Toros University

Toros University
Toros Üniversitesi
Motto Beyond Education, Into Life
Type Private
Established July 23, 2009 (2009-07-23)
Location Mersin, Turkey

Toros University is a recently established university in Mersin, Turkey.

It was established officially on July 23, 2009 by the Mersin Education Foundation (Turkish: Mersin Eğitim Vakfı), a foundation founded 40 years ago and active in establishing high schools. It is a private non-profit (Turkish: vakıf) university. It is named after the Taurus Mountains, a mountain range which extends from east to west in southern Turkey.

Today, there are two more universities in Mersin Province; Mersin University is a public university and Çağ University is another private university.

Academic units of Toros University

Presently the units of the university are as follows[1]

  • School of Engineering
  1. Computer Engineering
  2. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  3. Industrial Engineering
  4. Software Engineering
  • School of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences
  1. Economics

Planned units

  • School of communications
  • School of Arts
  • School of Technology and management
  • School of foreign languages

Research & Development Laboratories

Furthermore, post-graduate schools and a vocational school, as well as some other departments of the School of Engineering and School of Economic, Administrative, and Social Sciences, are under planning.


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