Study in Erciyes University

Study in Erciyes University

The university takes its name from Erciyes Mountain, which, is located in the southwest of the city .If you want to learn more about the university life in Erciyes University in shortn ERU, here are the things that you need to know. Erciyes University was established in 1978 under the name of Kayseri University. The foundation of Erciyes University was laid in 1968 with the Gevher Nesibe Faculty of Medicine, which was established as an affiliate of Hacettepe University. Nearly 2300 academic staff still work at the university, and nearly 65,000 students receive education. ERU has integrated with its environment by providing education, research and health services.

The Main Campus:

Erciyes University Campus

Erciyes University Main Campus is centrally located on Talas road.  One of the leading goals of the university is to enable students to make the most of their extracurricular time, to organize activities for fine arts and to ensure that they participate in these activities.

Erciyes University has many indoor and outdoor sports facilities where students have the opportunity to do sports at any time of the day. Suleyman Demirel Sports Hall, with a capacity of 2500 spectators, within the campus area in Kayseri is in international standards; It is a modern gym consisting of Gymnastics, Fitness and Table Tennis halls where sports such as basketball, volleyball, badminton and handball are performed.



There are 4  state dormitories operating in Kayseri. The dormitories belonging to the Credit and Dormitories Institution have central heating and bathrooms, and these buildings have facilities to meet all kinds of social needs. There are halls, canteens, recreation, study and reading rooms where cultural and sports activities are carried out. In parallel with the increasing number of students at Erciyes University, the Credit and Hostels Institution increases the capacity of the dormitories. Other than those who stay in dormitories belonging to the Credit and Hostels Institution, students are staying in foundation dormitories, private student dormitories and hostels, and by renting houses in Talas district and city center.


Students who stay in male and female student dormitories affiliated with the Credit and Hostels Institution can easily reach the campus on foot or by buses and trams affiliated to Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality. People living in the city center and areas close to the city center can easily and directly transport by bus and tram.

Prep. School:

The School of Foreign Languages teaches English and Russian to the students of Erciyes University at different levels and for different purposes. In addition, the school lecturers take part in the administration of various language courses opened within “ERSEM”.

The experienced teaching staff of ERU aims to be beneficial to the adults of the future, has made it one of their primary goals to achieve better by making use of effective teaching and communication methods.

The Library:


Many different types of books are available in Erciyes University Library that students can use. The book collection has been completely transferred to the computer environment. So, students can also can benefits from the books on the digital area, as well. It is possible to access all information about the resources in the library collection via the internet.

Get Direction

University Website: https://www.erciyes.edu.tr

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