Cankaya University is a fast developing higher education Institution in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey. Devoted to scientific research, the university also offers a free, multi-dimensional and Interactive teaching-learning atmosphere in a variety of subjects. Getting involved in academic studies in a place where western and eastern cultures meet and intertwine to create new syntheses will undoubtedly lead to top-level motivation and enthusiasm.
Çankaya University aims at providing high-quality higher education and training at world standards, producing knowledge and encouraging research and development at international level, considering public service within its primary objectives, raising individuals who love their country and nation in particular, but embrace all humanity in general.
The Message of Chair of the Board of Trustees
As the founders of the University, it is our sincere hope and desire to interact with all academic and administrative members as well as with the students as members of the same family of Çankaya University.
The Message of the Rector
Çankaya University has four main objectives: to give high-quality education, to do scientific research on an international scale, to encourage an innovative mindset that transforms pure research outcomes to practical utility, and to enhance institutional internationalization.
Faculties and Departments
International Agreements and Exchange Programs
By taking into account the aim of internalization, Çankaya University has various agreements with universities all around the world.
Çankaya University and Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA), one of the leading state universities in the United States, have an agreement to enable academics, undergraduate, and graduate students exchange and to conduct joint research-development (R&D) activities since 2015. For detailed information, please visit http://rutgers.cankaya.edu.tr
Çankaya University also have bilateral agreements with Missouri University of Science & Technology (City of Rolla, Missouri, USA), University of Plymouth (Plymouth, United Kingdom), Financial University Under The Government of The Russian Federation (Moscow, Russia), University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Napoli, Italy),
Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for young generations to study, train, gain experience, and volunteer abroad. Under this scope, Çankaya University has 64 Erasmus bilateral agreements with 44 different distinguished universities in 15 European Union countries. For the details please visit http://iro.cankaya.edu.tr/karsilikli-anlasmalar/. Not only Turkish citizens but also International students also have the chance to participate in this program.
Required Documents For Application
- Application Form,
- A copy of the Exam Score Sheet approved by a notary or a Turkish Embassy in foreign countries,
- A copy of the High School diploma, approved by a notary or a Turkish Embassy in foreign countries,
- The applicant’s transcript, which specifies the courses and grades taken, signed by the High School Directorate, and its translated version approved by a notary or a Turkish Embassy in foreign countries,
- A photocopy of the candidate’s passport and its translated version approved by a notary or a Turkish Embassy in foreign countries,
- 2 passport-size photos of the applicant,
- Application Fee Receipt showing that the application fee, 100 TL, has been deposited in Çankaya University’s bank account: T. Vakıflar Bankası Meşrutiyet Branch Account Number: TR280001500158007260429262 (100 TL will be deposited for each program application and it will not be refunded). For more information, please visit http://registrar.cankaya.edu.tr/
Next to the Balgat campus of Çankaya University, a student house -Petek Kız Öğrenci Evi- with modern facilities and high standards is at female students’ service. In the Central Campus brand new dorms for both males, female and disabled students were designed and opened in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Within the Çankaya University campuses, there are 2 gymnasiums with Olympic qualities, 5 smaller halls, one football pitch with artificial grass, one semi-Olympic indoor swimming pool, and fitness centers. Among the basic activities are basketball, volleyball, table tennis, chess, gymnastics, and squash.
There are tens of student clubs established to reinforce students’ social skills and to ensure that a variety of events are organized. As well as enrolling in an existing student club, students are encouraged to take initiative and establish their own clubs.
Çankaya University Balgat Campus is located in the city center of Ankara, so transportation facilities are quite frequent and reliable. As for the central campus, students and staff can benefit from shuttle services from/to almost every district of Ankara in the mornings and at the end of the school day. There are also shuttles from/to central campus from/ to Balgat Campus and city center throughout weekdays. All services are free of charge.
There are two main restaurants and several cafeterias and canteens to serve to both students and staff in Balgat and Central Campuses. Students and staff are served traditional Turkish food as well as fast food, sandwiches, and snacks in these food courts.