Hacettepe University, which was founded on July 8, 1967 with the Law No. 892, continues its contributions to social development and universal values in the fields of science, technology and art with 16 Faculties, 15 Institutes, 4 Vocational Schools, 2 Colleges, 1 Conservatory, 98 Research and Application Centers as one of the leading universities in our country today.
Hacettepe University, as one of the leading universities in our country, continues its contributions to social development and universal values in the fields of science, technology and art with 16 Faculties, 15 Institutes, 4 Vocational Schools, 2 Colleges, 1 Conservatory, 98 Research and Application Centers.
As Hacettepe University, we compete with national and international universities. We race with our competitors to host the best students and academicians, to promote the researches carried out in our university and to provide support to our projects. One of the secrets of success is to have a strong and prominent name that gives the right message. As we know all, the reassuring image of Hacettepe University reflects the true identity of the university. In all our studies, the Hacettepe brand must be originally and accurately defining the identity of the university.
The mission of Hacettepe University, as a research-oriented university, is to educate highly qualified, open to change and development, questioning individuals in the fields of science, technology, and art with its education in the light of universal values; to provide the knowledge, services, and technology it produces for the benefit of the community.
Our university acts as a university that is transparent and accountable in all its applications, has a strong financial structure that is sustainable, treats its employees fairly, does not discriminate between its stakeholders, respects diversity, cares about fairness and merit, is ready to exceed the limits of its job description, pushes change and generates added value to do its job better.
Hacettepe University recognizes the individual dignity, identity and professional dignity of all its members. It believes that the universal ethical principles of university life and academic activity in education, service and relations with society are the most indispensable values chain. Honesty, respect for human dignity, labor and human rights, justice, academic freedom, responsibility, reliability, accountability, scientific skepticism, critical view, openness to new concepts, leadership, merit, quality, self-confidence, protection and environmental awareness are the basis of these principles.
Hacettepe University is committed to ensuring that appropriate standards are achieved and maintained in educational programs and research, and to provide a high-quality education in accordance with national and international standards.
Hacettepe University Quality Policy is based on the quality standards of the European University Association and the Council of Higher Education, based on our mission, which reflects our core corporate values, and the objectives in our strategic plan. Hacettepe University continues and develops its studies depending on the management structure it has created based on a management approach that can fulfill its mission, vision and values.
Hacettepe University started to improve its service quality with strategic planning practices within the scope of total quality management studies that it started in the hospitals of our University in 2000. Our university prepared the first Strategic Plan in 2005. In this context, Hacettepe University was the first Turkish university to officially initiate Strategic Plan studies. So far, our university has developed 4 strategic plans since 2005.
Hacettepe University acknowledges that universities should aim to help society achieve its human development and sustainable development goals. Our university contributes to sustainable development goals through research projects, quality education, social responsibility projects, services, actions, and policies. According to THE World University Impact Rankings 2019 list, which measures the success of institutions in achieving their sustainable development goals, Hacettepe University ranked 87th in the world and second among Turkish universities.
In order to reveal the current status of Hacettepe University on gender equality, categories of decision-making mechanisms, university administration staff, number of students, academic and administrative staff, projects, courses and theses regarding gender, student societies, patents and documentation, assignment and mobility have been examined and an action plan has been created in this regard.
As the data controller of Hacettepe University, importance is attached to the protection of personal data processed within the scope of The Law on the Protection of Personal Data (KVKK) No 6698. Personal data are stored as long as the data processing purpose is valid. Necessary security measures are taken to prevent the loss of stored and recorded data, to prevent unauthorized and unlawful use.