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Ataturk University

Atatürk University is a land-grant university established 1957 in Erzurum, Turkey. The university consists of 17 faculties, 5 colleges, 15 vocational colleges, 6 institutes and 16 research centers with 33,544 (2008-2009) students.

Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine was established in 1962, began training in 1966 , the first graduates given in 1970 and to date has given 4208 practioners and 1654 specialist doctors trained. While still with 189 faculty members teaching in addition to Turkish and English section students, Kafkas and Erzincan University Faculty of Medicine, University students, totally 1334 students and 315 specialist students at the international level expertise training is provided in addition to the scientific studies that contribute to country and world medicine. Our faculty has also a capacity of 1300 beds with Yakutiye Aziziye Research Hospital provides health care service at an advanced level for the people of the region. 

Medicine is a sacred profession, created by with one wing of science, the other wing of art. To be a doctor and live as a doctor, being one of life's most painful ways, though, reminscing the creator, on the art of performing arts does not grant to any other profession, we wish you health and best regards.

 Departments Comprising the Division of Basic Medical Sciences: 

1. Medical Biology 

2. Anatomy 

3. Histology 

4. Physiology 

5. Biochemistry 

6. Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology 

7. Deontology 

Departments Comprising the Division of Internal Medicine: 

1. Pediatrics 

2. Forensic Medicine 

3. Pharmacology 

4. General Internal Medicine 

5. Psychiatry 

6. Public Health 

7. Nuclear Medicine 

8. Neurology 

9. Dermatology 

10. Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation 

11. Clinical Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases 

12. Pulmonary Diseases 

13. Radiology 

14. Radiation Oncology 

15. Cardiology 

16. Family Medicine 

Departments Comprising the Division of Surgical Sciences: 

1. General Surgery 

2. Pathology 

3. Thoracic Surgery 

4. Cardiovascular Surgery 

5. Pediatric Surgery 

6. Neurosurgery 

7. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

8. Gynecology and Obstetrics 

9. Ear-Nose-Throat Surgery 

10. Eye Diseases 

11. Urology 

12. Orthopedics and Traumatology 

13. Anesthesiology and Reanimation


Tuition Fees

General Medicine:

      Tuition fee for Turkish medium:

             Preparatory Course: (1 year) 2100$

             Medical Course: (6 years) 3600$ per year       

     Tuition fee for English medium: (The preparatory course is NOT NEEDED for the English medium course)

             Medical Course: (6 years) 5300$ per year 


             Preparatory Course: (1 year) 2100$

             Dental Course: (6 years) 3600$ per year        

Other payments (fees)

Payment for Invitation (Visa) - 100$ US

Registration (entrance) payment - 200$ US

Service charge - 500$


Please, ask us concerning the structure of fees on postgraduate courses by e-mail

Post Graduate fees depends on the specialty - from 3000 to 4500$ per year

Emergency help and insurance:

During the period of study outpatient care and medical observation is provided free of charge at the polyclinic of the University. Minimal required medical insurance payment is 100 $ US a year (including Preparatory Faculty).


Double-room in a student hostel: 600$ per year for all students, including preparatory and postgraduate faculties.

Students later having got adopted to the climate and the people in Turkey could rent a flat near by the University, where the rent would come around 150$ - 200$ per month.




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