About University

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 S├╝leyman Demirel University, and in 2006 the units in Burdur were transferred to Mehmet Akif Ersoy University.

From its foundation to the present day, Akdeniz University has played a significant role in the development of activities of vital importance in the fields of education, research and development and service to society, as well as putting its signature on a list of outstanding successes in the fields of health, science, social development, education and arts at both the national and international level.

Today, Akdeniz University has 46 academic units including; 24 faculties, 7 institutes, 2 schools, 1 conservatory, and 12 vocational schools.