Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Samsun - Ondokuz May
Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Internal Medicine-Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine-General, Internal Medicine-Invasive Cardiolog, Internal Medicine-Noninvasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Pulmonary, Microbiology, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Respiratory Medicine, Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery-Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery-General, Surgery-Orthopedics, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Surgery-Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Vascular Sugery, Urology
Only one meal is given by hospital daily
Semih Ulusoy
Samsun is a city with a population over half a million people on the north coast of Turkey. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port. The growing city has 1 university, several hospitals, shopping malls, a lot of light manufacturing industry, sports facilities and an opera house. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk began the Turkish War of Independence here in 19 May 1919.

State Hospitals :

Samsun Gazi State Hospital

  • Samsun Carsamba State Hospital
  • Samsun Bafra State Hospital
  • Samsun Vezirkopru State Hospital
  • Samsun Havza State Hospital
  • Samsun Kavak State Hospital
  • Samsun Terme State Hospital
  • Samsun Alacam State Hospital
  • Samsun Maternity and Child Health Hospital
  • Samsun Oral and Dental Health Center
  • Samsun Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Samsun Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery  Hospital
  • Samsun Mental Health and Disease Hospital
  • Samsun Training and Research Hospital

University Hospital:

Samsun Ondokuz Mayis University Hospital

Lots of Private Hospitals.

Professional and Research Exchange Programes are only avaible in Samsun Ondokuz Mayis University Hospital


There are lots of research centers, students can find any kind of labs and researches according to their issues.

Principles and Reforms Historical Research and Application Centre
Biotechnology Research and Application Centre
Regional Development and Strategic Studies Research and Application Centre
Environmental Problems Research and Application Centre
Children Education Research and Application Centre
Experimental Animals Research and Application Centre
Hazelnuts and Other Nuts Research and Application Centre
Developmental Education Research and Application Centre
Aviation and Space Technologies Research and Application Centre
Advanced Technology Research and Application Centre
Women and Society Research Centre
Preschool Education Research and Application Centre
Ornithology Research Centre
Health Research and Application Centre
Aquatic Ecosystems Research and Application Centre
Continuing Education Centre
Clean Energy Technologies Research and Application Centre
Distance Education Research and Application Centre
University-Industry-Business World Cooperation Developmental Research and Application Centre
Creative Authorship Research and Application Centre
Agricultural Research and Application Centre
Occupational Health and Safety and Occupational Diseases Research and Application Centre
All meals during the day belong to the students.

Lodging is in a student dormitory. Generally rooms are doubled but in some cases it can be triple. Dormitory is close

to shopping mall, also transportation to the hospital and faculty is provided by bus, minibus or tramway (light rail).


Getting there;
Unles you are coming from Germany you will need to change plane in bigger citys of Turkey (such as İstanbul or Ankara) from there you can fly to Samsun Carsamba Airport (SZF) or you can take an intercity bus to arrive at Samsun Intercity Bus Station. 
In any of these terminals your contact person will welcome you.

For inner-city transportation you can use light rail, bus and minibus. You will be given information about general transportation ways to dormitory and hospital. 

link for local transportation

Click to learn about transportation from Samsun Carsamba Airport to accommodation

click to learn about transportation from Samsun Intercity Bus Station to accommodation

Samsun is one of the beautiful cities of Turkey. There are different interesting types of activities. You can have a boat trip, walk by the seaside and go for a swim, go on a gondola ride in Samsun Amisos Hill, have a picnic or play tennis/volleyball/football in Cakirlar Grove, go ice skating, play bowling.

There are many different pubs, cafes and restaurants in Samsun. If you would like to go shopping there are a lot of shopping centers and malls.

You will have an oppurtunity to travel to other cities of Turkey too.
There are many attractions in Samsun some of them are:
Cakirlar Grove is one of the must-see freshwater swamp forests in Samsun.
Bandırma Ferry is currently exhibited as an open air museum in Samsun.
Samsun Gazi Museum, Samsun Bulvar Shopping Mall, Samsun Nebiyan Mountain and Spring.
Fore more information:
Introduction film
Detailed informatin about Samsun and touristic spots 
List of some of the touristic spots in Samsun