The best universities in Ankara and their advantages

Learn with Imtilak Real Estate the best universities in Ankara, their ranking, and essential features, including Ankara public universities and Ankara private universities.

The best universities in Ankara and their advantages
2022-06-10 Last update 2022-06-17

The best universities in Ankara and their advantages

What is the reality of university education in Ankara?

As the case in the political capitals of countries, education in Ankara finds an excellent educational environment, as the city contains a large group of reputable universities, known locally and internationally, and some universities in Ankara are taught in English.

We mention Hacettepe University, Middle East Technical University, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara University of Social Sciences, Atilim University, Başkent University, Bilkent University, Ufuk University, and TED University among Ankara's universities.

In the following lines, we will talk about the best universities in Ankara:

Best public universities in Ankara

1. Ankara Üniversitesi

We start talking about public universities in Ankara with the university that is famous for the quality of its research, specializations, and teaching staff. It’s Ankara University, which has more than 1,000 professors, and the number of its students exceeds 65,000 students, and it covers various disciplines, such as the Faculty of Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Dentistry. As well as, various types of engineering, in addition to the College of Communication, Political Science, Health Sciences, the College of Arts, the College of Educational Sciences, and other fields and specializations.

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2. Hacettepe Üniversitesi

Hacettepe University is a public university, located in the capital, Ankara. It was founded in 1967, and it has two huge university campuses, and contains 15 faculties, with more than 110 specializations, and a capacity for more than 30,000 students. The subjects at Hacettepe University are taught in several languages, such as English, French and Turkish.

3. Orta Doğru Teknik Üniversitesi ODTÜ

Orta Doğru Teknik (Middle East Technical) University is a public university, founded in 1956, and located in the Turkish capital, Ankara, and has opened another branch in Cyprus. It includes various engineering disciplines, in addition to the College of Economics and Science, the College of Arts, and the College of Education. The Middle East Technical University is distinguished by the quality of its infrastructure and its spacious campus.

4. Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversitesi

Yildirim Beyazit State University was established on June 21, 2010, by Resolution No. 27648 of the Turkish Parliament, and began its actual educational activity on November 3, 2011.

Although it is newly established, it embraces academics with extensive and accumulated experience, as it contains more than 900 academic university professors, most of whom were recruited from European universities and the most prestigious universities in Turkey.

The university’s rank at the level of Turkey is 88, while at the international level it ranks 5815, and these numbers were until 2017.

5. Ankara Sosyal Bilimler Üniversitesi

Ankara University of Social Sciences in Ankara is a public university established in 2013 to provide a suitable environment for undergraduate and graduate students to provide research and applied services with international standards.

The university is ranked sixth among the public universities in the Turkish capital, Ankara. Ankara University of Social Sciences plans to organize joint diploma programs with prominent international universities.

Best private universities in Ankara

1. Atılım Üniversitesi

Atılım University is one of the private universities in Turkey. It was established in 1997, to provide advanced academic education with modern standards, and it is still proceeding according to its plans to achieve this goal through a series of systematic activities in programs and research. The university has ranked 4th place among the best Turkish universities in the Times Higher Education classification, and 2nd place among Turkish universities participating in physical science research, the university offers specialized programs in many faculties, with more than 50 programs for different stages.

Atılım University was ranked 60th at the level of the Republic, and the university also achieved advanced positions at the global level, as it ranked 3317 for the year 2021, among the best 4,000 international universities.

Atılım University is located in the Turkish capital, Ankara, in the Kızılcaşar district, one of the Gülpaşa neighborhoods in Ankara. The university is characterized by its large green areas with natural landscapes that contribute to creating the appropriate atmosphere for students. The campus was built on a green area of ​​more than 250 thousand square meters, and the university is distinguished by its large green areas with landscapes that contribute to creating the appropriate atmosphere for students.

The university includes many specializations in colleges, institutes, and graduate programs, as well as schools for teaching languages, and aviation sciences. The university also includes a group of buildings containing laboratories, and conference halls, in addition to basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a gym. The university also has partnerships with many universities around the world through the student exchange program.

The University encourages scientific research efforts for individuals, groups, and faculty members, and offers its programs in English in addition to Turkish, and the university seeks to provide real support for researchers in practical applications, as the university has more than 150 scientific research laboratories open to students and academics for research and training purposes, and the university also offers Loans and grants for the purpose of project development, planning, and implementation.

Atilim University forces its students who wish to study the professional flight training specialization to an exam in one of the Turkish hospitals specified by the university.

2. Başkent Üniversitesi

Başkent University was established in 1994 in the Bağlıca district of the Turkish capital, Ankara, to meet the needs of the medical hospitals of the Huberal Foundation, by upgrading the level of doctors, and graduating new batches of doctors and technicians with different specializations, so that the new graduates are qualified and knowledgeable in medical sciences especially the specialization in organ transplant medicine.

The university obtained a quality certificate in the field of health and education activities, which makes it a major destination for students wishing to study medical specialties. Başkent University ranked 39th among Turkish universities, while the university ranked 1942 globally for the year 2021.

3. Bilkent Üniversitesi

Bilkent University is one of the most famous universities in Ankara. It was established in 1984, through joint cooperation between the Dogramaji institutions for education, science and research, and health, with the aim of creating a distinguished edifice in scientific research and knowledge production.

These institutions have contributed to the establishment of many other edifices, and the university is still interested in following modern methods of education, which help students to innovate in research and studies, and the name of the university symbolizes a Turkish acronym, meaning: the city of science and knowledge.

Bilkent University is located in the Turkish capital, Ankara, in the Çankaya region, and includes among its cadres of different nationalities from about 40 countries, and it has many faculties, such as the College of Business Administration, Arts, Design, Architecture, Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences, Engineering, and Applied Technology, and others.

The campus of Bilkent University was built on an area of ​​60% of forests, as the university campus is a safe and clean environment for the educational process, in addition to its green natural area, and in the campus all the facilities that should be available on the campus, from housing, and sports facilities, library, cafes, health centers, etc.

Bilkent University has cooperative partnerships and exchange programs with many international universities, such as the European Union, Australia, Japan, Canada, and the United States of America.

The university contains various centers, various laboratories, and advanced laboratories, all of which benefit scientific research. The university provides a center for graduates, to provide effective and continuous communication with graduates from inside and outside Turkey and to strengthen their relations with the university. The university also includes gyms, swimming pools, basketball, volleyball, and football fields, etc., and holds many student activities such as parties, festivals, and exhibitions.

Many Bilkent University students in Turkey study according to the scholarship system and cultural exchange between international universities.

Bilkent University is one of the oldest Turkish universities in the world rankings, as it ranked 1848 for the year 2021, approaching among the best 1500 international universities, and the university is also ranked among the first Turkish universities in the rankings, as it ranked among the top 20 universities, close to universities with a first-class, it came in 23rd place at the level of Turkey.

4. Çankaya Üniversitesi

Çankaya University is one of the reputable private universities in Ankara. It was established in 1997 in the capital, Ankara, and the university ranked 25th in Turkey and 2293 among the universities in the world until 2017.

In 2011, the Turkuaz Campus, also known as New Campus, was opened, and many departments and colleges moved there, and the area of ​​the Turkuaz campus is about 440,000 square meters.

English is taught at Çankaya University except for the Faculty of Law, and the Professional School of Justice and Public Relations, and there is a one-year course for students who are not proficient in English at the university.

Çankaya University is accredited by the Turkish Higher Education Council, and the Yös test is required to register for a bachelor's study, i.e. the undergraduate level there for foreign students.

The best residential complexes near universities in Ankara

For those looking for the best offers for owning apartments for sale in Ankara, we advise them to check our real estate archive in the most important areas of Ankara in general and other major and important tourist cities of Turkey, by viewing our website or our social media accounts.

In addition to the information that our advisory team at Imtilak Real Estate company has full of information about Turkey, you can discover the most important real opportunities to own real estate for sale in Ankara when you contact us directly.

Below, we offer some of our marketing options in Ankara:
  • Ankara Residence project: This project is one of the largest mixed (residential and commercial) projects in Turkey. The project is located in the Yenimahalle district in the center of Ankara, close to universities, government departments, express train and metro station, and sports and leisure facilities.

Read more: Investment in Ankara, Turkey: a comprehensive guide

This project contains 1,425 luxury apartments, in addition to 1,302 offices, and a huge shopping street that includes 156 shops.

The Ankara Residence project offers many types of apartments of different sizes and styles, starting from 2+1 to 6+1.

The project also includes multiple rich sports facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis and boxing courts, and others. In addition to open and closed yards for children's play, a sauna, a massage center, lawn gardens on the terraces, and routes designated for jogging and cycling.

The project is characterized by installment options as follows 50% down payment, then the rest is paid in installments over 36 months.

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  • Green Forest project: The Green Forest project is located in a privileged location near the center of the Turkish capital, Ankara, on the outskirts of the beautiful green pine forests and the pure atmosphere in the Yenimahalle area. The project is characterized by a contemporary architectural style, in which the standards of beauty and high quality meet with a panoramic view of the forests and parts of the city.

The project provides spacious apartments, modern in architectural style, carefully thought out to provide comfort in every detail.

Also, each apartment of the Green Forest project has a panoramic view from 3 sides of the surrounding forests, and most of the apartments available for sale are 5+1 and 5.5+1 and are equipped with multiple and distinct spacious balconies.

The area of ​​the apartments in the project ranges between 193 and 342 square meters, and each apartment includes 4 bathrooms, with rooms distributed to achieve flexibility and better use.

The Green Forest project in Ankara is close to all the vital services needed by the residents of the project, such as schools, hospitals, markets, shopping malls, and mosques. The project is also close to transportation that connects it to all areas of the city, the most important of which is the metro line.


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