ABOUT CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY
“Manisa Celal Bayar University (MCBU) is a public university located in Manisa, a beautiful historical city in the Aegean region of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
More than 2781 people are involved in running our organisation (among them administrative staff: 1160, academic staff: 1614, foreigners working on agreement: 7). The aim of the university with its 55 thousand students (among them 652 are foreign students from 48 countries – 2016) is to support student exchange programmes and thus to be able to provide the opportunity of having two diplomas.
Manisa Celal Bayar University (MCBU) benefits the multicultural heritage of the city of Manisa, the history of which dates back to 1450-1200s BC. MCBU is among the leading universities in the Aegean Region in terms of number of students.
Our institution is striving to meet the highest standards in all areas of education and research taking into account the increasing globalisation and the educational expectations of modern society. Taking internationalisation for our natural mission, we provide a wide range of international Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, subject-related foreign language courses and elective subjects dealing with international and intercultural topics. Furthermore, the Manisa Celal Bayar University supports world educational programmes, promotes mobility, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue. The university is involved in the Bologna process and develops the European format of higher education.
With its academic departments, lecturers, physical capacity and with its cultural and sports opportunities, Manisa Celal Bayar University is an academic institution of high quality. There are 14 faculties, 3 collages, 15 vocational schools, 3 graduate schools, 28 research and application centers and a hospital.
Manisa Celal Bayar University has also a positive effect in the development of Manisa and its districts with its campuses in Uncubozköy, Muradiye, Demirci and with its vocational schools in nearly all of its towns. More than a thousand of lecturers, having both national and international experience, have been working at Celal Bayar University. They have dedicated themselves to be beneficial for the students.
The Manisa Celal Bayar University offers its students a challenging educational environment focusing on promoting excellence and talent. Our aim is to place ‘the right student in the right place’. Students can be assured of good tuition and supervision as well as a vibrant community, academic support, social and sporting activities.
We welcome a diversity of ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, religious, national, and international backgrounds, believing that the intellectual and social energy that results from such diversity is a primary asset of the Manisa Celal Bayar University.”
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