The fundamental mission of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department is to graduate professional, well-equipped and creative physiotherapists and academicians who are well-equipped with professional knowledge, act according to professional ethics, show respect towards human rights and possess life-long learning and teaching skills. Our department is also involved in multidisciplinary work and endeavors to use physiotherapy and rehabilitation services, evidence based science and advanced technology for the benefit of the society.
With the aim of graduating successful and modern physiotherapists, our university has established collaboration protocols with Dokuz Eylül, Marmara and Gazi Universities of Turkey. Along with the collaborations, our department receives professional academic support from prominent faculty members at various institutions in Turkey. Our program has been designed in such a way that analysis, tackling problems, reaching conclusions, thinking creatively and critically, working in a team and communicating effectively have become indispensable elements of the course content. A number of collaboration protocols have also been settled with different institutions to provide our students with internship opportunities.
Students at our department benefit from laboratories equipped with modern technological facilities at world standards. Each laboratory has been designed to provide opportunities for approximately 40-50 students to receive instruction at the same time. Our University provides sufficient number of computers with Internet connections for students. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.
Graduates of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation program are awarded the title of a “Physiotherapist”. Program graduates may continue their studies at master’s or doctoral degree levels and become a “Specialist Physiotherapist” or “Doctor of Physiotherapy”.