Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University

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Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University
Motto Bilimin Aydınlığında Yeni Ufuklara Doğru
Motto in English
Towards New Horizons With the Illumination of the Science
Type Public
Established 1992
Rector Prof. Dr. Adnan Görür
Academic staff
Students 20,608
Location Niğde, Turkey
37°56′32″N 34°37′25″E / 37.94222°N 34.62361°E / 37.94222; 34.62361Coordinates: 37°56′32″N 34°37′25″E / 37.94222°N 34.62361°E / 37.94222; 34.62361

Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University (Turkish: Niğde Ömer Halisdemir Üniversitesi) (Formerly known as "Nigde University") is a public higher educational institution located in Niğde, Central Anatolia in Turkey. It has six faculties, two institutes, two colleges and six vocational colleges. The university campus is situated 6 km (3.7 mi) southwest of Niğde.

The university was renamed in honor of Sgt. Maj. Ömer Halisdemir (1974–2016), a non-commissioned officer, who was killed on duty in the night of 2016 Turkish coup d'état attempt, right after he shot dead a pro-coup general and prevented so the coupists capture the headquarters of the Special Forces Command in Ankara. He is remembered as a major contributor to the failure of the coup attempt. He was a native of Çukurkuyu town in Bor, Niğde.

Academic units[edit]

  • Engineering
  • Science and Letters
  • Economics and Business Administration
  • Education
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Niğde Zübeyde Hanım Health Sciences
Vocational colleges (VC)
  • Niğde Social Sciences VC
  • Bor VC
  • Niğde Zübeyde Hanım Health Services VC
  • Ulukışla VC
  • Bor Halil Zöhre Ataman VC


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


  1. ^ Tüm Uyeler.