Marmara University is one of the oldest educational institutions in Turkey. Established on 16 January 1883 and affiliated with the Commercial, Agriculture, Forestry and Mining industry. In the 1982 - 1983 academic year, education began at Marmara University, which consisted of 9 faculties, 1 school, 1 institute. Today, the number of faculties is 16, the number of schools is 9, and there are 11 institutes. The number of currently operating associate and degree courses at the University is 199. Close to 3,000 academic staff and more than 85,000 students are making contributions to Marmara University’s academic activities today, making it one of the most important institutes of higher education in Turkey. Marmara University has rapidly expanded, providing education training and research activities from 1982 on. The University has developed in social services, giving great importance to publishing and consultancy projects.