Pamukkale University was established in 1992 as a state university in Denizli. The university plays an important role to enhance the city of Denizli and Country through art, business, medical, science and technology with up-to-date knowledge, creativities for the young generation who are needed by the country. With 15 faculties, 5 institutes, and 4 vocational schools. Pamukkale University educates contemporary, knowledgeable, creative and entrepreneurial young minds which both Turkey and the world needs in the fields of medicine, engineering, economic sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, fine arts, educational sciences and technical education.
PAU Technocity, brings scientific solutions to the prevailing problems of the region and contributes to the research and development activities of the industry at the same time, and serves through publications, patents and research results. The university also provides internationally valid diploma opportunities to students through its interuniversity accredited programmes. Apart from being a member of the European University Association, it has a modern infrastructure and a library that provides, national and international electronic databases and periodicals for use of its students and academicians. Pamukkale University, where almost every day a scientific activity (congress, symposium, panel, interview) and concert is held, is a university that produces fundamental solutions for the basic needs of the students such as housing, nutrition and health, and receives full support from the city it is located in for these issues. Pamukkale University, which constitutes the modern educational and service environments with all the faculties and social facilities in Kınıklı Campus and locations in the districts, is proceeding steadily and quickly with the goal of becoming an international research university. The university has adopted the principles of “cooperation, globalization and total quality management” which are the buzz words of the time. The university, which attaches importance to the exchange of international students and teaching staff and has signed several bilateral cooperation agreements with many countries around the world within the scope of the projects such as Erasmus, Farabi, Mevlana and Leonardo, has been included among the top 100 universities in terms of the ranking of mobility among 3600 Universities in EU Countries.
The Education faculty, started to teach as a Female Teacher Training School in 1957 in Denizli then turned into Education Institute in 1976, and was attached to Dokuz Eylül University Buca Faculty of Education under the name of Denizli Education College. In 1989, it started to deliver four-year undergraduate education and on November 10, 1992, it became the Pamukkale University, Faculty of Education.
The department of Educational Management, Supervision, Planning and Economics aims to educate individuals who contribute to the literature by making theoretical and practical studies, examining the problems in the field of education, producing solutions and pioneering in the development and implementation of educational policies. Education and training activities are carried out in a democratic and participatory environment in line with the developments and changes in the field with a dynamic staff of expert faculty members. There are 2 professors, 3 associate professors, 2 doctors and 2 research assistant in the department. The department offers a Master’s Degree with Thesis, Master’s Degree without thesis (Second Education) and Doctorate programme.