Abdullah Gül University (AGU)

3.9 out of 5 (135 ratings / 107 reviews) Kayseri, Turkey
AGU, as a research university seeking solutions to global challenges through partnerships and learner-centered approaches, aims to develop citizens who can contribute to societies and shape the future by converting knowledge into personal and social values.



The university was formally founded on 21 July 2010 as Turkey’s first foundation supported State University.AGU admitted its first students in 2013 - 2014 Academic Year. Education is being conducted at the site of Turkey’s first industrial complex, which is being transformed from a place of great historical significance to be a notable place of education.


AGU will admit undergraduate students to its eleven different programs in School of Engineering, School of Life and Natural Sciences, School of Architecture, Faculty of Managerial Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the 2020-2021 Academic Year. New undergraduate programs will be added in near future. AGU will also project interdisciplinary graduate programs in its academic departments.


  • Biomedical Engineering: Biomedical pattern recognition Biomedical signal/image processing Mathematical modeling of physiological systems Bioinformatics Biosensors Tissue engineering
  • Materials Science and Nanotechnology: Biomaterials Polymeric carriers Polymer and polymer-ceramic composite materials Biodegradable polymers Cell carrier tissue scaffolds Ceramic filters Solar cells, Schottky diodes, Thin films
  • Biotechnology: Drug and DNA release Gene therapy Phage display Industrial microbiology Micro/ultra/nano filtration Food biotechnology Cereal Science and Technology Animal models of cranio-maksilofasial Anaerobic biotechnology Genetics

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Student services

The Liaison Office serves as a resource providing advice and administrative assistance to all international faculty members.

Housing services

Kayseri is very conveniently located to two world class touristic centers: Cappadocia and Mount Erciyes. There are many different options for accommodation.

Library services

The AGU Library offers an extensive range of books (+20.000 paperback and electronic books) and periodical subscriptions (+120.000).

Medical services

On our Sümer campus a nurse is available on site at the AGU HEALTH CENTER until 5pm. A doctor is available on campus every morning during the week.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Eventually, AGU will be serving in two campuses: Sumer in the city center and Mimar Sinan at a new developing site outside the city. Instruction at AGU will take place at the Sumer campus. 
  • The historical premises of the Sumer Bank Kayseri textile factory (the first industrial site in Turkey) are being converted into a uniquely elegant university campus that will embody a comfortable blend of social and cultural elements. 

Sports facilities


  • On-campus fitness center
  • Soccer fields
  • Tennis, Basketball and Volleyball courts
  • A Running Track
  • Ping Pong
  • Billiard Tables
  • Dart boards

Student clubs

AGU currently has 16 student clubs, which you will have the opportunity to join as an International Student:

  • Charity Club
  • Music and Performing Arts Club
  • Outdoor Sports Club
  • Sportive Activities Club
  • Photography Club
  • Signshine Club
  • International Association Club
  • Cycling Club
  • Science and Technology Club
  • Operational Research and Engineering Club
  • Construction Club


  • Erasmus+
  • Turkish Higher Education Council
  • Mevlana Exchange Programme
  • Eurodesk Contact Point
  • European Voluntary Service (EVS) Receiving, Sending and Coordinating Organisation

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was a successful experience at this university where cultural awareness, collaboration, and innovation are the primary keys to learning.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My experience is good for this University... This gave me knowledge

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Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

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