The University

Why COMU ?


With its 44.000 students, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU) is one of the most competitive universities in Turkey, and always looking for more talented people to play a part in its future - this is where you come in! COMU is a modern state university, committed to world-class academic excellence. The reputation and popularity of COMU in Turkey is based on the high quality teaching and learning experience available to students at the university. At COMU, you can work with well-qualified, intelligent, dedicated academic staff who will encourage your self-development in order to continue being successful after graduation. At our university, students have access to wide-ranging learning resources and up-to-date facilities. Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University possesses a research fund which encourages the progress and development of society by financing scientific research projects. In addition, COMU actively seeks to propose and develop projects within international research programmes. In 2011, COMU attracted millions of Euros in research grants and contract income from a variety of funders, including the EU, the Turkish Science and Technology Research Council (TUBITAK), the Turkish Ministry of Development, the Turkish Higher Education Council and various NGOs.

Campus Life

With its beautiful panoramic views over the Dardanelles, its clean air, beautiful natural environment and rich history and cultural heritage, COMU is situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in Turkey. Campus life is one of the university’s greatest assets and a welcoming home-from-home for students who are living away from their home for the first time. On the campus, in addition to finding all the facilities necessary for a comfortable daily life and successful academic study, students can enjoy cultural events, art exhibitions, concerts and sports events as well as a variety of social and academic activities organised by student clubs and societies in a friendly environment. COMU student clubs enrich and add dynamism to university life. These clubs contribute to the development and learning of students as individuals, as they learn to work cooperatively, as well as enhancing their enterprise and self-confidence. Students can choose from a wide spectrum of activities depending on their abilities and interests. The clubs are organized by the students themselves and coordinated by the Health, Culture and Sports Office. We look forward to welcoming you in Çanakkale.