Uludag University Institute of Health Sciences
Institute of Health Sciences was founded under Uludag University Rectorate in 1982. As for the institute foundation, under the law on organization of higher education institutions, in accordance with the law no.41, enactment was changed and accepted considering Article 20.
“Post-graduate Education Regulations”, which was prepared by interuniversity board and implemented by the higher education organizations, was published on 01.07.1996 featured in the official gazette numbered 22683. In this context, principals were effectuated on 01.02.2008, featured in the official gazette numbered 26774 for “Uludag University Post-graduate Education Regulations” and regarding Post-graduate Education.
In the framework of the legislation provisions, Uludag University Institute of Health Sciences have the following responsibilities:
a- Providing education in the post-graduate level, including Master of Science and PhD degrees, conducting scientific research, dissemination the outcomes and offering consultancy services,
b- Organising academic activities effectively to increase the quality of post-graduate education, such as matriculation of university students, preparation of the teaching plan and programs, conducting examinations and assessments, supervising the theses,
c- Training specialized manpower in the areas that our country needs in accordance with the plan and programs organised by Uludag University,
d- Publishing, improving and disseminating research on the subjects that could contribute to the number of scientific research and technological advancement,
e- Improving the collaboration among the agencies and institutes in the society and in line with the needs of the society providing education and conducting research to present the outcomes for the benefit of the society.
After Uludag University Institute of Health Sciences became official, Prof. Dr. Şermin Paker KALAYCI, Prof. Dr. Feridun GÖKIRMAK, Prof.Dr. Ahmet ÇİMEN, Prof. Dr. İsmail H. ULUS, Prof. Dr. Recep TINAR, Prof. Dr. Kasım ÖZLÜK, Prof. Dr. Gürsel SÖNMEZ and Prof. Dr. Metin PETEK worked as a head of the Institute. Recently, Prof. Dr. Ülgen GÜNAY has been working as a manager. In our Institute, there are 31 post-graduate education programs in total under Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary and Health High School. Since 1982 (as for 23.11.2015), 141 master theses, 338 doctoral dissertation have been completed. In these departments, recently, 103 master students and 182 doctorate students, making 285 in all, have been studying.
Our Institute aims to educate and train students in a way that they will be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge in the academic life and other fields of application that they gained during their education. To coordinate the master and doctorate programs in the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary and School of Health Sciences, to register students to these programs considering the regulations and decisions, providing education and other relevant tasks regarding students’ education are among the main missions of our Institute.