Batman Üniversity was estabilished on 28 May 2007 in accordance with the supplementary article 88 of the law about making amendments in appendix Charts attached to the Decree law that is about Higher Education Institutions Organisations numbered 5662 and higher Education Institutions Instructors and Academic Staff and the decree Law about General Staff number and its methods. University includes the Faculties of Arts and Letters, Architecture and Engineering, Technical Education, Islamic Sciences, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Fine Arts, Technology; Institutes of Science And Engineering, Social Sciences And Health Sciences; Schools of Physical Education and Sports, Health, Tourism and Hotel Management; Vocational School of Health Services, Central Vocational School, Kozluk and Sason Vocational Schools. Universities should develop socially and culturally as well as giving theoretical and practical information. Batman University which aims such kind of a development, there is a good relationship between students, academic and administrative staff with regards to communication and respect. Besides, the modern city of Batman with a population of 400.000 and with its shopping malls, health services, educational and social opportunities, has a better structure than a number of cities in Turkey. Batman university has modern laboratories under the departments of cultural assets, computer, physics, biology, geology, food, handicrafts and many more. There are also practicing areas and studios for applied courses of the technical schools. In the capital of petroleum, Batman city, they have opened the department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering which is only available in two universities within Turkey. Students who choose this department will have the chance to visit important establishments such as TPAO, TÜPRAÅ and BOTAÅ while they get a practical education on these areas.