Atatürk University's history is one of the fantasies that worked out for the Republic of Turkey. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the organizer of the Republic of Turkey, talked about the need of setting up a vast college in Eastern Anatolia at his Grand National Assembly introduction discourse on first November 1937 and furthermore gave directions for the begin of the procedures. After the demise of Atatürk a break was taken from these procedures for a long time until when in 1950 this issue was returned on the motivation.
A board of trustees, which was shaped in 1951, recommended that the college to be set up in the East be in the Erzurum region. Atatürk University comprises of 17 faculties, 5 secondary schools, 15 professional secondary schools, 6 foundations and 16 research centres with 4,035 Publications. Academic Units are Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Economics and Administrative, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, KazÄ±m Karabekir Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Divinity, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Communication, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Law, Oltu Faculty of Earth Sciences and Faculty of Health Sciences. RESEARCH CENTERS AND THEIR FOUNDATION YEARS are Training centerof carpet business(1962), Health application and research center(1978), Environmental issues research center(1978),
Industry collaboration development center(1988), Earthquake research center(1989), European Union relations research center(1989), Application and research center of language pedagogy andinstruction(1993), Biotechnology research center(1995), Medical and experimental application and research center(1996), Computer sciences application and research center(1997), Medicinal aromatic plants and drug research center(1998), Turkish and Armenian relations research center(2000), Entrepreneurism research and application center(2005), Educational surveys research and application of organ transplant(2005)and Application and research center of Turkish culture(2005).
The following is the list of articles by scholars from AtatÃ¼rk University that are published in OMICS International journals.