Ege University is a state university that acts as a focal point for education, research, cultural and social activities in the city of Izmir and the Aegean region.
Ege University was established in 1955 (according to Law No: 6595) Ege University is a research based, teaching oriented institution, training students up to Doctorate level.
A total of 80,000 students were enrolled at Ege University in the 2014-2015 academic year, the number of the academic staff is approximately 3,000. Today, Ege University has 13 Faculties, 3 Graduate Schools, 6 four-year Schools, 5 Institutes, 7 two-year Vocational Training Schools and 27 Research and Application Centers.
EU Agriculture Faculty is the oldest continuously operating agricultural school in the nation, but its greatest tradition is its commitment to contemporary education - of agriculture.
With approximately 2500 students in over 30 undergraduate and graduate majors, the faculty embraces its mission to promote agricultural facilities among individuals and communities in Turkey, the nation, and the world through integrated multidisciplinary approaches to research, creative activity, teaching, and community engagement.
The Department of Landscape Architecture was established in 1976.
Landscape architecture is the art and science of analysis, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land.
The scope of the profession includes site planning and development, environmental restoration, sustainable design, urban planning, park and recreation planning, regional planning, and historic preservation.
EGE will be active in several major works carried out in sub-demo's of the İzmir Implementation Project, contributing to the identification and abatement of the Heat Island Effect via green corridors and green roofs, riverbank restoration and climate smart agriculture. EGE is also expected to contribute to the development of the Renaturing Urban Plan Methodology development and KPI identification.