Ondokuz MayÄ±s University (OMU) is a major state university founded in 1975 in Samsun, Turkey. The university bears the name “19 May”, which marks the date when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, came to Samsun in order to start the War of Independence.
OMU consists of 16 Faculties, 1 Conservatoire (OMU Samsun State Conservatoire), 3 Schools (School of Civil Aviation, School of Foreign Languages, Samsun Health School), 11 Vocational Schools and 5 Institutes (Educational Sciences, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences). Its 2,175-acre main campus is centred on Atakum municipality in Samsun.
As of 2013-2014 Academic Year, OMU has a total of 28,418 undergraduate, 4659 graduate, and 10.850 associate degree students
Recently, the universities have the right for selection of foreign students in accordance with their own regulations. The admission criteria have to be approved by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK). OMU organizes an annual examination called Ondokuz MayÄ±s University International Students Entrance Examination (OMU-ISE). The examination is only for those applicants to enrol in undergraduate (first cycle) programmes. The first condition for those wishing to take OMU-ISE is having another nationality other than Turkey (stateless persons and refugees can also apply). Secondly, they must be in the last year of secondary education or have successfully completed secondary education. In addition to OMU-ISE organized each year, the students are accepted to the undergraduate programmes according to the score of one of the international exams determined by the Senate.
The following is the list of scholars from Ondokuz MayÄ±s University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Ondokuz MayÄ±s University that are published in OMICS International journals.