TOBB University of Economics and Technology, the first university to offer Cooperative education in Turkey, was established officially on July 1, 2003 by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB). The university began its teaching in the Fall 2004 semester. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The University has five faculties, two institutes with 2691  students. The main campus of the university is located in Söğütözü area, west of Ankara.
The University consists of Faculties of Law, Engineering, Science-Literature, Economics and Administrative Sciences and Fine Arts.
A view from the main building of TOBB University of Economics and Technology.