FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION
Akdeniz University Faculty of Communication was established in 28th March 1983 according to 2809 act’s 30th additional clause with Council of Ministers Cabinet’s 12.08.1998 dated 98/11614 numbered decision. Our faculty started its education with 40 students registered in Public Relations and Publicity degree program in 2000-2001, and from the day our faculty has started its education, it gives breath to communication sector by educating communication professionals who has ability to put their mark in communication. Our Faculty’s programs continue its mission with Public Relations and Publicity, Journalism, Radio-Television and Cinema programs, which provide 4-year degree programs after prep class, and 500 students have graduated since its inception.
Employing three faculty members and three administrative personnel on the establishment date, our faculty has 3 professors, 5 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, 7 lecturer, 4 assistant with doctorate degree, 8 doctorate and 2 graduate students, 5 experts and 14 administrative personnel in 2011.
Our faculty proves its sufficiency in post graduate education as well, in 2001-2002 academic year it started Public Relations and Publicity master degree program, and in 2008-2009 academic year it started Communication doctorate degree program. Growing endlessly from the date it was established, our faculty has made its application to Higher Education Institute for master degree programs of Radio-Television and Cinema and Journalism programs in 2011.
Focusing qualified education programs for our students, as a corporate citizen in the light of public interest and social responsible sense, our faculty aims to strengthen the relationship between university and sector as well. To achieve this objective our faculty produces a variety of projects by developing multi-dimensional cooperation. While project outputs contribute to our education, these outputs support social benefit as well.