About Us (über uns / à propos de nous / о нас)


20 September 2008: Foça School of Tourism and Hotel Management was founded.

10 February 2010: Foça School of Tourism and Hotel Management was renamed as Reha Midilli Foça School of Tourism and Hotel Management.

14 August 2014: Reha Midilli Foça School of Tourism and Hotel Management closed down and Reha Midilli Foça Faculty of Tourism was established.

2015: Department of Tourism Management and Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts affiliated to Reha Midilli Foca Faculty of Tourism.

2020: Our faculty moved to Dokuz Eylül University Tınaztepe Campus. It currently continues its educational activities under the name of Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Tourism.



Our faculty, following the developments in the global tourism ecosystem innovative knowledge that creates value by monitoring and establishing effective cooperation with stakeholders, aims to produce and raise entrepreneurial individuals. It is recognized at the national and international levels for its scientific studies in the field of tourism and the quality of education and to ensure the increase in the sector welfare and society by continuing to be a recognized educational institution.



Gastronomy Practice Kitchen, Mini Practice Kitchen (International Cuisine), Patisserie, Multifunctional Ovens, Conference Room, Meeting Room, Generator and USB Booster For Uninterrupted Training, Multi-Purpose Event Hall, Equipped Modern Classrooms (Computer, barcovision and sound systems).

FEATURED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Erasmus+ and Farabi Exchange Programs



There is a 1-year English preparatory program in our department. 30% of our teaching plan consists of lessons in English. The course passing and relative grade evaluation systems are applied in our department. In order for our students to gain competence in the field of information systems, Opera (hotel automation program) and SPSS (statistical data analysis automation) are taught. Our department has carried out Erasmus+ (student exchange program) agreements with various universities in Europe in order to offer our students the opportunity to study abroad.


Graduates of the Department of Tourism Management have the opportunity to have a career in tourism management with certificates, hospitality enterprises, tourism resorts with operating certificates and hotels with special certificates from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, group A travel agencies, first-class food – drinking and catering establishments, foreign tourism establishments, marinas and yachts enterprises, tourism information offices belonging to public and private organizations, educational and recreational facilities, etc. and they have the opportunity to make a career in airlines, tourism transport enterprises.



The Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts started its educational activities in 2018. There is an optional one-year preparatory education in English, a four-year education is provided with a bachelor’s degree in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts .  Students, beginning from the 3rd semester onwards, can take second foreign language courses (German or French) for professional use.


Graduates of the Department of gastronomy and culinary arts primarily work for Hotel Accomodation establishments, businesses and independent accommodation units, food/beverage establishments, including food and beverage units at airports, cruise ships, catering establishments, in public institutions that offer food/beverage service and all the institutions that offer food/beverage service.


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