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Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University

Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University

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The University is established with the purpose of training well equipped individuals to contribute to science and technology with research activities answering to the needs of our age under the light of scientific data as the 97th university in our country and 5th state university in Ankara with 7 faculties, 1 vocational school, 4 graduate schools and 1 conservatory. (In accordance with the decision with Law no 27648 published on Official Gazette enacted on July 21st, 2010). Since the year 2016 onwards, the university is offering education with 12 faculties, 1 school,  1 state conservatory, 3 vocational schools, 5 graduate schools, and 15 application and research centers.


The primary goals of the university are to be in the service of our country and humanity, to direct the future of science and humanity to be concerned with current problems and to lead society.


As it happened last year, the university will continue to offer bachelor’s education in the fields of Medicine, Law, Political Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Islamic Sciences and State Conservatory for Turkish Music whereas it will continue to associate degree programs at Vocational School and Vocational School of Health Services in 2016-2017 Academic Year.


In 2016-2017 Academic Year, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Civil Engineering established within the body of Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Departments of Social Work, Sports Sciences, Physical Therapy, and Rehabilitation established within the body of Faculty of Health Sciences are going to start offering bachelor education.


We are offering 100% English education in the fields of Medicine, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Political Sciences Business Administration. We are also offering 100% English education in the Department of Psychology of Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences.


AYBU Faculty of Law is going to continue its 30% English education, which has no equal among the state universities in Turkey. Similarly, the Department of History of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is going to continue 30% English education.


We are offering Turkish Program in the fields of Medicine (Turkish Program), Health Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences (except for Psychology), State Conservatory Turkish Religious Music Program. The language of instruction of our Vocational School is also in Turkish. Similarly, the students of the Faculty of Islamic Sciences continue Turkish education after a year of Arabic prep class.


In addition to the bachelor’s education, master’s programs, non-thesis master’s programs, and doctoral programs are offered at each faculty. Currently, we are offering 49 bachelor’s program and 122 graduate programs. The university, that positions itself as a research university since its establishment, has been taking significant steps towards its adjective with 27.15% graduate programs, plenty of graduate programs and national and international projects.


With 9,45% international bachelor students,(1394 students from 85 countries) bilateral agreements signed with 162 international universities, student, academic and administrative staff mobility programs, joint diploma programs and a large number of international academic staff, the university has positioned itself as an international university. With its international bachelor student rate, AYBU is experiencing the right proud of being placed on the top among the universities in Turkey.


The departments which offer bachelor education at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University are the ones whose aim is to train the qualified human resources our country demands considerably. With the requirement that anyone who receives a bachelor degree education is supposed to speak at least one language fluently, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University offers foreign language education that provides great opportunities to students for their employment in the future.


Although Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University is a newly established institution, it has managed to be a center of attraction for the academicians who are true professionals in their fields and has attracted the attention of successful students.


The experienced, active and dynamic academic staff of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University mostly consists of academicians who have obtained their undergraduate/graduate degrees from the pioneer universities of the USA, Europe, and Turkey. With almost 500 faculty members and more than 1000 academic staff in total, the university has managed to advance its academic human resources perfectly.


The university attracts the attention of the students of high quality by offering English education that has international validity with the protocols signed with international accredited institutions such as OXFORD, TOEFL, PEARSON, CITY&GUILD.


The university has been taking significant steps to position itself among the pioneer universities. The undergraduate placement examinations results show that AYBU is placed within the first 5 in the university preferences among the Turkish universities.


As Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University whose primary objective is to bring a breath of fresh air to higher education with student-centered education, we are continuing to struggle to offer the service of the highest quality to our country and the world in the fields of education and science.


The university determined its vision and mission as being a pioneer university not only in Ankara or Turkey but also in the world.


As the members of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University who set our heart on this mission and vision, we are having the excitement of walking towards a bright future altogether.