Atililm University

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Atililm University

About Atilim University:

Atilim University was established in Ankara with the aim of being a university that provides high-quality education, produces science and technology, conducts research and enlightens the country’s future, and Atilim University takes firm steps to achieve its goal and even takes it one step further.
The university was founded on July 15, 1997, and it occupied many advanced positions in many international competitions, the most prominent of which were:

Fourth place among Turkish universities in the Times Higher Education ranking of international universities prepared by the English language classification organization TES Global on the basis of research, education, internationalization and industrial income.

Second place among Turkish universities participating in the physical sciences rankings prepared by Times for Higher Education.

It ranks 62 out of 300 universities from 50 countries in the rankings covering BRICS and emerging economies.

Among the top 39 Turkish universities and the top 6 constituent universities in the American International Universities Ranking for International American News.

Why Atilim University?

  • ATILIM University creates a scientific perspective through research projects for undergraduates and organizes university research projects (LAP) to create a research culture for undergraduates and raise the level of researchers and creative students in our university, and it is one of the most important programs of Atilim University thanks to its contribution to training entrepreneurs and realizing their potential.
  • Atilim University encourages scientific production efforts as a group and individually via scholarships of up to 1,000 TL per student and 15,000 TL in total. Projects are implemented within three subcategories, including “basic research, experiential development, product or innovative process”.
  • Atilim University offers a higher education service with 40 programs in the Faculties of Engineering, Law, Management, Fine Arts, Design, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, Civil Aviation and the Directorate of Distance Education.
  • In addition to studies conducted at 14 research centers, students use 150 laboratories at the University of Atilim for research and training. One of the research centers at Atilim University, the Center for Excellence in Metal Formation is one of the most advanced centers in Europe and the first and only research center in Turkey.
  • Likewise, the civil aviation training center at the University of Atilim located at Esenboga Airport is the first and only aircraft hangar launched by a university in Ankara.
  • In addition to the programs offered in Turkish, Atilim University offers the majority of higher education programs in English and students have the opportunity to learn different languages. More than 500 foreign students from 50 countries receive education at the University of Atilim, which reaches every corner of the world.

Atilim University in numbers:

  • Local ranking: 65.
  • International ranking: 3992.
  • Number of students: 9000 students.
  • Faculties: 7 Faculties.


Local and international recognition,

The university enjoys the recognition of the Turkish Ministry of Education and the Turkish Accreditation Authority (YOK), and is characterized by many agreements with universities and accreditation of many international bodies.

Mission and Vision:

Raise qualified individuals who have national and global equipment by creating high performance fields in the production and application of scientific knowledge within the framework of a sense of social sensitivity and sustainability.


The Institution of Education and Research in Turkey is consistently among the first ten in the top 500 universities in the world.