Information about Kocaeli universities and the most important features of them

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Information about Kocaeli universities and the most important features of them
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2022-07-19 Last update 2022-07-25

Information about Kocaeli universities and the most important features of them

Learn about the reality of university education and the best universities in Kocaeli, its local and international ranking, and the closest residential complexes to universities in Kocaeli  through Imtilak Real Estate.

What is the reality of university education in the city of Kocaeli?

Given the 3 universities that offer the highest levels of education in Turkey, and in light of the availability of a wide range of medical specialties at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and in light of the advanced ranks of these universities at the local and international levels, we can say that the reality of university education is ideal in the city of Kocaeli.

Likewise, Kocaeli universities provide their students with a strong infrastructure, represented in educational facilities that guarantee students the required educational attainment and the practice of many cultural activities, and social facilities that provide students with all the basic needs, and this leads us to say that the reality of university education is based on solid and strong ground in the state Kocaeli.

In addition, the geographical proximity of Kocaeli to Istanbul on the one hand, and the use of the English language along with the Turkish language in teaching curricula in Kocaeli universities, on the other hand, are factors that strengthen the reality of university education and encourage students to study in Kocaeli.

The best public universities in Kocaeli

1. Kocaeli University

Kocaeli University was established in 1992 in Izmit, close to Istanbul, and includes in its structure 19 faculties, 16 technical institutes, and 4 institutes of higher studies. It is one of the most prominent Turkish universities that continues to provide advanced scientific levels to students for thirty years to the present day.

Due to the devastating earthquakes that struck Turkey in 1999, 75% of the buildings in Kocaeli University were destroyed, but soon the university reconstructed all university buildings in a modern and sophisticated manner in all its social and educational facilities.

The campus in Umuttepe is one of the first campuses established in Turkey and one of the most prominent in the world, as it occupies an important geographical location near natural landmarks, away from all the hustle and bustle of cities, and extends over an area of ​​778,466 m², and includes many sports centers a hospital for scientific and applied research, modern scientific institutions, and other social facilities that guarantee all the basic needs of students.

General information about the university:

  • Year of establishment: 1992
  • City: Kocaeli
  • Type: Public university
  • 67,000 students
  • 1,500 foreign students
  • 2,000 academics
  • 19 faculties
  • 1 high school
  • 16 institutions
  • 4 postgraduate studies institutes
  • 24 scientific and applied centers designated for research
  • A huge scientific library that includes thousands of printed and electronic books, in addition to scientific journals and theses.
  • Languages ​​used in education: Turkish.

Kocaeli University ranking

According to the Ranking Web of Universities website, which is concerned with ranking universities at the global level, the ranking of Kocaeli University is 39th at the local level, and 1914th at the global level in the university rankings.

Kocaeli University

Kocaeli University majors

Below are the various majors in Kocaeli University and the colleges that embrace these majors at the undergraduate level:

  1. The Naval College: includes the departments of Maritime Business Administration, Maritime Transport Management Engineering, and Ship Machinery Management Engineering.
  2. College of Education: includes the departments of Computer Science and Educational Technologies, Educational Sciences, Basic Education, Mathematics Sciences, Turkish and Social Sciences, Foreign Languages, and Fine Arts Sciences.
  3. Faculty of Fine Arts: includes the departments of photography, graphic design, music, mosaic department, traditional Turkish arts, sculpture, drawing, and theater.
  4. Law School
  5. College of Sharia
  6. College of Architecture and Design
  7. College of Health Sciences: contains the departments of Nursing, Obstetrics, and Social Services
  8. College of Sports Sciences: It includes the Department of Sports Training, the Department of Coach Education, and the Specialization in Sports Management
  9. Faculty of medicine
  10. Faculty of Agriculture
  11. Faculty of Tourism: includes culinary arts, tourism guidance, and tourism management.
  12. College of Technology: includes the disciplines of Information Systems Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Systems Engineering.
  13. Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences: includes the majors of economics, international relations, industrial relations, and economic work, political science and enterprise management.
  14. Faculties of Engineering: including the disciplines of computer engineering, electrical engineering, Industrial engineering, Construction engineering, Environmental engineering, Geophysical Engineering, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Geological engineering, Power Systems engineering, Machinery Production engineering, Nuclear engineering, Mechatronics engineering, Software engineering, Space engineering.
  15. College of Communication: includes the majors of journalism, public relations, radio, television and cinema, visual communication design, and advertising.
  16. College of Aerospace and Aviation Sciences: includes Aerospace Engineering, Aviation Management Department, Aeronautical Electronics Department, Basic Aviation Department, and Engine Maintenance Science.
  17. Faculty of Arts: the majors include archaeology, biology, physics, mathematics, Turkish language and literature, oriental languages ​​and literature, philosophy, chemistry, and history.
  18. Faculty of Dentistry
  19. College of Business Administration

Kocaeli University fees

We highlight the fees of Kocaeli University through the following table:

Faculty
Undergraduate fees of foreign students
Faculty of Medicine
$3,428
Faculty of Dentistry
$2,285
Aviation College
$1,700
Navy College
$1,140
Faculty of Architecture and Design
$1,140
Engineering Colleges
$1,140
Law School
$1,140
College of Health Sciences
$1,140
Technical Colleges
$1,140
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
$850
Faculty of Education
$570
Fine Arts College
$1,140
College of Sharia
$570
College of Communication
$850
College of Mathematical Sciences
$570
College of Arts
$570

2. Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology

Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology is one of the most prominent private universities that pay increasing attention to education in the medical fields in the state of Kocaeli. It is classified as one of the modern universities that began focusing on medical specialties from the 2020-2021 academic year after changing its old name.

This university was founded in 2009 in Istanbul by the European Education Foundation under the name of the European Vocational School, but this university was transferred from Istanbul to Kocaeli and changed its old name, to be known as Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology in the year 2020, and it opens its doors to students in institutes colleges and graduate studies.

General information about the university:

  • Year of establishment: 2009
  • City: Kocaeli
  • Type: private university
  • 3 faculties
  • 1 institution
  • 1 postgraduate institution
  • Languages ​​used in education: Turkish and English

Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology ranking

According to Ranking Web of Universities, Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology is ranked 209th at the local level, and 20,598th at the global level in the university rankings.

Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology

Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology majors

The majors at Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology can be shown as follows:

  1. Faculty of Dentistry
  2. Faculty of Pharmacy
  3. College of Engineering and Natural Sciences: includes computer engineering and software engineering.
  4. College of Health Sciences: It includes the specializations of Nursing, Physiotherapy, and Rehabilitation.
  5. College of Social Sciences and Humanities: includes a major in Psychology.

Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology fees

Faculty
Fees
Faculty of Dentistry in Turkish
$9,140
Faculty of Dentistry in English
$8,570
Faculty of Pharmacy
$7,140
Nursing
$3,700
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
$3,700
Software Engineering
$4,285
Computer Engineering
$4,285
Psychology
$5,140
 

3. Gebze Technical University

Gebze Technical University, or GTU for its short form, is one of the most important universities concerned with high-tech disciplines in Turkey. It was founded on July 3, 1992, under the name Gebze Higher Institute of Technology, and then it was decided to restructure the university by a decision issued by the Turkish Parliament. To be in the name of Gebze Technical University in Kocaeli.

The campus of Gebze Technical University is located in the Çayruva district of Kocaeli, and it extends over an open area of ​​1,370,070 m², and a closed area of ​​26,612 m², and includes many social and educational facilities that highlight the strength of the university's strong infrastructure, such as university housing, student clubs and halls Sports, restaurants, cafes and other facilities.

Gebze Technical University

General information about the university:

  • Year of establishment: 1992
  • City: Gebze, Kocaeli
  • Type: public university
  • 3,658 undergraduate students
  • 3,892 postgraduate students
  • 4 faculties
  • 9 institutions
  • Languages ​​used in education: Turkish and English

Gebze University ranking

Looking at the Ranking Web of Universities, Gebze Technical University is ranked 38th at the local level, and 1,849th at the global level in the university rankings.

Gebze University majors

Undergraduate majors at Gebze University are as follows:

  1. Faculties of Engineering: the following disciplines; Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, Environmental Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, Surveying Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
  2. College of Aeronautics and Astronautics: It has an aeronautical engineering department only.
  3. College of Basic Sciences: includes the departments of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.
  4. College of Business Administration: includes the majors of economics, business administration, strategy sciences, and management information systems
  5. Faculty of Architecture: It includes the disciplines of architecture, city and region planning, and industrial design

Gebze University fees

Faculty
Fees
Engineering Colleges
$430
Faculty of Basic Sciences
$285
College of Business Administration
$285

Private universities in Kocaeli

Despite the strength of the strong infrastructure in terms of educational institutions in Kocaeli, Kocaeli University of Health Sciences and Technology is the only private university in the state, and this university is distinguished by its great focus on medical and technological disciplines, and its ease of enrollment for foreign students.

In addition, the strategic location of this university among the charming nature in the state of Kocaeli overlooking the Black Sea is one of its most prominent advantages. It also has a range of educational and social facilities that make education at this university enjoyable for students.

Read also: Guide On Investment Of All Kinds In Izmit, Turkey

The best residential complexes near universities in Kocaeli

Imtilak Real Estate company offers some of the best real estate projects in the state of Kocaeli in areas close to universities, where there are:

  • The Dora project, which is a high-end residential complex in Izmit, close to Istanbul, and about 10 km from Kocaeli University.
  • The Yuvacik Hills project, which is located on the shores of the Gulf of Izmit, and its apartments enjoy charming sea views and are very close to universities, as it is only 550 meters from Kocaeli University.

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