Dokuz Eylül University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was established by Professor Namık Çevik and Professor Z. Candan ALGUN (TÜREYEN) on 03.07.1992 by Law No. 3837. Education has initially been started at its temporary settlements inside Balçova Thermal Facility in 1993-1994 academic year as the first institution providing undergraduate physiotherapy education in Aegean Region and third school in Türkiye. It was then moved to its new building inside the Health Campus in Inciralti in 1995-1996 academic year. Graduate students of the school owning the highest entry scores are given the title of “physiotherapist” with a bachelor’s degree since the year 1994-1995.