Akdeniz University was established in 1982. Currently, there are 60.626 pregraduate, undergraduate, and graduate students studying in 457 programs in 18 faculties, 7 Institutes, 5 Higher Vocational Schools, 1 Conservatory, 11 Technical Colleges, 48 Research and Implementation Centre.
Diversity and Internationalization is important for Akdeniz University as it is increasingly part of education and research. With diversity it targets to not only increase quality of service but also become part of the global world. Therefore, having International students is the important component of this vision.