Fırat University, which has a deep-rooted history, started its educational services in Elazığ, a city with cultural richness.
Then, it has become a higher education institution that contributes significantly to the progress of higher education in the Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia Region by establishing higher education institutions and training personnels with its postgraduate activities particularly in Elazığ’s towns and in Bingöl, Muş, Tunceli and in Kemaliye – a town of Erzincan-.
Initially, a High Technical School was opened in Elazığ in 1967, and in the same year, the decision of Ankara University that sets forth being established of the Faculty of Veterinary Science in Elazığ was approved by the Ministry of National Education.
The High Technical School was transformed into the Elazığ State Engineering and Architectural Academy (ESEAA) with the law no. 1184 in 1969, and the Faculty of Veterinary Science started education in 1970 being dependent on Ankara University.
Elâzığ, Elazığ, Turkey