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Turkish public university located in Antalya
date of foundation: 1982
Akdeniz University (Turkish: Akdeniz Üniversitesi) is a public research university established in Antalya, Turkey. It has been chosen as the second most beautiful university in Turkey, after Boğaziçi University, with its campus having a wide and green land and being 15 minutes away from Konyaaltı Beach.
It is one of the leading educational institutions in the country with its Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The university, where the first face transplant was performed, created a revolution in the history of medicine. It is the 7th best public university in Turkey. Based on its academic studies, it is the 5th university with the most academic articles. Its success in the Public Personnel Selection Examination (KPSS) is above Turkey's average.
Akdeniz University gave its units in Isparta to Süleyman Demirel University, which was established in 1992; in Burdur to Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, which was established in 2006; and in Alanya to Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, which was established in 2015.
It continues its education and research activities in 24 faculties, 7 institutes, 3 colleges, 1 conservatory, 12 vocational colleges and 57 research and application centers. It is also a member of the European University Association and the Caucasus University Association.
In the 2021-22 academic year, a total of 64.335 students were studying, as 21.513 associate degree, 37.389 undergraduate, 3.893 master's and 1.540 doctorate students. As of 2022, a total of 2.829 academic personnel, 540 professors, 314 associate professors, 491 doctors, 674 lecturers and 810 research assistants, were working within the scope of the university.
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