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Marmara University is a public university in Turkey. Situated in Istanbul, Marmara University has succeeded in becoming the second largest university in the whole country. The University's mission is to impart and promote knowledge and values consistent with universal standards, to meet the technological, social and cultural challenges of a global society, to contribute to the creation of an informed society, which learns about and shares this knowledge and values and to emphasize the European dimension in the delivery of educational opportunities. The present Rector (US:University President) of Marmara University is Prof. Dr. Tunç Erem (since 2002). Shows the Location of the Province Ä°stanbul Istanbul (Turkish: Ä°stanbul; a contraction of Greek εις την πολιν into the city, the former Constantinople, Κωνσταντινούπολις) is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. ... A mission literally means something that is sent, from the Latin word missum, sent. Thus we may refer to space exploration expeditions as space missions, or to a diplomatic outpost in a foreign territory as a diplomatic mission. Christian missions are movements or outposts of Christian proselytism. ... This article is about the continent. ... An academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the research and teaching faculty. ... Prof. ... 2002 (MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History

Marmara University is an institution with roots extending back into the 19th century when the Hamidiye College of Higher Commercial Education was established in the Cagaloglu district of Istanbul on January 16, 1883. At the time, it was the only leading higher education institution for studies in commerce and economics. From 1923 to 1959, the college was called the Higher Education School of Economics and Commerce and became the Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences in 1959. Marmara University was formally established in 1982, when the Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences was consolidated with several schools of higher education offering undergraduate-level study in medicine, dentistry, law, and fine arts. To these were added faculties of arts and sciences, education, and a school of foreign languages to provide a full complement of university courses. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as university colleges, and liberal arts colleges. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Medicine on the Web Medical Alarm & Use Medical Marijuana NLM (National Library of Medicine, contains resources for patients and healthcare professionals) Virtual Hospital (digital health sciences library by the University of Iowa) Online Medical Information- medical news, links and resources. ... X-rays can reveal if a person has cavities Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth and their supporting bones and soft tissues) to human beings. ... Fine art is a term used to refer to fields traditionally considered to be artistic. ...


Education

Marmara University currently has 52,000 students of whom 44,661 are undergraduate students and 7,406 graduate students. A total of 1,354 foreign students from 73 countries are currently studying at this institution. The proportion of female students constituted 43% of the total student population (in 2001) and is steadily increasing.


Alumni

Famous alumni of Marmara University include current Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and influential Turkish businessman and industrialist Aydin Dogan. In 1998, the much-loved Turkish actor, Kemal Sunal, known particularly for his role in film comedies, graduated with a masters' degree from the Television Studies Department of Marmara University's Institute of Social Sciences. Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan (born February 26, 1954) became prime minister of Turkey on March 14, 2003. ... Aydin Dogan was born in the Turkish town of Kelkit in 1936. ... 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Kemal Sunal (11 November 1944- 3 July 2000) was one of Turkeys all-time most successful comedians. ...


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Organizational Overview

Marmara University is comprised of 14 faculties, 9 vocational schools of higher education (generally providing 2-year associate bachelor degrees and 4-year Bachelors' in some cases), 11 graduate institutes and 29 research centers. The University currently offers a total of 136 associate bachelor's and bachelor degree programmes. Marmara University also has a Center of Continuing Education offering 20 different certificate programmes in a variety of areas, including foreign languages, computer training and initial teacher training courses. Marmara University is unique among Turkish universities in that it is the only one that currently offers education at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels in four languages of instruction-Turkish, French, English and German. Research is an active, diligent, and systematic process of inquiry in order to discover, interpret and/or revise facts. ...


Faculties

  • Atatürk Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Faculty of Divinity
  • Faculty of Communication
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Technical Education
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Health Education

Graduate Schools

  • Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences
  • European Community Institute
  • Institute of Banking and Insurance
  • Institute of Educational Sciences
  • Institute of Gastroenterology Science
  • Institute of Fine Arts
  • Institute of Neurological Sciences
  • Institute of Medical Studies
  • Institute of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Turcology Research
  • Institute of Mid-Eastern Studies

Vocational Schools

Four-year Programs

  • School of Banking and Insurance
  • School of Physical Education and Sports
  • School of Nursing
  • İstanbul Zeynep Kamil Vocational School of Health Services

Two-Year Programs

  • Vocational School of Divinity
  • Vocational School of Health Related Professions
  • Vocational School of Social Studies
  • Vocational School of Technical Studies

International Profile

The University has always been proactive in forming and extending its international relations.To realize its international presence, Marmara University sees it as essential to forge links with other European universities and institutions outside the EU that will allow students and researchers to access a wide range of opportunities. Many academic units within the University have been successful in developing student/lecturer exchanges within the framework of the Erasmus/Socrates programmes offered by the European Commission. Within the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, the Department of Political Science and International Relations alone has developed Erasmus Agreements with the Centre for European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Poland; Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden; Faculty of Preservation of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, Italy; Faculty of Political and Social Science, University of Antwerp, Belgium; Institute for Political Science, University of Regensburg, Germany and the Institute for Poltical Science, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive of the European Union. ... Jagiellonian University (Polish: Uniwersytet Jagielloński) is a university in Krakow, Poland. ... Stockholm University Stockholm University, or Stockholms universitet, is a state university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The University of Bologna (Università di Bologna, UNIBO) is the university of Bologna, in Italy. ... The University of Regensburg, situated in Regensburg, in Bavaria, was founded on 18th July 1962 by the Bavarian parliament. ... Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) is a university in the city of Mainz, Germany. ...


Contact

Marmara University Rectorate
Sultanahmet Rektörlük
Sultanahmet - Istanbul
Turkey


Tel:+90 212 518 1600
Fax:+90 212 518 1615


See also

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External link

  • Marmara University Homepage

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Marmara University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (542 words)
Marmara University is an institution with roots extending back into the 19th century when the Hamidiye College of Higher Commercial Education was established in the Cagaloglu district of Istanbul on January 16, 1883.
Marmara University was formally established in 1982, when the Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences was consolidated with several schools of higher education offering undergraduate-level study in medicine, dentistry, law, and fine arts.
Marmara University is comprised of 14 faculties, 9 vocational schools of higher education (generally providing 2-year associate bachelor degrees and 4-year Bachelors' in some cases), 11 graduate institutes and 29 research centers.
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