With all its practices in the fields of education, research, and social service, KTU’s mission is to raise individuals that are open to development, to encourage the development of high-level scientific and technological products, and to pioneer the development and welfare of society.


KTU’s vision is to be a nationally and internationally preferred university with all the educational services, scientific activities, and cultural environment it is to offer.

Values Statement

Our values are as follows:

  • Possessing universal values, respecting human rights, and favoring the supremacy of law
  • Adhering to the core values of the Republic of Turkey
  • Seeking excellence in education
  • Adopting an ethical approach
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Favoring both freedom and discipline
  • Making knowledge-based decisions and leading the information society
  • Adopting total quality management
  • Being open to all kinds of cooperation for the well-being of society
  • Embracing team spirit
  • Valuing culture and art
  • Being environmentally-conscious