Department of Plant and Animal Production
Mersin University Silifke Vocational School was founded in 1994. Students have been admitted since 2008 for Organic Agriculture Program which is belongs to Crop and Animal Production Department. Each year, 50 students are accepted at the Organic Agriculture Program. Lessons are given in Turkish.
Organic Agriculture Program accepts students with YGS-6 point. Fulfilling all the requirements of Schedule 40 business days of successful completion of the internship program and the graduates "Agricultural Technician" will receive the degree of a two year degree.
Qualification Requirements and Regulation
Which is available in the program (a total of 120 ECTS credits): Successful completion of all the courses and to have a GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 required for graduation condition for qualification.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
The graduates can work at the Ministry of the Food, Agriculture and Livestock , organic farms, organic markets, organic production inputs (seeds, organic fertilizer, organic agricultural fighting), private sector organizations , organic product certification organizations and their own land.
Access to Further Studies
After graduating from the organic farming program they can continue their education in the relevant section of the Faculty of Agriculture which are taking enough points in DGS (Vertical Jump Test) and have the title of agricultural engineer.
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department: Dr. Garip YARŞI Tel: 0 324 713 15 22/127 Fax: 0 324 713 15 23
Silifke Vocational School has 500 m2 glasshouse, 150 m2 soilless culture and 120 m2 glasshouse for ornamental plants. There are grown vegetables (tomato, eggplant, cucumber, pepper, melon) and fruits in outside. The School's strong academic staff, offers student a quality education in both theory and practice. Students can test their theoretical training with adequate facilities, and under supervision, in the gardens.