The city of Gaziantep is the largest commercial and industrial center in western southeast of Turkey, With a history of almost three thousand years that s’ is built by great civilizations like the Akkadians, Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Urartians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, the Sassanids, Arabs and finally the Turks; Gaziantep took advantage of all those civilizations that have contributed in their own way to the socio-economic and cultural development of the city and its outskirts. The importance of the economic and socio-cultural fields of the city and it region as is that from the beginning of its history, is still one of Gaziantep crucial centers in historic Silk Road. Now, Gaziantep Region , clearly benefits from this history in economic, social and cultural heritage . Overview Gaziantep is the largest trade and industrial center in the west of Southeastern Turkey. Culturally and socioeconomically, it is the most developed city in the region. Requires modernization and development reinforced by contemporary science and highly advanced technology to catch up to the late vis -a -vis other cities and regions of Turkey. The graduates of the Gaziantep University ( GAUN) and other universities face great obstacles in finding jobs according to their qualifications or specialties and disciplines, and the difficulties of employability is noticed by no adaptation between graduates / the contents of curricula’s with the Jobs profile in the local labor market. It is for that, Gaziantep university aims to propose a project promote the adaptation (graduates vis- a- vis labor market needs ), and requires a strategic partnership with Europeans universities and organizations for benefiting of their experiences in this field (www.gantep.edu.tr). The population is Gaziantep University is more than 40.000 student with the 5000 students from approximately 100 different countries from all over the world. Our university is a higher education institutions (university and public body), having diffrenet departmentsd like Target Technology Transfer Office, Social Involvement Projects Centre and 28 Faculty in Gaziantep province. The University of Gaziantep was founded as a state university in 27 June 1987, but higher education on campus began as early as 1973 when the institute was an extention campus of the Middle East Technical University. The main campus is located at Gaziantep with its extention campuses situated in the neighbouring cities and districts of Adiyaman, Kilis, Nizip, Oguzeli, Besni and Gölbasi. Objectives The University of Gaziantep having also Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ERAPLUS-ECHE), has always tried to train its students as enlightened, research-minded, scientifically oriented graduates of good character. The main objectives of the University are:
– Cultural, scientific, technical, medical and vocational education and training,
– Fundamental and applied research,
– Development of perspectives with respect to social issues, responsibilities and ethics,
– Technical, scientific and cultural exchanges with similar institutions at national and international levels,
– Professional adaptation to our rapidly changing society and the world in general, with particular attention to European
Higher Education Area,
– Contribution to the development of Turkey.