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Anadolu University is one of the preeminent innovative universities in Turkey. Anadolu University, a state university, houses 12 faculties (first cycle), 3 of which are distance education, 1 State Conservatory and 6 schools (first cycle), 3 vocational schools (short cycle), 5 graduate schools (second & third cycle) and 38 research centres and units.
The University is proud to have implemented one of the most successful distance education programs in the world, which is taken as a model by many national and international educational institutions. As of Spring Semester-2011, the number of students in the 3 distance education faculties is 1.730.656.
One of the major strengths of the University is the academic staffs who are committed to excellence in teaching and research in an academically and technologically enhanced environment. They in return, strive to pass on their knowledge and skills to their students in a dynamic and creative teaching environment.
Students, at Anadolu University while enjoying an innovative and creative learning experience also enjoy cultural activities such as plays, concerts and exhibitions. Students get a chance to meet and converse with many prominent artists, writers, and journalists who are invited to visit the campus. The staff and students also have access to sports facilities, tennis courts, and an indoor swimming pool.
At Anadolu University, we are proud of our student-centred campus and services. Students are provided with health and food services in a modern and safe campus environment. The University also grants financial assistance to those in need.
|Date of Establishment||November 6, 1958|
|Language of instruction||Turkish, English, French, German.|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. Davut AYDIN|
|Type of university||State|
|Number of Faculty||12 (3 of which are Distance Education)|
|Number of State Conservatory||1|
|Number of Schools||6|
|Number of Vocational Schools||3|
|Number of Graduate Schools||5|
|Number of Research Centres||38|
|Number of Academic Staff||1926|
|Number of Administrative Staff||1670|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||25.078 (Resident)|
|Number of Graduate (MA, MS) and Post Graduate (PhD) Students||2.018|
|Number of Open Education Students||1.730.656 (Students in faculties offering distance education such as Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Open Education)|