Centre for the History of Ataturk Principles and Reforms founded in 10 July 2001 is one of the affiliated centers to the Rectorate.
Centre was founded to assist the academic facilities, raise up academic personnel and carry out scientific and cultural activities in this field.
Started on 22.11.2004, "Mersin Belgeliği" project was completed in 2007.
By department, "Türk Basınında 10 Kasım" exhibition was organized in November of 2010.
The center published the Contemporary Turkish History- History of Ataturk`s principles and Reforms` in order to serve as a textbook in all departments of Mersin University. The third edition of the book was already published.