17th Year of Pioneering Education, Research and Community Outreach 

Atılım University was founded by the Law 4281 on 15 July 1997 in Ankara and started its activities in 1997-1998 academic year.

The ongoing academic year of 2013-2014 marks the 17th anniversary of our foundation and commitment to excellence in education and research activities which strongly connected to all stakeholders and university staff.

Thanks to its uninterruptedly contiueing investments, Atılım University has made significant progress within this period on its way towards becoming an internationally recognized research university… 

A World University

We belive that the presence of international students and staff contributes much to realize our strategic commitments regarding internationalization of our university.

They both enrich the academic life and cultivate multi-national and multi-cultural atmosphere of our campus.

So, we welcome international students from any corner of the world happly and be absolutely glad to host them at our university.

Internationalization Strategy

Our Vision: We will reach to the world to enhance the international network of our university to constitute stronger partnerships and cooperations; to attract the brightest students and world-renowned scholars while disseminating the knowledge produced for humanity.

Our Mission: To set up a body that pursues newer and sound partnership opportunities worldwide while hosting international students and staff from as many different countries as possible and delivering the highest caliber supplementary services to our prospective and ongoing students.

Atılım at a Glance;

Atılım is a fast emerging university in international arena with a strong and competitive structure well designed and developed at international standarts

Atılım recorded remarkable success in every aspect of higher education, research and community outreach within 17 years, since its establishment, and so, highly reputed internationally

Thanks to its uninterruptedly continueing investments in the field, Atılım has become one of the leading, most innovative and preferred foundation universities of Turkey

Proceeding on self financing, Atılım is an independent and free university which is essential for a prolific and prosperous academic life

Atılım is a campus university with fully equipped tailor-made facilities built up by use of cutting-edge technology that offers a modern atmosphere for teaching, training, research and social participation

Atılım has grown to have considerably large-scaled faculties and institutes with a lot of departments and contemporary programs covering a wide range of diverse scientific studies

Being a non-profit institution, Atılım manages to offer top quality services at relatively modest prices

Adopting a targeted lifelong learning mission, Atılım promises its students to work in company until they accomplish their goals and ambitions in the professional life, and then

Education and Research at Atılım

In accordance with the strategic goal of being an international university, Atılım develops curriculums at international standarts, compatible with international credit transfer systems

Likewise, Atılım chose English language as the medium of instruciton in order to be genuinely integrated in the universal academic system; but nevertheless, Atılım offers good opportunities to its students to learn and develop skills in a second language, or more

Atılım has adopted a multidisciplinary approach in education and research to enrich the curriculums and provide program elasticities so as to increase the employability of its graduates

Consequently, it is statistically measured that 92 % of Atılım’s alumni, which is over 6,000 at the time being, have been recruited after graduation

Thanks to the diversity and elasticity of departmental programs in Atılım, students have the chance to transfer within the university or choose to have minor or double major programs

Atılım has established more than 70 partnerships with eminent higher education institutions from different parts of the world, an important part of which is from among the EU countries, and it allows its international students to benefit from this unique opportunity to diversify their experiences  as an exchange student  

Atılım restricts the class sizes to a certain standart in order to ensure maximum in-class interaction and participation; “small classes” means a low rate of students per academic, which eases the communication with the instructor or supervisor and increases efficiency

Strategically, Atılım aims to produce and offer applicable knowledge and therefore focuses on practice based education which improves the graduate qualifications (output) as per the current needs of the business world

Atılım recruits high caliber, internationally experienced and dynamic academic staff in order to actualise the bold and challenging premises stated in its strategic plan

In order to support the main educational activities, Atılım has an omnipotent service courses structure  

Atılım’s library is the 4th largest in Ankara, either by size (serves in the recently launched modern building) or by its rich content

Atılım has 115 state-of-the-art research and application laboratories and excellence centers in use of our students from undergraduate degree to doctorate, either for instructional or project needs