General Description

In the heart of the Aegean Region, at the forefront of innovation, Celal Bayar University is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Celal Bayar University will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities. From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology, engineering and health sciences research, ideas that will change the world are at the heart of who we are.

Established in 1992, Celal Bayar University is one of the leading non-profit state-governed universities in Turkey with its nearly 48,084 students and qualified academic and administrative staff. With the diversity of its students, its global outlook, and its outstanding research, CBU is a university of compelling change. Celal Bayar University’s remarkable global appeal continues to grow with 12 faculties, 3 institutes, 4 colleges, 15 vocational high schools, 20 research and application centers and a Research Hospital.
Celal Bayar University is an international university with the values of academic freedom, dynamism, transparency, flexibility and innovation.

Celal Bayar University carries fundamental ideal of achieving excellence and highest quality in undergraduate and graduate education, in research and in public service by encouraging critical intellectual development, combining research and teaching, redefining educational goals of this millennium and by utilizing physical and human resources to provide a better learning environment and guided learning.

Celal Bayar University is the University of Choice for intelligent, motivated students who are willing to learn and accept responsibility and wish to receive high quality education in an atmosphere where ideas are freely exchanged.
Being a university with an international perspective, the educational system of Celal Bayar University is based on the principle of creative teaching and participatory learning.

Celal Bayar University is a research based, teaching oriented institution, training students up to the Doctorate level.

Celal Bayar University has three campuses:

1. Main Campus - Down Town Manisa: School of Applied Sciences, School of Health, and School of Physical Education and Sports are located there.

2. Uncubozköy Campus: Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences and Faculty of Medicine are located at this campus. Celal Bayar University Faculty of Medicine Hospital ( is also being built at this campus. Erasmus students in case of emergency can have various health services at our Hospitals based on their Insurance policy.

3. Muradiye Campus: It is 15 minutes away from the main campus. Rectorate Building is in Muradiye Campus (International Office, Student Affairs and Administrative Offices).Ā  Faculty of Arts & Sciences and Faculty of Engineering are located at Muradiye Campus. Students use local transport bus (NR 21) for transportation.  

Faculty of Education is in Demirci, 3 hours away from Manisa.

We have several libraries (Uncubozköy and Muradiye Campuses) and computer labs at the campuses.
Every spring we have annual spring festivals at the campus for two weeks. Students perform various shows and games during the festival.

Many conferences, symposiums, meetings in special topics are held at Süleyman Demirel  (Uncubozköy campus) and Sinema (Main Campus) Convention Centers.
Fall semester and spring semester usually begin in middle of September and February, respectively.