Suleyman Demirel University exists to provide an education for students from around the world that equips them with the knowledge and skills they require to pursue their ambitions. We seek to seek to create a learning environment that promotes free thinking, exchange of ideas, innovation and critical reflection among students. We passionately deliver a world class education and living experience which is student focused. We provide conditions to ignite their intellectual growth, to install in them a sense of citizenship and to positively influence the larger educational community. We celebrate diversity in cultures. We foster close relationship among students and teachers. We encourage the practices of personal reflection and intensive exploration of the market place through research and experience believing that career satisfaction is born of an authentic understanding of the self and the needs of the world.
Our vision – is to be a leading international university that provides best knowledge through excellent and intellectual creativity. By 2020 build a strong university culture, become a source of innovative forms of learning, contribute to balance between cost and quality of education by increasing the diversity of faculties and staff. To be recognized as effective and well-respected university promoting interests and dreams of students by offering comfortable conditions to achieve their goals and promote the well-being of community. To attract student all over the world by suggesting favorable terms that allow them to be sure about what is going on. Be established as university with strong culture, high quality education and as strongest competitor.
Suleyman Demirel University was opened in 1996 by the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and the former president of Turkey, Suleyman Demirel. Suleyman Demirel University is a privately supported, co-educational institution with a worldwide mission. Its major commitments are quality programs of undergraduate instruction, continuing education, research and public service provided at the most reasonable cost to students. The University's programs are particularly responsive to the needs of individuals, public groups, and agencies in the community; all are rapidly adjusting themselves to the quickly changing social, political and economical environment of the country.
The University aims to develop and pursue its programs in a manner to ensure that eligible students who desire to develop and expand their scholastic skills for personal, occupational, or professional growth have the opportunity to do so regardless of socio-economic status. Respect for the intellectual potential and dignity of students as individual human beings without regard for racial, ethnic, or cultural background, shall be paramount. During the 2008-2009 academic year SDU began instruction the new "Smart Campus". The campus is able to hold more than 7000 students. There are 8 faculties, 16 lecture theatres, 120 auditoriums, 1 conference hall, 1 stadium, 1 gym, 8 computer labs, 2 Internet cafes, 3 research centers, a medical center, 2 dormitories and 2 comprehensive libraries including a highly sophisticated electronic cataloging system and search engine which is accessible to all students, faculty and staff. In addition, the campus also houses 3 canteens and coffee bars to provide a relaxing and social atmosphere. Currently, the half of the project is completed and we started the new academic year in our smart campus.