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University of Gaziantep

Overview Gaziantep is the largest trade and industrial center in the west of Southeastern Turkey. Culturally and socio-economically, it is the most developed city in the region. The University of Gaziantep was founded as a state university in 27 June 1987, but higher education on campus began as early as 1973 when the institute was an extention campus of the Middle East Technical University. The main campus is located at Gaziantep with its extention campuses situated in the neighbouring cities and districts of Adiyaman, Kilis, Nizip, Oguzeli, Besni and Gölbasi.

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  • Established in 1974, the Gaziantep Engineering Faculty of which the medium of instruction is English is the basis of the University of Gaziantep.
  • The Gaziantep Engineering Faculty was founded by the opening of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1974.
  • The University of Gaziantep became an independent state university on 27th June 1987.


Objectives The University of Gaziantep has always tried to train its students as enlightened, research-minded, scientifically-oriented graduates of good character. The main objectives of the University are:

  • Cultural, scientific, technical, medical and vocational education and training,

  • Fundamental and applied research,

  • Development of perspectives with respect to social issues, responsibilities and ethics,

  • Technical, scientific and cultural exchanges with similar institutions at national and international levels,

  • Professional adaptation to our rapidly changing society and the world in general, with particular attention to European Higher Education Area,

  • Contribution to the development of Turkey.


Almost all units of our university have laboratories available for training purposes related to their own subjects. Besides these laboratories, at each of 9 different departments and provincial divisions, computer laboratories with internet connection are set up for students for their education, research, thesis and homework.

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Library services

The University of Gaziantep offers a modern and effective library services to its students and staff. In the library, with its 7000 meter-square closed area, there are 8 reading rooms, 2 exhibition rooms, 1 movie theater and 1 conference hall. The reading hall where the general collection is, and other division halls, have the capacity to serve up to 640 people at the same time.


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