The torch of the Turkish Education Association was lit by Atatürk, our great leader and the first President of the Turkish Republic and it has been blazing since 1928. After 84 years, TED University was established in 2012 by the Turkish Education Association (TED), to make difference on the Turkish Higher Education.
TED University adopts a liberal approach in education with the principle of prioritizing the human. Our priority is to assist our students in growing into individuals who are capable of coping with the difficulties and novelties of today’s rapidly transforming world, who take pleasure in learning and are open minded, ethical and profound. Our students graduate from TEDU equipped with a high level of professional know-how. The University consists of five faculties: Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Economics and Administrative Sciences; Education and Engineering.
For a university, research, discovery, the quest for reality and truth are as crucial as education itself. TED University is acutely aware of this responsibility, and together with all its stakeholders, commits to creating a liberal, peaceful and intellectual environment where students and faculty members can conduct productive and effective research. TED University provides its students the opportunity to discover about themselves and life in the first years of their education, and offers them the facilities to develop scientific and artistic experiences. TEDU cultivates global citizens who can comfortably and effectively express themselves both in Turkish and English.
TEDU Career Center is established in an aim to assist our students in familiarizing themselves with, and in being in contact with the business environments before graduation and easily adapting to the professional life upon graduation. Our goal is, to assist the students by providing them information and leadership in selecting a career and/or knowledge that would direct them to the correct career path. We will help them in making career plans and consciously selecting higher education opportunities that come along, by taking their personal talents, abilities and interests into consideration.
Starting from the time our university admitted its first students, a decision was made to form a TED University Student Council to allow students to directly share their wishes, complaints and views with the administrative organs of the university, and thus a founding council was formed with volunteer students. As a result of the meetings between the Registrar’s Office and our students, a draft Student Council Directive was prepared in accordance with the needs of our university.
Our University has two dorms, one of them is a mixed student residence with a capacity of 426 beds and the other one is residence for girls with a capacity of 93 beds. The students who are placed with Full Scholarship can benefit from the residence facilities, including breakfast and dinner free of charge. All our rooms are designed in a way that will meet the basic needs of the student. All our rooms include bathrooms, and the residence offers common areas for recreation, studying and social activities.
The TEDU Ayse Il?cak Library, covering an area of 1500 m2, consists of 200 student-desks, 40 search terminals and a periodical section occupying a 52 m2 area. The Library is a place where students experience the culture of learning and research first-hand and can easily access the most up-to-date and accurate information available in both print and online formats.
There is free Wi-Fi all around the campus. We have an IT center which helps students about their computer or internet based problems.
In case of any health problems, the students can benefit from the Health Care Center located at the campus and receive examination and first-aid service free of charge. In urgent cases the immediate treatment is done at the health care center and if needed transfer to the hospital is provided.
TEDU campus is located in the heart of the city; equidistant to every neighborhood of Ankara and next to the arterial public transportation. TEDU offers a serene and comfortable education environment with a specially designed architecture that motivates students in every aspect. Equipped with the highest technological infrastructure, TEDU assures students with the most efficient and effective technology. TEDU facilitates cultural activities in the student centers located at the campus and realizes a chain of activities like club activities, concerts, theatre performances, films and exhibitions.
TEDU students can use the semi-olympic swimming pool, basketball field, and the fitness center located at the campus during the week and the weekends without any restrictions. Our facilities also hold a number of social and sportive activities organized by the student clubs and societies.
TEDU students can either become active members of these societies or apply to form new societies which they believe would be useful in certain areas. Student societies are; Architecture and Design Society, Cinema Society, American Football Society, Archery Society, Ataturkist Thought Society, Basketball Society, Culture & Arts Society, E-Sport Society, EduAction Society, Entrepreneurship and Management Society, Erasmus Student Network Society, Football Society, Kaizen Society, Logos Society, MUN Society, Music Society, Need Based Map Society, Outdoor Sports Society, Photography Society, Radio and Communication Society, Theatre Society, Volleyball Society
TED University is one of the accredited institutuins by Turkish Council of Higher Education since 2009.
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