Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Elazig - Firat LC
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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35643
Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Surgery-General
August
0 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
Hospital
University Dormitories (May change)
Due to the pandemic and the earthquake that happened in our city we will not be able to accept any students. 
https://www.firat.edu.tr/en
LEOs
Mustafa Sefa Ozaydin
OVERVIEW
Fırat University, which has a deep-rooted history, started its educational services in Elazığ, a city with cultural richness. Then, it has become a higher education institution that contributes significantly to the progress of higher education in the Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia Region by establishing higher education institutions and training personnels with its postgraduate activities particularly in Elazığ’s towns and in Bingöl, Muş, Tunceli and in Kemaliye – a town of Erzincan-.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Firat University is a state university in central Elazig.

Initially, a High Technical School was opened in Elazığ in 1967, and in the same year, the decision of Ankara University that sets forth being established of the Faculty of Veterinary Science in Elazığ was approved by the Ministry of National Education.

The High Technical School was transformed into the Elazığ State Engineering and Architectural Academy (ESEAA) with the law no. 1184 in 1969, and the Faculty of Veterinary Science started education in 1970 being dependent on Ankara University.

Firat University Hospital, according to the protocol signed between the Ministry of Health with the Univercity Rector began operations in January 1985.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
There is a research lab in the university and there are several projects during whole year.

(2016-2017)The role of physiological and pharmacological concentration of melatonin on protection of postconditioning in myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury- Pharmacology
BOARDING
We will provide one meal a day at the hospital's main cafeteria.
We will also show you other restaurant and cafes where you can eat on your own account. 


LODGING
You can use the Univercity bus to the university hospital from the university dorm. It takes 10 minutes.
You will be staying at the university dorm during your exchange. Here you can see the picture below:


TRANSPORTATION
You can fly to Elazig from Istanbul it takes 1:30 hours. And you can come to Elazig by bus. It takes 14 hours.
In Elazig city, you can use bus.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Harput, Circir Waterfall and Lake Hazar, including the district of Elazig sharp. History places to visit. lake sunset will be monitored day. You can join on week.
You can participate in international programs at weekend.
MUST SEE
Harput Castle
Close to Elazığ city center, on a high hill, there are a variety of historical baths, mosques, churches, bazaars around the castle, there is an on-going archeological study, there are Turkish-English notes on certain sections, panaromic Elazığ view is great. 
Lake Hazar
The lake is far from the center of Elazig (28 km) where you can take a minibus with 3 tl. There is reaturant and a hotel and few shops. In the lake you can swim and go by cruise.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Please remember to bring your white coats & stethoscope & handbooks with you and don't forget that 80% attendance is mandatory to get the certificate.