: Jan 8, 2020

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Ankara University is a comprehensive state university with 18 faculties, 12 vocational schools, 1 conservatory, 14 graduate schools and 49 research and application centres. An institution has identified and integrated the history and mission of the Republic with its nation. The establishment of the Turkish Republic was much more than just a change in government; it was also a great social transformation based on modern science, contemporary democratic values and institutions. Similarly, the establishment of Ankara University, besides the obvious educational reasons, has also been a statement as the embodiment of a special mission. The founding of Ankara University was a personal initiative of Atatürk, aiming to set the foundations of his principles and revolutions; disseminating, firmly establishing and defending these principles and ideas that express modernity, science and enlightenment nationwide.


The mission of Ankara University is to educate individuals that will guide the society in the fields of science and arts through a universal perspective, and to contribute to the production of science, technology and arts with its distinctive and qualified research in the light of Atatürk’s saying, “Science is the most reliable guide in ;


Through the associate degree, undergraduate, and graduate programs it conducts, Ankara University educates individuals who can examine, question, and solve problems, who are self-confident, open-minded, and free of prejudices, respecting social and universal values, aware of the fact that ‘one who knows is strong’.

As being one of the 11 research universities in Turkey, Ankara University offers the accumulation of knowledge and technology acquired through the wide range of research and application centres within its body focused on various scientific fields. In addition, Ankara University Technopolis has been established as the Research, Development and Science Park of Ankara University. With its flexible structure and the long years of experience Ankara University has various opportunities in which the Departments of Biotechnology in Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine, Institutions of Stem Cells and Forensic Science are in cooperation. It aims to be Turkey’s leading Technopolis regarding the current corporation in life sciences. Within this scope, Technopolis provides scientific services carried out by the faculty members’ work and data to bring University- Industry cooperation at its summit.


The main objective of Ankara University is to sustain its pioneering identity being the first university of the Republic of Turkey through its qualified scientific research and education studies and to be one of the most prestigious universities in the world.


Ankara University has adopted transparency, justice, equality of opportunity and qualification as principles, as well as openness to improvement and change; it regards itself as thoroughly modernist and accepts variety as a form of intellectual wealth. Within this context, it encourages all its members to contribute to improvement and innovation, and prepares the necessary ground for the sustainability of such contributions.


The main objectives of our university are: to create scientific research and implement improvement projects by taking the primary needs of the country and the society into consideration; to support scientific research by allocating the highest amount of domestic and outer sources possible within both national and international contexts; to attach high importance to cooperation between the university and industry in scientific research activities; to accelerate national production with scientific and technological innovations by integrating the current technology development centre with the region, highlighting interdisciplinary approaches in education and research, throughout the whole wide range of the scientific disciplines of the university; to prepare diploma programs in the forms of formal and non-formal education as well as certificate programs through continuing education and education on distance, such as e-learning, and thus establish an effective cooperation between the university and society.

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 Capacity Building
 Education and Training
 Adult Learning
 Youth Exchanges
 European Voluntary Services
 Youth Workers

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