Mersin University

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Mersin University
Mersin Üniversitesi
MottoA world university in the light of science and modernity
TypePublic university
EstablishedJuly 3, 1992
RectorK. Suha AYDIN, M.D.[1][full citation needed]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
ColorsUltramarine & orange 

Mersin University is a public 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]


  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Economics and Managerial Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Water Resources
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Tarsus Technical Education
  • Faculty of Communication

Notable alumni[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]

External links[edit]

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