Where is Dokuz Eylül University?

Dokuz Eylül University functions as an urban university with its campuses located in several districts of İzmir. These campuses cover 5 731 800 square meter (670 573 sqm) based in Alsancak, Balçova, Narlıdere, Buca (Center– Dokuzçeşmeler – Tınaztepe) Hatay, Torbalı, İnciraltı, Urla, Seferihisar, Ürkmez, Foça, and Karşıyaka.

See the link for detailed information: http://www.izmir.gov.tr


About Dokuz Eylül University

DEU was founded on the 20th of July 1982 by “Higher Education Institutes Foundation Law No: 41” as the second state university in İzmir, subsequent to Ege University. Dokuz Eylul University started with a total of 24 facilities, which were acquired from Ege University, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 


Academic Infrastructure

Dokuz Eylül University has gone through an intense growth process over the years. 63.561 students were enrolled at DEU within the 2013-2014 academic year and this number is expected to reach 67.000 students by the first semester of 2014-2015. With its diverse opportunities, DEU also accommodated 1019 international students in the academic year of 2013-2014.

Our university now has 13 faculties, 10 institutes, 1 conservatory, 3 graduate schools, 1 School of Foreign Languages providing foreign language education, 6 vocational schools and 49 research centers, making a total of 83 education institutions, together with 3129 academic staff - 616 professors, 296 associate professors, 568 assistant professors, 955 research assistants, 357 lecturers, 153 specialists and 184 instructors - and 3357 administrative staff.

Dokuz Eylul University has one of the best hospitals in Turkey, even in the world, with qualified academic staff, advanced buildings and technical equipment, plus a history of educational success. Our university has established a world class R&D Center in line with the top priority (scientific research) in its strategic plan. Construction of the administrative building of the accredited Advanced Biomedical Research Center, which aims to produce “high value, patentable, applicable medical outcomes” in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine, has been completed to a great extent. The R&D center where the activities such as “cellular treatments”, “cancer biology” and “the molecular biology of genetic disorders” will be conducted has contributed highly to Turkish scientific research.


Social Facilities

Dokuz Eylul University undertaking the mission of "increasing the economic, cultural and social prosperity of humanity via education and scientific research" has dedicated itself to the goal of being "one of the best global centers of science and education". Dokuz Eylul University, already one of the most reputable universities in Turkey, boasts a high standard of quality and contemporary education resources. DEU holds its faith in the Turkish Republic as a democratic, secular state led by the disciplines and resolutions of Ataturk, and thus, has achieved an exclusive position among universities by means of its success in education together with high human and social values. 

The university library consists of a central library and 12 libraries connected to the central library. The university library has a total area of 20,127 m² and the capacity for 2,948 readers.

Our University’s Library and Documentation Services Board maintains Library and Documentation Automation that provides an Internet access to database and electronic journals. Our campuses are connected to the center in the Rectorate with the speed varying between 2MBPS and 34 MBPS. This center, with its total 155 MBPS of infrastructure, is connected to the TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM inter-university academic web and internet.

The Doğanbey/ Payamlı Recreational Facilities serve the students and the academic staff of the university as well as the staff from other public institutions and the staff of other universities along with their students. It has 24 rooms in each block. It has a total number of 144 beds and it can serve 216 people altogether with additional beds if necessary. The Facility has double rooms with AC and 24 hr hot water. The Facility also provides recreation with its internet cafe, cafe, club, and amphitheater. Sports for student leisure time - volleyball, basketball and 5-aside football - are catered for, and the facility also hosts all kinds of social activities such as; sports tournaments, theatre and conferences on current issues.