Introduction

Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports is the oldest school of its kind in Turkey. It was founded in 1932-1933 to educate PE teachers for secondary schools. In 1982 it merged with 19 May Youth and Sport Academy and named as Gazi Education Faculty Physical Education and Sport Department and then in 1992 it became a part of Gazi University and named School of Physical Education and Sports.

Gazi University Physical Education and Sport School, includes four departments: "Physical Education and Sports Teaching", "Trainer Teaching" , "Sports Management" and "Recreation"

Recration department is opened in late 2007 and it will accept its first students for the academic year 2008-2009.

Academic Personnel

In 2007, our school has 13 professors, 1 associate professor, 21 assistant professors, 6 lecturers, 11 Resaerch assistants. The distribution of the teaching staff is given below:

 

  Prof. Associate Prof. Assistant Prof. Lecturer Research Assistant
Phy. Edu.and Sport Teaching 4 1 12 3 5
Training Teaching 5 - 6 2 5
Sport Management 4 - 3 1

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Duration of Education

In every department duration of education is 8 semesters.

Education language is Turkish and English. There is also Secondary Education Program in "Training Teaching" and "Sport Management" departments.

Number of Students

The allocation of students between departments:

 
Formal Education
Secondary Education
Total
 
F
M
F
M
 
Phy. Edu.and Sport Teaching
134
233
60
106
533
Training Teaching
70
110
61
90
331
Sport Management
78
90
189
278
318
TOTAL
1182
 
 
 
 

Student Acceptance Conditions

School of Physical Education and Sports accpets its students by a special ability test. After results of OSS, students with enough score can apply accoding to OSS Guide-book. Universty determines the exam dates of field ability tests.

Appropriate election exams are held according to the curriculum of each department. The guide books including detailed information about the exams will be given to students upon application.