It is the first private university in Türkiye founded by Professor Dr. Ihsan Dogramacı
It does not aim for profit, but the main objective of its establishment is to be a center of excellence in the field of higher education and scientific research, and the word Bilkent is an abbreviation for “bilim kenti” and its meaning in Turkish is “the city of science and learning.”
The university’s campus is located about 12 kilometers away from the main highway of Eskisehir. miles west of the center of Ankara, and we cover an area of more than 500 hectares (1,200 acres).
Bilkent University is ranked #129 globally and #1 (after Istanbul Technical University) nationally in the field of engineering and technology (by QS World University Rankings 2009).
Advantages of studying at Bilkent University
- It includes faculty members from about 40 different countries. Most of them were working at prominent universities in North America and Europe
- Good communication between faculty members and students, as each university student has the opportunity to discuss with professors and ask questions as a result of a reasonable proportion between the number of faculty members and the number of students in each classroom
- In order to enrich study programs and scientific research materials, Bilkent University has participated in cooperative projects and
- exchange programs with many universities abroad from countries such as Australia, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States of America.
- The university has an employment center that works to help students acquire the necessary skills to compete in the labor market after graduation. The center organizes seminars and interviews between representatives of major companies, students and researchers.
- The university has a computer center, which provides comprehensive computing services to meet all the administrative, educational and research requirements of the university
- The university includes laboratories and advanced scientific research laboratories equipped with the latest technological equipment and more than 4,000 computers.
- The university has an alumni center, which aims to communicate with alumni from inside and outside Turkey and strengthen their relations with the university. Where the center prepares various activities and seminars that provide graduates with opportunities to learn about the available and expected job opportunities with speakers specialized in various fields, who talk about stories
- their success in their working life.
Bilkent University is one of the most superior universities in the world in terms of the number and quality of scientific publications in the field of science and technology. And in the large library of Bilkent University, with the aim of spreading science and knowledge on a large scale.
Center for physical education and sports
Bilkent University students can participate in physical education programs that include a variety of group and individual activities and games. Where the center includes:
- Swimming pool
- Basketball, volleyball, and football courts
- martial arts studio
- Table tennis court
- Squash courts
- Walking and running tracks
Faculties available at Bilkent University in Türkiye:
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- College of Science
- College of Engineering
- College of Architecture, Design and Fine Arts
- College of Arts and Foreign Languages
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Economics and Business Administration
- College of Music and Performing Arts
Institutes available at Bilkent University in Türkiye:
- Institute of Engineering,
- Institute of Social Sciences,
- Institute of Economics,
- Institute of Languages