Atilim University

4.1 out of 5 (60 ratings / 55 reviews) Ankara, Turkey
Founded in Ankara with the purpose of being a university which “provides quality education, produces science and technology, conducts research and enlightens the future of our country”, Atilim University takes firm steps to attain its target and even carry it one step further.



Founded by the Atilim Foundation on 15 July 1997 to serve as a Foundation University in the capacity of a legal entity pursuant to provisions of Law no. 2547 concerning the Foundation of Higher Education Institutes, Atilim University ranked;


  • School Of Arts & Sciences
  • School Of Fine Arts, Design And Architecture
  • School Of Law
  • School Of Business
  • School Of Engineering
  • School Of Health Sciences
  • Medical School
  • Vocational School
  • School Of Civil Aviation (4-Year)
  • School Of Foreign Languages
  • Graduate School Of Natural And Applied Sciences
  • Graduate School Of Health Sciences
  • Graduate School Of Social Sciences


Research Centers

  • Historical Research and Application Center
  • Defense Technologies Application and Research Center
  • Performance Measurement Application and Research Center
  • Metal Forming Center of Excellence
  • Women’s Studies Center
  • Academic Writing & Advisory Center (AWAC)©™

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Housing services

Özel Nazlı Kız Öğrenci Yurdu

  • The students coming from other cities to Ankara can find accommodation in Nazlı Dormitory for Female Students and Emre Dormitory for Male Students.
  • These dormitories strive to meet all needs of students in a comfortable and safe environment and to make them feel at home.
Özel Emre Erkek Öğrenci Yurdu
  • Atilim University continues investments in dormitory construction to create new accommodation opportunities for students in the campus.
  • The University recommends below-stated private dormitories affiliated with the Ministry of National Education. These dormitories are selected given the shuttle routes for more convenience in transportation.

Library services

Today, our librarians work at a fast pace. In the first half of 1999, the number of books registered into the library archive was 1129, with 56 international periodicals and 7 Turkish periodicals, circulating 598 books to 228 users. A brochure was also published to introduce and promote the Library. At the time, there were only two librarians on duty.

ICT services

At the center of the developments in science and technology, our University extends its investments so that our students and staff can follow and utilize technology closely and obtain necessary knowledge. 

Medical services

With its 3 examination rooms and another accommodation room housing four beds, the Directorate of Health Services offers a wide range of health services including day-care inpatient treatment, routine examinations, diagnosis and treatment procedures, employment and periodical examinations of staff members, first aid and follow-up care, injection and osmotherapy, ECG assessment, and prescriptions. 

Student Life

Campus life

Atılım University Campus embraces life under the light of science with its outdoor areas, sports facilities, library, laboratories and conference halls.

Sports facilities

  • Basketball Court (used for basketball, volleyball, handball, badminton, futsal, table tennis, archery, dance, rugby)
  • Fitness Room
  • Cardio Room
  • Pilates Room (used for Pilates, dance, table tennis, marksmanship)
  • Foyer Area (used for table tennis and pool)
  • Boxing Room (used for boxing, CrossFit, darts, or as a meeting hall)
  • Indoor Tennis Courts
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool

Student clubs

  • Pas de Deux Club
  • Philosophy Club
  • Photography Club
  • Young Lawyers Club
  • Young Leaders Club
  • Travel Club
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club
  • Aviation and Space Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Motorcycle Club
  • Music Club
  • Archery Club
  • Automotive Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Radio Control Model Club
  • Robot Club
  • Arts Club
  • Chess Club
  • Cinema Club
  • Political Science and Public Administration Club
  • Social Life Club
  • Social Awareness Club
  • Diving Club
  • Design Club
  • Theater Club
  • Translation and Interpretation Club
  • Tourism Club
  • Turkish History Platform
  • International Relations Club
  • Construction Club
  • Living Dreams Club
  • Software Engineering Club

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I studied two majors, i was a double major student at university. I graduated from both of my departments as a honor student. I studied my master at Ankara University and wrote a thesis about gender equality in the EU

Doruk Arslan rated 5 out of 5 stars

Atilim University is a great place. The instructors are great, they are inspiring and interactive. There are required facilities such as the lab room for Consecutive and Simultaneous interpretation studies for example. The professors are engaging class in different ways, for example, our professor of Linguistics (and later in other courses as well) used body language and...

more energy systems engineer in sector needed
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

All renewable energy technologies have been learned. There should be more practical lessons but there wasn't.

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