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Erciyes University

4.0 out of 5 (118 ratings / 117 reviews) Kayseri, Turkey
Today, Erciyes University consists of 18 faculties, 4 colleges, 9 vocational schools, 7 institutes, 6 departments and more than 37 research centers. The highly developed research hospital consisted of more that 1,500 beds with a general hospital (Gevher Nesibe Hospital) as well as Heart and Vascular Diseases Hospital, Organ Transplant and Dialysis Hospital, Oncology Hospital, Children's Hospital and Bone Marrow Transplantation and Stem Cell Therapy Center are among the most influential health facilities in the region.

Master's Programmes



Erciyes University was established under the name of Kayseri University in 1978. Gevher Nesibe Faculty of Medicine was established as an affiliate of Hacettepe University in 1969, and Kayseri Faculty of Business was established in 1977; these two academic units formed the core of the Kayseri University.



  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Theology
  • The Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Communication
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Tourism Faculty
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Seyrani Faculty of Agriculture


Research Centers

  • Africa Economic and Social Research and Implementation Center
  • Agricultural Research and Implementation Center
  • Astronomy and Space Sciences Observatory Research and Implementation Center
  • Atatürk’s Principles of Research and Implementation Center
  • Biomedical Imaging Research Center (BIRC)
  • Central Anatolian Restoration/Conservation Development Research and Implementation Center
  • Child Neglect / Abuse Prevention Research and Implementation Center
  • Clinical Engineering Research and Implementation Center
  • Computer Science Research and Implementation Center
  • Davud El-Kayseri Mysticism Research and Implementation Center
  • Distance Education Research and Implementation Center

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Housing services

Foreign students can accommodate in private dormitories or rented houses. All fees are fixed by the Turkish Lira. Regardless of their nationality, all foreign students pay the same fee as the Turkish students. Besides, most dormitories in Kayseri is divided into two parts as boys and girls dormitories.

The Faculty of Tourism Application Hotel is located on the main campus and it is easy to access the different shopping centers, businesses, sightseeing excursions and entertainment areas.

Library services

The library collection has been classified according to the Library of Congress (LC) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification system and services are provided according to the open shelf system.

ICT services

Free wireless internet service is offered to our university students and staff within the campus. You can connect with your e-mail and password to benefit from this service.

Medical services

All international students studying in Turkey can benefit from the ‘general health insurance’. When you benefit from the general health insurance, you can benefit from all the public hospitals free of charge and from private hospitals by paying a small share of the contribution.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Kayseri is a major transport nexus for the region and the public transportation system in Kayseri is quite modern.
  • Seyrani Campus, just 6km south of Mt. Erciyes, has an area of having a 225.000 m2 area in Develi District, was established 6 km south of Mount Erciyes.
  • Tomarza campus of the University has a 5000 m2 area. 1 vocational college is located within the campus.

Sports facilities

  • Süleyman Demirel Gymnasium
  • 25th Anniversary Olympic Indoor Swimming Pool
  • 80th Anniversary Atatürk Sports Hall
  • Our University serves with 1 natural turf football pitch, 1 synthetic football pitch, athleticism running tracks and other spaces built for other sports branches with 5 tartan ground tennis court, 3 tartan ground basketball court, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts at the Main Campus, and serves with 1 tartan ground tennis court at the Talas Social Facilities.

Student clubs

  • Health Platform
  • Economics And Business Administration Platform
  • Science And Culture Platform
  • Culture And Art Platform
  • Science Platform
  • Technology Platform
  • Social Activities Platform
  • Sports Platform
  • Education And Literature Platfom
  • Theatre Platform

Student Reviews

How is Erciyes University
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Erciyes University is a research university in the heart of Anatolia and the center of trade in Kayseri. University has big campus are near the city. And Erciyes University is which has all the research facilities along with highly qualified faculty and the research environment.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is a research university and highly effective in interdisciplinary fields.

My experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university has highly qualified faculty, my interest always have been in applied subjects, unfortunately, I didn't get an English teacher in my department. But with time and with the help of teachers I found my interest also on the pure side and I am doing a thesis now on a very good and new topic. The faculty of sciences should need to focus more on English-speaking...


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