Dicle University founded in 1974 is one of the oldest universities in the south eastern region of Turkey. It is located on the banks of beautiful Tigris River, which is called Dicle in Turkish.Apart from its main campus in Diyarbakır, the university has campuses for its vocational schools in counties such as Ergani, Çermik, Çüngüş, Bismil,and Silvan.
Dicle University with its more than 30,000 students and nearly 4,000 academic and administrative staff is one of the most prominent governmental institutions in the south eastern region of Turkey dedicated to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines. Dicle University faculty is engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. It offers an excellent student experience and a social environment for students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century. It is the mission of Dicle University to achieve world-class excellence in every area of teaching and research. Along with its research and educational activities, the University also serves as a regional health center with its 1,500-bed Research Hospital.