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Atılım Üniversitesi

Kizilcasar M. Incek Ankara,
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Atılım University is one of the oldest foundation (private and non-profit) universities, established in 1996 in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. It offers high quality education at European Standards (Bologna Process) and recognized through world university rankings and offers globally accredited degrees and diplomas with a diploma supplement award by EU. Atılım University is located by silence and natural area where is an appropriate and peaceful place for students in order to study and to relax at the same time for efficient education.

The main strength of Atılım University is to take part in international rankings based on leading ranking institutions in terms of global, regional and subject perspective. It is one of the most leading and growing private university with its innovative institutions in Turkey. Atılım University is well known foundation between private universities in its region and worldwide through its remarkable collaborations with universities based on internship, exchange and international mobility programs. It has a remarkable reputation between international students from the perspective of fully integrated educational and teaching environment to implement theories into practice. Atılım University promotes internationalization both in education and in campus life with multinational environment and participative approach.

Authorized by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE), for awarding the European Accreditation of Engineering Programs (EUR-ACE) certificate, MUDEK (Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs) has accredited 8 departments at the Faculty of Engineering. 

1.            Computer Engineering

2.            Electrical & Electronics Engineering

3.            Industrial Engineering

4.            Manufacturing Engineering

5.            Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

6.            Civil Engineering

7.            Software Engineering

8.            Mechatronics Engineering

Department of Translation and Interpretation has also received FEDEK (Science, Literature, Faculty of Science and Letters, Faculty of Languages, History and Geography Curriculum Programs) accreditation. Department of Tourism and Hotel Management has accreditation from TURAK (Tourism Board of Education Assessment and Accreditation). School of Foreign Languages, Department of Basic English (English Preparatory School) has Pearson accreditation. 

The main teaching language of Atılım University in most of the programs is English both undergraduate and postgraduate departments that provides decent education level for international students and domestic students. Besides, Turkish is the second teaching language in some of the programs.


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Atılım University has İncek campus that includes all faculties in the district of Gölbaşı where is in Ankara province. Graduate School of Social Sciences building is in city center. We also have Atılım Hangar for flight training purposes in Esenboğa Airport. All the other University’s units except upon the indicated facilities are situated in İncek campus.

Atılım University has an outstanding sport saloon which contains fitness center, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and billiards in the sport building. Moreover, the university has a swimming pool, tennis courts and artificial lake for having a rest near the sport building in the campus.

Atılım University is a prominent and leading research university with more than 150+ state of the art laboratories and a unique Metal Forming Center of Excellence (MFCE) which is one of the 5 comparable centers all over the world. The University promotes student-centered approach and hands on training in education and research. The Technology Development Center (TEKMER), the Aerodrome Project in Esenboğa International Airport in cooperation with the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the Scientific Research Projects (BAP) as the research support program offering funds for scholars, the Research Laboratory Projects (ALP) as the program offering funds to establish new laboratories and to turn them into prospective research and the Undergraduate Research Project (LAP) as the research support program offering funds for undergraduate students are among the research and technology opportunities offered at Atılım University.

Atılım University provides online library accession to reach wide range of academic articles based on related departments. Atılım University has the 4th largest library in Ankara. Our library aims to create team spirit, service and perfection within itself, enable the library users to produce-keep-transfer the information and to create a learning society.

International students are more than 600 from over 63 different countries all over the world including Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Balkans, Gulf Region and Caucasus.

Atılım University’s students mostly tend to visit cultural and historical places all over the Turkey. They take part in educational, sport and art competitions which are organized between universities in Ankara as well in other cities of Turkey.

Atılım University has two contracted dormitories in the city center. However, students live outside of İncek campus due to spirit of the city has alive atmosphere for international students and attractive entertainment places to keep in touch with other international students from other Ankara’s universities.

COVID-19 Information: 

•             What is the status of planned campus admission open days/tours? 
According to Council on Higher Education in Turley, spring semester will be performed via distance education and all the campus facilities will be closed till June. The prospective students can follow up ic.atilim.edu.tr for further information. 

•             How can applicants contact the university about their application?
Applications are open and they can visit the web site or send an email to [email protected] or can get information via +90 530 373 54 28 mobile number (WhatsApp)  

•             How is the university handling applicants whose exams have been cancelled?
Due to Covid19 pandemic, we are expecting a delay in the beginning of Fall 2020 /2021. So we expect that applicants can get their diploma before the end of registrations for Fall 2020 /2021. They can also declare the expected high school graduation scores for Bachelor programs so that we can evaluate their application.

•             What advice is the university offering to applicants unable to take an English-language test due to centers being closed?
They can enter Atılım University Proficiency Examination (APEX) in our campus during registration time if they can not provide TOEFL or IELTS score before that time. 

•             How is the university supporting applicants whose visa applications have been delayed?
We are communicating with Turkish Embassies requesting help for visa for applicants by sending the official acceptance letters from our corporate email accounts. 

•             Is the university still accepting applications? Are there any restrictions being placed on international applicants?
Our applications for both undergraduate and graduate programs are open. They can visit the link below for getting information about applications.

•             How are applications for university accommodation being handled?
If the applicants request dormitories, they can visit this site for further information. They will be ready before the Fall semester. |https://ic.atilim.edu.tr/page/68/dormitory-information

•             Is the university making any changes to entry requirements (i.e. test results, required documents)?
There is no change in requirements but for the delay of graduations, they can send us expected graduation score so that we can evaluate, during registration, we will request the original scores.

Atılım University does not charge any admission fee from international students for applications. Applicants are easily able to send their application through email to [email protected] which is official email address of international center. Each department evaluates and decides individually regarding applications. There is a final committee to accept prospective students and scholarship designations at International Relations Directorate. Required documents are indicated in the links which are below for prospective students at Atılım University.




Atılım University provides scholarships based on educational backgrounds of students such as graduation score, or scores of other tests such as SAT score among others both for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. The university’s departments are responsible for evaluating applications and to decide regarding acceptations. The final committee decides for scholarships so students can get partial or full scholarships according to their education background. International undergraduate students can also obtain scholarships during studying periods based on their CGPA in their fields.

According to surveys conducted by Career Planning Unit, only 8 percent of graduates are looking for job after one year of graduation both for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Atılım University has more than 70% contacts of its graduates from LinkedIn network. Atılım University has a career service unit for students and an alumni network as an association. They organize career days for students, giving workshops concerning preparation of curriculum vitae and job interviews. Alumni network keep in touch with graduated students to support them in business environment to be more successful.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Airframe and Powerplant Maintenance


Automotive Engineering

Aviation Management


Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering


Electrical and Electronical Engineering

Energy Systems Engineering

English Language and Literature

Fashion and Textile Design

Graphic Design

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Product Design

Information Systems Engineering

Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

International Relations

International Trade and Logistics



Manufacturing Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronlcal Engineering


Metalurgy and Materials Engineering


Nutrition and Dietetics

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Pilot Training

Political Science and Public Administration


Public Finance

Public Relations and Advertising

Software Engineering

Tourism and Hotel Management

Translation and Interpretation

University Highlights

Total students - 6,846


International students - 441


Total faculty staff - 498


Total students - 6,846


International students - 441


Total faculty staff - 498

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