Cukorova University in Adana is a state university and was established in 1973. It is located next to Seyhan Lake on the Balcali campus. It has sixteen faculties, five aacademies, thirteen vocational academies, a state conservatory, three institutes and twenty-five research and application centres. It can also boast a major regional hospital amongst its many tremendous facilities.
There are over 44,000 students studying a variety of undergraduate, and graduate programs. These include such subject areas as; Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Pharmacy, Natural Sciences, Letters, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Ballet, Communication, Theology, Social Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Architecture, Fisheries, Agriculture, and Law amongst others.
Cukorova University is one of the top five universities in Turkey. Its primary language on campus is Turkish although some courses also encompass English language tuition. It has numerous international links with top universities from around the world