Where is Başkent University?
Başkent University is located 20 km. west of the center of Ankara, on the main highway to Eskişehir. You can use buses for transportation from campus to the city center. As Ankara is the capital of Turkey, it is a city of culture and you will have many alternatives of cinema, theatre, exhibition, museum and sports facilities to spend your leisure time. Although Ankara has a climate which is very cold in winters and very hot in summers; the sun during the day in winter and the cool air in summer nights make the city a pleasant one.
About Başkent University
Başkent University, a non-profit foundation university was founded in 1993 and today has become one of Turkey’s leading higher education institutions, with its 11 Faculties, 1 State Conservatory, 7 Institutes, 6 Vocational Schools and around 10,000 students in Bağlıca Campus, Adana, Kazan and Konya Schools.
Our campus is rich with the international students; being here for a term, based on the international agreements, or carring on all of their education with or without scholarship.
Başkent University with 13 Research Centers, around 1500 academic staff members; has been carrying on its instruction services by research, scientific production, and with its contribution to education, life philosophy, and society that meet international standards and requirements of competition. Başkent University has been one of the leading universities in Turkey as regards the number of international scientific publications per instructor.
Our university has all the facilities necessary for education and with its around 142.000 materials and around 5700 e-books, the university has a rich library. During the year many conferences, symposia and seminars etc. are held on different topics, hosted by different departments.
The dormitories for accomodation; cafeterias, restaurants, canteens, vending machines for eating&drinking; and shops, a hairdresser, a bank are there to meet some needs. You can maintain and improve your physical health by practicing several kinds of indoor or outdoor sports activities. You have a chance to walk in the forest in the campus or swim in the pools of the university’s practice hotels in Kızılcahamam and Gölbaşı. You can listen to classical music in concerts regularly arranged by Başkent Orchestra.