The first capital of the Ottoman Empire with a history dating back to 4000BC at the heart of the silk and spice trade and Turkey's fourth largest and advanced city.
The city which has been the capital of many civilizations and religions for centuries is the hub of many monuments and historical works nowadays. The city’s skyline is comprised of historical landmarks varying from mosques to madrasas and from churches to baths.
Attracting attention for its natural beauty as well as its rich cultural heritage Bursa is also a much preferred holiday resort for winter sports. Uludag in Bursa is frequented by both winter and outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Home to many Islamic, Christian and Jewish monuments Bursa has also been the site of numerous council meetings which are of great importance to Christians. Within the province of Bursa, Iznik is the most important of the eight Christian pilgrimage sites located in Turkey.
Well-known for its large shopping centers, bazaars and museums Bursa has a temperate climate. The region is cool in the summer and mild in the winter.
One of the most important contributions of Bursa to the history of Turkish culture is the Karagoz and Hacivat shadow theater. Shadow Theater has reached the land of Bursa in the 17th century and become an important corner stone of Turkish culture since then.
Uludag University, which was established in 1975 under the name of Bursa University and took its current name in 1982, has been successfully continuing its educational services ever since.
The rectorate, the institutes and all faculties (except Faculty of Theology) are located in central campus with an area of 16 million m2 and 20 km away from the city center.
Uludag University has 4 Institutes, 11 Faculties, 1 State Conservatory, 3 Graduate Schools, 15 Vocational Schools and 19 Research and Application centers.
In the academic year 2011-2012 total of 46,239 students are studying at our University. Of these 32,457 are undergraduates, 12,782 are associate degrees, 1555 are masters, 735 are doctorate students, and 359 are students specializing in Medicine.
Regarding January 2012 our University has a total of 2280 teaching staff. Of these 2280 teaching staff, 418 are professors, 203 are associate professors, 287 are assistant professors, 167 are instructors, 285 are lecturers, 856 are research assistants, and 64 are specialists.
Dormitory we use is inside the campus.By walking 15 minutes away from the hospital.
How to reach Bursa
Once you have landed on Istanbul Ataturk Airport you can take bus no 96T (see the map below) which goes to Yenikapi (Ferry Port). The bus ride takes approximately 40 minutes*. You can also take a taxi to the Yenikapi Ferry Port which takes about 15-20 minutes and the fare costs approximately 15 €.
You can buy your ferry ticket at the port. However, you can book or buy your ticket online at the following address: http://www.ido.com.tr/.You have to choose the inter-city lines and select Yenikapi at Departureand Bursa at the arrival boxes (see the map below). The voyage takes 90 minutes and you get off at Guzelyali Ferry Port in Bursa.
*Please keep in mind that there can be busy traffic on the way depending on your departure time.
Once you have landed on Istanbul Ataturk Airport follow the Metro signs and take the metro to “Esenler Bus Station” (see the map below. Metro takes approx. 20 min.). When you get off at Esenler, you can choose a ride from various bus companies to Bursa. The bus ride to Bursa takes approximately 3,5 hrs and you will get off atBursa Bus Terminal. Take the bus no 93 from Bursa Bus Station to Uludag University Campus. The bus to the campus takes approximately 50 minutes.
How to reach Campus
From the Ferry Port:
At Guzelyali Ferry Port you can take bus no 2/U which goes to Uludag University Campus.
From the Bus Terminal:
Take the bus no 93 from Bursa Bus Station to Uludag University Campus. The bus to the campus takes approximately 50 minutes.
How to get around in Bursa
You can get around in city by bus and metro. Students get their transportation cards (BuKart) from the BURULAS which will be used for bus and metro ride on a discount fare.
Natural Park of Uludag; Cekirge, Armutlu, Oylat, Gemlik Thermal Springs; Armutlu, Kumla, Kursunlu Beaches; City Walls of Prusa; Nikaia (Iznik), Miletopolis (Karacabey), Mirlea (Mudanya), Kirmasti (Mustafa Kemal Pasha), Atranos (Orhaneli), Neopolis (Yenisehir) Ancient Cities; Koimesis, Hagios Churches, Necropol, Palace and Hipogeum of Nikaia; Orhan Mosque and Complex; Bursa and Karacabey Green Mosques
Some shopping opportunities are located in the Campus and comprises a copy and printing shop, a bookshop, a travel agency, a hair salon, a photography shop, a pastry shop, many cafeterias. Services are provided by agreement with commercial organizations. There is also a hotel in the campus. Near the campus at the Gorukle Village a student can find all the things he/she needed.