Education was suspended until further notice in Turkish higher education
institutions in the provinces of Kahramanmaraş, Adana, Malatya, Adıyaman,
Hatay, Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, which were
affected by the Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquake.
Students living in this region and studying at universities in other
provinces will be provided necessary assistance for exams and attendance
between 6-17 February 2023.
The sixth-year medical students and fifth-year dentistry students of the
universities in the mentioned provinces are not subject to the decision.
The emergency and intensive care units of our university hospitals in the
region and surrounding provinces are open to the service of our citizens,
and necessary measures have been taken to increase their capacity.
After the completion of the damage assessment on the campuses where our
higher education institutions are located in these provinces, a new
statement will be made regarding the start of education.
In addition, our citizens whose houses were damaged in the provinces
affected by the earthquake will be provided with university facilities
under the coordination of the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
We grieve for those who lost their lives in the earthquake and wish a
speedy recovery to the wounded.