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Akdeniz University

4.2 out of 5 (31 ratings / 29 reviews) Antalya, Turkey
Our university is one of the leading universities in Turkey, with an outstanding academic staff, a well-designed physical and scientific infrastructure, social and cultural opportunities, a record of international cooperation and a commitment to continuous development.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Akdeniz University was founded in 1982 in Antalya, and incorporated a number of higher education institutions in the West Mediterranean region of Turkey.

In 1992 the units of Akdeniz University which were located in Isparta were transferred to Süleyman Demirel University, in 2006 the units in Burdur were transferred to Mehmet Akif Ersoy University.

Education

We are determined to continue our work with the mission of providing education and scientific production at a universal level through high quality academic programmes, contributing to transformation of information to technology, meeting the needs of society at the highest level in the fields of knowledge and technology as well as artistic, social, cultural and other areas.

Career

The primary goal of Akdeniz University is to put at the service of the nation graduates who are not only well-qualified, but also modern, democratic and secular in outlook. We encourage them to be at peace with the community, able to see both the national and universal perspective with deep respect for the highest cultural values, and with an appreciation of Atatürk’s principles and reforms. They will go out into the world with an ability to solve problems, with a purpose for the future, and well-equipped to use the knowledge they have gained in their quest for further professional and personal development

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
701
2018
-
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
1001
2019
1001 -200
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
1223 -123
2019
1100 -30
2018
1070
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Akdeniz Student Dormitory is located within the main campus. It is run by the General Directorate of Higher Education Credit and Hostels Institution and has all the facilities required to meet the essential needs of our students

Library services

Akdeniz University Library located on 4,305 m^2 of indoor floor area, and with its 600 seat capacity brings together a wide range of vital information sources required for the scientific studies of library users, and makes it easily and freely available in order to give direct support to education and research.

Medical services

Health facilities in the university are provided by the Medico Social Centre through the use of polyclinics. When necessary patients are transferred to Akdeniz University Hospital, which is the foremost health institution in the region

Student Life

Campus life

There is a state dormitory within Akdeniz University Campus, as well as other dormitories in the institutions in which the Akdeniz University’s Associate Degree Programmes are taught at various locations in the Antalya region. Apart from these dormitories, there are also plenty of apart hotels, as well as private dormitories and apartments for rent, so the Antalya region has a wide range of facilities for accommodation for visiting students.

Sports facilities

Sport facilities include indoor swimming pool, indoor sports hall, fitness center, soccer fields, tennis courts, and more

Student clubs

Akdeniz University encourages its students to join the 109 different clubs available and to take part in their activities. The aim is to help them to become aware of the social contribution they can make, and the personal development that will follow such as improving their social interaction, becoming individuals who will continue to research, investigate and explore, as well as being productive in finding solutions and sharing them with others

Student Reviews

Relaxing and learning city
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Amazing outdoor activity and historical area with best weather climax for summer to enjoy ,cons is to changable weather and regarding to the programme tutors may not capable English proficiency enough especially master level

My favorite subject during all my study years was International Relations and Politics. I enjoyed learninf from my professor and I also liked the concepts of the subject very much.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Akdeniz University has good professors that care about education but they must of them don't push as to test oyr limits as a student.

New Zaha Hadid might be here!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Education at Akdeniz University is well structured and we also have great professors. Our knowledge is more theory based and i would like to have more practice on real work

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