Akdeniz University was founded in 1982 in Antalya, and incorporated a number of higher education institutions in the West Mediterranean region of Turkey. From its foundation to the present day, Akdeniz University has played a significant role which provides added value to the entire country from a starting point in the West Mediterranean region by implementing important activities of vital importance in the fields of education, research and development, and in the services it provides to society. Akdeniz University has put its signature on a list of outstanding successes in the fields of health, science, social development, education, language and arts at both the national and international level.
Akdeniz University has 74,000 students and 2,700 members of the academic staff. The main campus of our university is located between Dumlupınar Boulevard and the Uncalı district. Today, Akdeniz University continues its various activities in the fields of education, research and service to society in 24 Faculties, 7 Institutes, 1 School, 1 Conservatory, 12 Vocational Schools and 54 Research and Application Centers.
Akdeniz University faculty members carry out their tasks in the implementation of this Project by research in related literature, writing advocate paper, curriculum development and collaborating with partners for implementation of the curriculum. Being a partner in PoP Project gives the opportunity to Akdeniz University to contribute rural development in Turkey and the EU, provide support to young people to continue their lives outside major cities and to contribute to enhancing cooperation between Turkey and the EU.