Study in Firat University

Study in Firat University

The university life holds an important place in every student’s life. If you are wondering about how the university life at Firat University, read this article and find the answers to your questions. Firat University, which has a long history, started its education and training service in Elazig, which has a rich cultural life. Later, it has become a higher education institution that contributes significantly to the development of higher education in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia by opening higher education institutions in the provinces of Bingol, Mus and Tunceli and Kemaliye district of Erzincan. Higher education institutions in Elazig were gathered under a single roof under the name of “Firat University” on April 11, 1975 and started their activities within the framework of a structure consisting of Veterinary Faculty, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Letters.

The Main Campus:

Main Campus

Firat University is located in the center of Elazig. There are 16 Faculties, 4 Institutes, 2 Schools, 9 Vocational Schools, 1 Conservatory, 3 Departments under the Rectorate, 22 Research Centers within the University. There are about 40 thousand students here. The Ataturk Cultural Center, located in the Engineering Campus, where almost all cultural and social activities are presented, has a capacity of 788 people and there is a lounge in the foyer. With its hall, offices, service areas and foyer; It is an ideal venue for activities such as ceremonies, symposiums, conferences, panels, concerts, exhibitions and openings.


Firat University is located in Elazig city center. To reach here, you can reach the city center by shuttles.


In the dormitory belonging to the Institution of Credit and Dormitories adjacent to the Engineering Campus of the University; In addition to the bed capacity of 1042 girls and 1072 boys, the new dormitory of 1000 people belonging to the Credit Dormitories Institution has been put into service as of 2013. Apart from the dormitories affiliated with the university, Firat University provides services in many private dormitories where students can stay.

Prep. School:

The School of Foreign Languages provides foreign language education to its students in preparatory classes. In addition to these, the school offers optional (voluntary) foreign language education to all new Firat University students before starting their undergraduate education. In a relatively short time since its establishment, our School has made great progress both in improving the quality of educational activities and in creating appropriate physical conditions. As of November 2013,  The School of Foreign Languages building has been put into service with a total of 33 classrooms with different capacities, most of which are supported by multimedia, 5 amphitheater, 1 conference hall that is actively used with meetings and events, and 2 language laboratories where we combine language teaching with technology.

The Library:

Firat University Library

Firat University has a rich library. There are so many facilities  for the students, academic and administrative staff of the university. Students, academic and administrative staff of the university are offered the opportunity to benefit from the services provided that they become a member of the library. In addition, outside researchers can also benefit from all kinds of information sources in the library collection.

Get Direction

University Website: http://www.firat.edu.tr/tr

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