Pacing fast on the way to take its place among the elite educational institutions, Afyon Kocatepe University is a highly respected and well-established university that closely monitors the scientific and technological developments of 21st century along with conducting quality research at the international level.
Through its faculties, institutes, schools, vocational schools and research centers, Afyon Kocatepe University aims to equip our youth with world-class professional knowledge and skills, and to educate individuals who are sensitive to the problems of the country and the world, human rights, environmental issues, value judgments of society and respectful for differences, self-confident and connected to the basic principles of our democracy and republic.
Our primary duty is to provide an environment in which students are able to take education in peace and confidence, and express their thoughts and feelings freely. Our campuses are arranged for our students with a contemporary understanding that meets the social and cultural needs of our students, supplies regular and high quality of life and becomes a place for quality education.
The teaching staff working under the roof of our university and pursuing their careers are supported with every possible opportunity and can realize their scientific studies freely. The main mission of our university finds its place at this point and the studies of our esteemed scientists are presented to the world of science. The studies published in nationally and internationally qualified journals by the scientist working at our university are increasing rapidly.
We claim to do well at regional, national and international levels with the teaching staff and students of Afyon Kocatepe University as a whole with the esteemed public of Afyonkarahisar. We are going to contribute to the prosperous future of our country through the education we give and our scientific studies we conduct.
It is believed in our university that a modern university consists of not only a good education, but also social events and our university is leading in this direction. During the academic year seminars, symposiums, conferences, panels and informal essays are organised.
Our university supports social, cultural and sports events which are formed by student clubs. Every year in May, university's traditional spring festival is organized. A big excitement is experienced during the fair, sport tournaments, fashion shows and the other shows.
In our university it is aimed to bring up versatile individuals and culture and art facilities are emphasized.The salons in Atatürk Culture Center, M. Rıza Çerçel Culture Center and the salons in our academic departments are used for these facilities. The salons have enough capacity and equipments for the students's and the lecturers's all kind of cultural and artistic activities. Our students can watch the films in cinema salons in Afyonkarahisar, too. In all our campuses , there are sports facilities and our students can make sports there.
Our students can make sports such as football, basketball, voleyball, tennis, table tennis, athletism gymnastics, step, mountain climbing, boxing, wrestling, taekwondo and karete. They can join the teams and tournaments.