone. 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-06. [dead link]

Coordinates: 36°47′10″N 34°31′33″E / 36.7861°N 34.5258°E / 36.7861; 34.5258