Çankaya University

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Çankaya University
Çankaya Üniversitesi
Çankaya University Logo
Established July 9, 1997[1]
Type Private university
Rector Prof. Dr. Hamdi Mollamahmutoğlu
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 6,067
Location Ankara, Turkey
39°49′7.93″N 32°33′46.2″E / 39.8188694°N 32.562833°E / 39.8188694; 32.562833Coordinates: 39°49′7.93″N 32°33′46.2″E / 39.8188694°N 32.562833°E / 39.8188694; 32.562833
Colors Black and yellow         
Affiliations 24
Website Official website
A view of the Turkuaz campus
A view of the Turkuaz Valley (Turkish: Turkuaz Vadisi) from Çankaya University Turkuaz Campus

Çankaya University (Turkish: Çankaya Üniversitesi) was established on July 9, 1997, by the Sıtkı Alp Education Foundation in Ankara, Turkey.[1] The university began its teaching in the Fall 1997 semester. Sıtkı Alp is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.


Çankaya University is a university owned by a private foundation in Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey. The university was established by Sıtkı Alp, as a transition of his secondary education level school, the Arı Koleji, into a higher education institute, and opened by the former president of Turkey, Süleyman Demirel, in 1997.

In 2011, Turkuaz campus that is also known as New Campus opened. Many departments and faculties moved there. Area of Turkuaz campus is approximately 440.000 square meters. In addition, the new campus was awarded by the Arkitera Architecture Center.[2][3]

Faculties and departments[edit]

Faculty of Architecture[edit]

Faculty of Arts and Sciences[edit]

Dean: Prof. Dr. Billur Kaymakçalan

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences[edit]

Dean: Prof. Dr. Aykut Kansu

Faculty of Engineering[edit]

Dean: Prof. Dr. Celal Zaim Çil

Faculty of Law[edit]

Dean: Prof. Dr. Hamdi Mollamahmutoğlu

Vocational High School of Justice[edit]

Assistant Prof. Eser Us

Çankaya Vocational Training School[edit]

Principal: Prof. Dr. Tolga Omay

Preparatory School of English[edit]

Principal: Bülent İnal


Institute of Natural Sciences[edit]

See also: Institute of Natural Sciences of Çankaya University

Institute of Social Sciences[edit]

See also: Institute of Natural Sciences of Çankaya University

  • Business administration (MBA) - Master and Doctorate degree
  • Human resources management - Master
  • International trade and finance - Master
  • Public law - Master and Doctorate degree
  • Private law - Master and Doctorate degree
  • English literature and Cultural studies - Master and Doctorate degree
  • Financial economics - Master
  • Political sciences - Master

Research centers[edit]

Sport club[edit]

Çankaya University Sports Club was established in 1986 as Arı Spor. Later, its name was changed as Çankaya University Sports Club. Currently, the sports club continues its activities at Çankaya University's Balgat Campus.


The university is a member of the Caucasus University Association.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Tarihçe - Çankaya Üniversitesi" (in Turkish). Çankaya Üniversitesi. 22 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Arkiv Seçkileri 2011" (in Turkish). Çankaya Üniversitesi. 21 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Arkiv Seçkileri 2011" (in Turkish). Arkitera Mimarlık Merkezi. 21 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Tüm Uyeler. kunib.com

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