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Bilkent University

Location

Ankara Campus, Ankara Turkey

Ranking

# 561-570QS World University Rankings

About Bilkent University

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked internationally as one of the premier institutions of higher education in Turkey.

Bilkent University was founded in 1984 as Turkey's first private, nonprofit institution of higher education. The university hosts 13,000 students pursuing degrees in 29 undergraduate and 58 graduate programs. 63% of the student body is on scholarship.

The medium of instruction at Bilkent is English. There are 760 faculty members; international faculty members from 34 countries comprise one-fourth of this number. There is a growing body of full-time international students and exchange students coming from 67 countries. 

Chief among the factors that ensure a high standard of education at Bilkent is a faculty engaged in research. As mentors and instructors, they interact with students in modern classrooms and state-of-the-art laboratories. Bilkent actively invests in new educational and research technologies. Undergraduates may take part in projects conducted in high-tech facilities ranging from nanotechnology centers to digital content creation and editing laboratories.

 The Bilkent University Library is the most extensive academic library in Turkey. In addition to its large collection of books, the Library provides onsite and remote access to journals and databases to meet the scholarly needs of students and faculty. 

The dormitories offer a safe and comfortable environment for 4,360 students. Bilkent also offers a lively campus atmosphere. Around 100 student clubs are active in a variety of areas, from music and photography to chess and volunteer work. The 500-hectare campus features three sports halls with fitness centers, athletic fields, and an indoor swimming pool. The world-renowned Bilkent Symphony Orchestra gives weekly performances during the academic year. Radio Bilkent plays a mix of international and Turkish hits and sponsors many activities on campus.

Located in the country's capital city Ankara, Bilkent University serves as a hub of academic, social, and cultural activity.

About Bilkent University

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked internationally as one of the premier institutions of higher education in Turkey.

Bilkent University was founded in 1984 as Turkey's first private, nonprofit institution of higher education. The university hosts 13,000 students pursuing degrees in 29 undergraduate and 58 graduate programs. 63% of the student body is on scholarship.

The medium of instruction at Bilkent is English. There are 760 faculty members; international faculty members from 34 countries comprise one-fourth of this number. There is a growing body of full-time international students and exchange students coming from 67 countries. 

Chief among the factors that ensure a high standard of education at Bilkent is a faculty engaged in research. As mentors and instructors, they interact with students in modern classrooms and state-of-the-art laboratories. Bilkent actively invests in new educational and research technologies. Undergraduates may take part in projects conducted in high-tech facilities ranging from nanotechnology centers to digital content creation and editing laboratories.

 The Bilkent University Library is the most extensive academic library in Turkey. In addition to its large collection of books, the Library provides onsite and remote access to journals and databases to meet the scholarly needs of students and faculty. 

The dormitories offer a safe and comfortable environment for 4,360 students. Bilkent also offers a lively campus atmosphere. Around 100 student clubs are active in a variety of areas, from music and photography to chess and volunteer work. The 500-hectare campus features three sports halls with fitness centers, athletic fields, and an indoor swimming pool. The world-renowned Bilkent Symphony Orchestra gives weekly performances during the academic year. Radio Bilkent plays a mix of international and Turkish hits and sponsors many activities on campus.

Located in the country's capital city Ankara, Bilkent University serves as a hub of academic, social, and cultural activity.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Bilkent University is one of the top private universities in Ankara, Turkey. It is ranked #561-570 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #401- 450
  • 2014
    #431-440
  • 2015
    #=399
  • 2016
    #=394
  • 2017
    #411-420
  • 2018
    #421-430
  • 2019
    #=456
  • 2020
    #501-510
  • 2021
    #551-560
  • 2022
    #591-600
  • 2023
    #561-570

Ranking criteria

20.2
Academic Reputation
34.1
Employer Reputation
16.2
Faculty Student Ratio
16.5
Citations per Faculty
64.2
International Faculty Ratio
8.9
International Students Ratio
31.7
International Research Network
37.3
Employment Outcomes

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