Cankaya University

4.1 out of 5 (54 ratings / 50 reviews) Ankara, Turkey
Çankaya University possesses 5 faculties with 23 departments; 2 institutes with 28 postgradute master programs and 10 Ph.D programs; 2 vocational schools with 3 programs; and one English preparatory school to support English language education.



After spending over forty years in the field of education, next to Arı Primary School and Arı High School, an investment in higher education as well became inevitable. This endeavour was realized through the collaboration and genuine contribution of all the teaching and administrative staff as well as the thousands of young people who have attended these schools and also their parents. 


Çankaya University is an English medium university except for the Faculty of Law, the Vocational School of Justice and Public Relations and Advertising Department. Students who are evaluated to be unqualified for English attend the Preparatory School of English for a year.

The main objective of Cankaya University is to train individuals who are equipped with the universal skills of “accessing information” and “making use of accessed information” that are required by the information age that we live in.


Research Centers

  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions Research and Implementation Center
  • Atatürk's Principles and Revolution History Research and Implementation Center
  • Legal Research, Consultation and Implementation Center
  • Center for Research and Application in Women's Studies
  • Urban, Regional and Environmental Research and Implementation Center
  • Center for Continuing Education, Consultation and Application
  • Technology Transfer Office Research and Implementation Center

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Housing services

On the campus of Çankaya University a modern student house for female students -Petek Kız Öğrenci Evi- with modern facilities and high standards was opened as of the academic year 2000-2001. In Petek Kız Öğrenci Evi, we offer to you, our guests, single and double rooms, special suit offers and apartments, all of which have all kinds of comfort. We offer the following facilities:

  • Personal, free and unlimited access to the internet,
  • Cable television in each room,
  • Extension telephone,
  • Bathroom and shower in each room,
  • Hot water round the clock,
  • Refrigerator and kitchen unit,
  • Personal desk with computer equipment.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Students can use our sports hall in suitable hours. Balls, racets etc.are available in the sports center for our students upon the notification of their identification card.

Sport hall located between Block A and Block B and offers free sport activities of to students (Basketball, Voleyball) till four o'clock. In the entrance two locker rooms and shower room for each.

Student clubs

Association for Computing Machinery Club has been established for our students to improve themselves and create a wide communication network by organizing programming competitions, conferences and seminars where engineering speeches will be held with the leading names of the industry on topics such as programming languages and techniques, artificial intelligence, cyber security, robotics for our Engineering Department students.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

qualified academicians, poor campus resources

My good university life
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university has many advantages such as exchange programs, social activities , science resereachers

Classy in It s Own Way?
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Lack of both enviromental factors and opportunities that may create several academic or industrial openings for me...This was a downer along the learning curve of the program but over time the school kind of succeeded at implementing the concept of a civil engineer and supported this implementation with our course contexts which are close to the industrial demands and in...

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