Gazi University is one of the few universities whose history dates back to 1920s in Turkey. Today, Gazi University carries out its educational and research activities with its 21 faculties, 5 colleges, 11 Vocational High Schools, 35 research centers and 7 institutes.
It still claims it is a higher education institution which is worthy to Atatürk. The university has faculties of Education, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Engineering, Architecture, Economics and Administrative, Communication, Science of Arts, Law, Fine Arts. Being the leader of the country with its education faculties, Gazi University has faculties of Industrial Arts, Gazi Education, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Commerce and Tourism. In addition to the students from all around the country, Gazi has also more than 1500 foreign students from Turkic states. It also meets the needs of academic staff of other universities with more than 5 thousand students in master and PhD programs.
Gazi University carries out its education in different campuses which are called Besevler, Emek and Maltepe in Ankara. With its 80 thousand students and more than 4000 academic staff, Gazi University is the biggest university of Turkey. And it is close to the world average in terms of the number of students per instructor.
Gazi University Faculty of Medicine is one of the greatest and most respected Medicine Faculties in our country. As of today, 290 Professors, 113 Associate Professor, 20 Assistant Professor, 15 Instructors, 36 Specialists, 561 Research Assistants, in total 1035 instructors have been serving in our country with modern Research and Application Hospital at the field of modern medical education in 2015’s. In our faculty, Faculty of Medicine has been providing education in two branches, Turkish Medicine Program and English Medicine Program. General student quota is 2.690. Our hospital has in service training coordinator-ship for healthcare personnel and trainings on health protection and improvement are organized. Trainings for patients and patient relatives has been conducted. Department of Public Health was established in 1980. 26 instructors are serving in this department.
Undergraduate education on public health specialist, PhD in public health and occupational health and demographics of accident’s epidemiology educations have been provided since the establishment of the institution. Each year, approximately 15 researches are conducted on health status of society, risk factors and preventing diseases. These researches are reported and studies are conducted on the subjects of raising awareness of society and patients by creating solutions. In addition, national and international projects, conferences, congresses and symposiums are organized.