Where is Hacettepe University?

Ankara, which is at the heart of the Middle Anatolia, has been the capital of the Republic of Turkey, since 1923, when Atatürk founded the republic.

You can reach to the capital city, Ankara by plane, train, high-speed train or bus. Inner-city transportation consists of metro, Ankaray (subway), local train, bus and dolmush (traditional bus), which offer services at a reduced price for students. Ropeway, which has only two routes for now, may also attract your attention.

Ankara, the home address of higher-education institutions, including 6 state and 11 private universities, is likely to be an attraction point for international students thanks to a project carried out by Turkish Statistical Institution and ATAUM.

The capital city Ankara presents you a unique environment with its touristic places, museums, national parks, youth camps in various parts of the city, youth centers, and facilities for winter sports. As for art, culture and fun, your choice should be Ankara, too.

For detailed information on Ankara see: www.ankara.gov.tr, www.ankara.bel.tr

About Hacettepe University    

The Chair of Child Health, which was founded on February 2, 1954, has been deemed to be the origin of Hacettepe University, which has become a respectable university consisting of 5 different campuses. The university consists of 15 faculties, 14 institutes, 3 graduate schools, 5 vocational schools, 1 conservatory, Technopolis and Technology Transfer Center, 75 research centers, student clubs, facilities for sports and culture, student village, standard and private dormitories, laboratories, libraries, information-communication infrastructure, convention center.

Hacettepe University Hospital, which was accredited by “Joint Commission International”, has been one of the largest hospitals In Turkey.

There is an international demand as well as a national one for faculties/graduate schools. With its nearly 42 thousands students, Hacettepe University is one of the leading universities in Turkey, and is a national and international attraction and reference point.

Academic Structure

Hacettepe University with its 93 under-graduate programs, 3137 instructors, and 75 research centers has been preferred by foreign students from 83 different countries. International academicians lecture at Hacettepe University, and (interactive) distance education in collaboration with the leading universities of the world is available at our university.


University library offers round-the-clock service in 3 different buildings, offering free drinks and treats. The library collection consists of nearly 3 million print, electronic, and audio-visual resources. It also consists of nearly 30.000 international journals. Computer and wireless internet services are also available at the library. Students can also benefit from “Mobile Library Application” in order to scan the library catalog, follow library resources and download electronic resources. Hacettepe University Libraries provide disabled users with necessary equipment and services for their ultimate benefit.

Campus Life

You can enjoy a range of accommodation options including standard dormitories, guest houses, and private dormitories available at different campuses. You can also benefit from the student health centers.

For detailed information see: http://www.sksdb.hacettepe.edu.tr/barinma.php

You can have breakfast at 0.75 lira, and have lunch/dinner at 1 lira at university cafeterias. There are also private cafeterias, canteens, and restaurants within the campuses.

For detailed information see: http://www.sksdb.hacettepe.edu.tr/beslenme.php

There are 142 student clubs and organizations within our university, which enable our students to organize and participate in courses, study groups and choirs in the fields of arts, photography, crafts, folk dances, music and etc. according to their skills and interests.

The university has many outdoor facilities such as basketball and volleyball courts, soccer and American football fields, tennis courts, track and field facilities, and a swimming pool, which our student can benefit from. You can also participate in university sport teams, which have won various awards and medals in 27 different branches.

Hacettepe University, which promises to contribute to your academic skills and personal improvement, invites you to its colorful world of Spring Fest, Sport Fest, Youth Week Celebration, festivals, concerts, seminars, and conferences within its different campuses…

If you take care of your future, Hacettepe University is waiting for you…