GENERAL DESCRIPTION of the INSTITUTION
A student-centered public research university, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University fuels intellectual, social and personal growth through academically challenging programs, groundbreaking research, strong mentorship and support.
Our alumni have excelled at everything from successful teaching endeavors to furthering scientific research. The faculty and staff at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University help our students succeed at whatever endeavors they pursue.
A broad-based, global institution, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University has many internationally recognized programs within our 3 Graduate Studies Programs, 3 Faculties, 2 Schools, 6 Vocational Higher Schools. Our students learn from a faculty committed to teaching and advancing knowledge. Mehmet Akif Ersoy University faculty members participate in a stunning array of innovative research and creative activities, much of which is unique and will make a difference in the world we live in. Our investments in research allow our faculty to pool their knowledge and interests. Our Institutes, Faculties, and Vocational Higher Schools continue excel both nationally and internationally.
Today, we are teaching nearly 15 000 students, which proves we remain the university of choice for students who want to excel. We offer unlimited opportunities to help students achieve their goals. We prepare graduates who go on to make a difference in the workforce. We engage in research and creative activities leading to scientific, technical, artistic, and social advances. We are on the path to constructing a first-class athletic and entertainment complex and a research laboratory by 2010 that will heighten our national prominence.
Founded in 2006, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University is a university with honored accomplisments. In the diversity of its students, its global outlook, and its outstanding research, it is also a university of compelling change.