The Chair of Child Health, deemed to be the origin of Hacettepe Faculty of Medicine, was founded as part of the Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University by Prof. Dr. ?hsan Do?ramac? on February 2, 1954.
The foundation stone of the university was laid in 1957 with the Child Health Institute and Hospital within Hacettepe, which began its training, education and research activities and public services in 1958.
Hacettepe University continues its activities with 14 Faculties, 14 Graduate Schools and Institutes , 2 Applied Schools, 1 Conservatory, 6 Vocational Schools, and 92 Research and Application Centers within the scope of the Law No: 2809 for the Organization of Higher Education Institutions, enacted in 1982.
Hacettepe University, as one of the leading universities in the country, keeps contributing to social development and universal values in the fields of science, technology and art.