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Dokuz Eylül University (DEÜ) is one of the preeminent universities in Turkey
Turkey
Turkey , known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe...

. It is located in İzmir
Izmir
Izmir is a large metropolis in the western extremity of Anatolia. The metropolitan area in the entire Izmir Province had a population of 3.35 million as of 2010, making the city third most populous in Turkey...

, Turkey. It was founded in 1982 and is organized in 10 schools. DEU is the first university, which applied the problem-based learning method in Turkey, beginning in School of Medicine in 1997.

Several components of Dokuz Eylül University have attained a goal of continuous development in education, research and practice through the ISO 9001 2000 Quality Management System certificate: Social Sciences Institute and School of Maritime Business and Management (2001), University Presidency (2003) and Medical Faculty and Health Sciences Institute (2004).

History


Founded on 20 July 1982, the university's name ("September 9th") refers to 9 September 1922, the date, on which the Greek
Greece
Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic , and historically Hellas or the Republic of Greece in English, is a country in southeastern Europe....

 occupation of İzmir ended after Turkish Independence War. Seventeen previously-established schools, including some of the faculties of Ege University
Ege University
Ege University is a public university in İzmir, Turkey. It was founded in 1955 with the Faculties of Medicine and Faculty of Agriculture...

 and other institutions of higher education, were affiliated with the university the same year. With ten faculties, five schools, five vocational schools, five graduate schools, and five institutes, Dokuz Eylül University enjoys a nationwide reputation in Turkey.

Organization


There are 12 schools of discipline into which the university is divided:

Campus sites


Notable alumni

  • Didem and Sinem Balık
    Balik sisters
    The Balık Sisters are a famous opera act. The act is composed of Turkish identical twin sisters Didem Balık and Sinem Balık . Didem is a mezzo-soprano while Sinem is a soprano...

    , (State conservatory) identical twin opera singers
  • Cengiz Küçükayvaz
    Cengiz Küçükayvaz
    Cengiz Küçükayvaz is a Turkish actor who usually appears in comedic roles.-Biography:Cengiz Küçükayvaz graduated in Theatre from Dokuz Eylül University's Faculty of Fine Arts. He began his professional acting career at the Tuncay Özinel Theatre and the Hadi Çaman Theatre...

    , actor
  • Emre Aydın
    Emre Aydin
    Emre Aydın is a Turkish rock singer-songwriter. He has been referred to as emreaydın on his official site to establish a trademark. The singer won the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008 in the "Europe's Favourite Act" category. He is also the former lead singer for the Turkish rock band 6...

    , rock singer
  • Sarp Apak, actor
  • Semih Kaplanoğlu
    Semih Kaplanoglu
    Semih Kaplanoğlu is a Turkish playwright, film director and producer.-Career:He graduated from the Cinema and Television Section of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Dokuz Eylül University in his hometown...

  • Işın Özaksoy

See also

  • Dokuz Eylul University Symphony (DESO)
  • Balkan Universities Network
    Balkan Universities Network
    The Balkan Universities Network or BUN in its present form was created after the end of the SFR Yugoslavia, the founding of new universities, and the implementation of the Bologna Process in Balkan Universities...

  • List of colleges and universities
  • İzmir
    Izmir
    Izmir is a large metropolis in the western extremity of Anatolia. The metropolitan area in the entire Izmir Province had a population of 3.35 million as of 2010, making the city third most populous in Turkey...

  • Coşkun Can Aktan
    Coskun Can Aktan
    Coşkun Can Aktan is an economist and a professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management at Dokuz Eylül University in İzmir, Turkey. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Dokuz Eylul University and began teaching there in 1986, obtaining full professorship in 1996...

  • Dokuz Eylul University IEEE Student Branch (DEU IEEE)
  • Dokuz Eylul University Student Dance Union (DEUDANS)


Erasmus Partner Universities

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