Atılım University

World University Rankings 2021
801–1000 th
Impact Rankings 2021
251–300 th
Young University Rankings 2020

About Atılım University

Celebrating the 23th anniversary, Atılım University is one of the oldest foundation (private and non-profit) universities, established in 1996 in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. It offers high quality education at European Standards (Bologna Process) and recognized through world university rankings and offers globally accredited degrees and diplomas with a diploma supplement award by EU.

Atılım in Rankings

Atılım University is rapidly ascending its ranking internationally:

  • Top 500 universities in the 2016-2017 THE WUR
  • Top 800 universities in 2019 in Round Ranking
  • Top 100 in 2017 THE 200Under50
  • Top 400 in 2018 in THE Physical Sciences field ranking
  • Top 200 in 2018 in U.S. News Mathematics field ranking
  • Top 200 in 2018 in ARWU Mathematics field ranking


Atılım University promotes internationalization both in education and in campus life with a multinational environment and participative approach. It offers exchange, internship and international mobility programs in EU countries and other parts of the world. International students are from over 63 different countries all over the world including Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Balkans, the Gulf Region and the Caucasus. The University employs internationally experienced and renowned staff. In most of the academic programs, the medium of instruction is English.


Authorized by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE), for awarding the European Accreditation of Engineering Programs (EUR-ACE) certificate, MUDEK (Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs) has accredited 8 departments at the Faculty of Engineering. 

  1. Computer Engineering
  2. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  3. Industrial Engineering
  4. Manufacturing Engineering
  5. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Software Engineering
  8. Mechatronics Engineering

Department of Translation and Interpretation, English Language and Literature and Psychology departments  have also received FEDEK (Science, Literature, Faculty of Science and Letters, Faculty of Languages, History and Geography Curriculum Programs) accreditation. Department of Basic English in School of Foreign Languages has Pearson assured Accreditation.

Research and Technology

Atılım University is a prominent and leading research university with more than 150+ state of the art laboratories and a unique Metal Forming Center of Excellence (MFCE) which is one of the 5 comparable centers all over the world. The University promotes student-centered approach and hands on training in education and research. The Technology Development Center (TEKMER), the Aerodrome Project in Esenboğa International Airport in cooperation with the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), the Scientific Research Projects (BAP) as the research support program offering funds for scholars, the Research Laboratory Projects (ALP) as the program offering funds to establish new laboratories and to turn them into prospective research and the Undergraduate Research Project (LAP) as the research support program offering funds for undergraduate students are among the research and technology opportunities offered at Atılım University.

Atılım University has the 4th largest university library in Ankara. Our library aims to create team spirit, service and perfection within itself, enable the library users to produce-keep-transfer the information and to create a learning society.

University web site
For Prospective Students
Atilim University Virtual Tour
Prospective Student Information Booklet

Explore rankings data for Atılım University

All ranked institutions have an overall score and 4 pillar scores. However for each pillar, only institutions ranked in the top 500 overall or the top 500 in this pillar have a publicly visible score

Key statistics

  • 14.1
    No. of students per staff
  • 5%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 41 : 59
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 9,385
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings