Akdeniz University in Antalya is a state university which was founded in 1982. It is situated in various locations around Antalya. There are more than 42,000 students studying at Akdeniz University, across nineteen faculties, seven institutes, five schools, thirteen vocational schools, and forty-three research and application centres.
Students can study programs in the areas of; Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture, Natural Sciences, Letters, Economics, Business, Administrative Sciences, Law, Engineering, Education, Communications, Fine Arts, Fisheries, Theology, Dentistry, and Tourism.
Notable alumni include the Turkish surgeon, Dr Omer Ozkan, who performed Turkey’s first full face transplant in 2011.