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1954

The Chair of Child Health, which is considered the beginning of Hacettepe Facultyof Medicine, was founded on February 2, 1954 by Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı under the Faculty of Medicine of Ankara University.

1957

Hacettepe Children's Hospital opened.

1958

Hacettepe Children's Health Institute and its Children's Hospital started education, research and public service activities.

1961

Hacettepe School of Health Sciences was established within Hacettepe Institute of Child Health and started training in nursing, medical technology, physical therapy and rehabilitation.

1962

Education in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics started under the Hacettepe School of Child Health under the School of Home Economics.

1963

Hacettepe High School of Health Sciences has been turned into the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Basic Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy- Rehabilitation, Medical Technology and Health Technology Schools have been reorganized under the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Hacettepe Medical Faculty was established as the second Medical Faculty of Ankara and the fourth in Turkey.

1963

The School of Dentistry was established under the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

1965

Hacettepe Science Center was established to coordinate Hacettepe educational institutions.

1966

Hacettepe Medical Center was established, and Hacettepe Medical Center Hospital was opened.

1967

Hacettepe University was founded on July 8, 1967 with the Law No. 892. Faculties of Medicine, Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences started their education.

1967

On 31.07.1967, Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı started his duty as the founder and first Rector of our University.

2017

Hacettepe University celebrated its 50th anniversary by being proud of its past and imagining the future.
Special Events for 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Now

Hacettepe University, as one of the leading universities in our country today, 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.
For tens of thousands of students, graduates and employees, Being Hacettepeli continues to be a great pride...

Rectors of Hacettepe University

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Cahit GÜRAN
26.06.2020
Prof. Dr. A.Haluk ÖZEN
14.01.2016 - 24.06.2020
Prof. Dr. A.Murat TUNCER
26.12.2011 - 13.01.2016
Prof. Dr. Uğur ERDENER
26.12.2007 - 26.12.2011
Prof. Dr. Tunçalp ÖZGEN
23.11.1999 - 26.12.2007
Prof. Dr. Süleyman SAĞLAM
21.11.1995 - 23.11.1999
Prof. Dr. C.Çelik TAŞAR (VEKİL)
01.11.1995 - 21.11.1995
Prof. Dr. Yüksel BOZER
01.08.1982 - 01.11.1995
Prof. Dr. Süleyman SAĞLAM
30.06.1981 - 01.08.1982
Prof. Dr. Tuğrul PIRNAR
01.07.1978 - 29.06.1981
Prof. Dr. Doğan KARAN
01.07.1975 - 30.06.1978
Prof. Dr. İhsan DOĞRAMACI
31.07.1967 - 01.07.1975

History of Faculties

Faculty of Dentistry

1963

The School of Dentistry of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences was established.

1971

School of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry was brought to the bride.

1970

Periodontology Department was established.

1973

Department of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology was established.

1975

Pedodontics and Orthodontics Department was established.

1976

Endodonti Department of Main Science was established.

Faculty of Pharmacy

1967

The School of Pharmacy was established.

1971

School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy was brought to the bride.

Faculty of Literature

1957

Psychology Department was established.

1965

Department of English Language and Literature and Department of French Language and Literature were established.

1967

Department of German Language and Literature and Department of Art History were established.

1969

Department of Turkish Language and Literature and Department of Philosophy were established.

1971

Anthropology Department and History Department were established.

1972

The Department of Information and Document Management and the Department of English Linguistics were established.

1982

Department of Archaeology and Interpreting Department were established.

1994

The Department of American Culture and Literature was established.

2012

Department of Contemporary Turkish Dialects and Literatures was established.

2013

Turkish Folklore Department was established.

Faculty of Education

1967

Department of Educational Sciences was established under the Faculty of Social and Administrative Sciences.

1982

The Faculty of Education was established.

1982

Department of Science Education was established.

1983

Department of Foreign Languages Education was established.

1991

The Department of Classroom Teaching was established.

1997

The Elementary Department was established.

1998

Computer and Instructional Technologies Education Department was established.

2013

Special Education Department and Turkish Education Department were established.

2016

Basic Education Department was established.

Faculty of Science

1964

Chemistry Department was established.

1965

The Institute of Biology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics were established.

1967

The Statistics Department has been established.

1970

The Mathematics Department was established.

1971

The Faculty of Science was established, the Department of Biology, the Department of Statistics and the Department of Mathematics were connected to the Faculty of Science.

2002

The Department of Chemistry was connected to the Faculty of Science.

2002

Department of Actuarial Sciences was established.

Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

1961

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was founded by Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı under the School of Nursing at Ankara University.

1962

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was connected to Ankara University School of Health Sciences.

1963

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was connected to Hacettepe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ankara University.

1964

Ankara University Hacettepe School of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation was established.

1967

The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was established under the Rectorate of Hacettepe University.

2007

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was connected to the Faculty of Health Sciences.

2019

Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation was established.

Faculty of Fine Arts

1982

Faculty of Fine Arts was established.

1983

Department of Painting, Sculpture Department and Applied Arts Department were established.

Faculty of Nursing

1961

It was founded by Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı under the School of Nursing at Ankara University.

1963

It was connected to Ankara University Hacettepe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

1964

Ankara University Hacettepe School of Nursing was established.

1967

The School of Nursing was established under the Rectorate of Hacettepe University.

2007

Department of Nursing was connected to Faculty of Health Sciences.

2012

The Faculty of Nursing was established.

Faculty of Law

2005

The Law School was founded.

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

1968

The Department of Economics was established.

1976

The Department of Business Administration has been established.

1983

Department of Public Administration and Finance was established.

1994

Department of International Relations was established.

2006

Department of Political Science and Public Administration was established.

Faculty of Communication

2005

The Faculty of Communication has been established.

Faculty of Engineering

1967

Chemical Engineering Department was established.

1968

Department of Physics Engineering, Department of Mining Engineering and Department of Geological Engineering were established.

1971

Computer Engineering Department was established.

1974

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department was established.

1976

Food Engineering Department was established.

1977

Nuclear Energy Engineering Department was established.

1992

Mechanical Engineering Department and Civil Engineering Department were established.

1995

Department of Geomatics Engineering was established.

1997

Department of Environmental Engineering was established.

2004

Industrial Engineering Department was established.

Faculty of Health Sciences

1961

Hacettepe School of Health Sciences was established within Hacettepe Institute of Child Health and started training in nursing, medical technology, physical therapy and rehabilitation.

1962

Education in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics started within the School of Home Economics of Hacettepe Institute of Child Health.

1963

Hacettepe High School of Health Sciences has been turned into the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Basic Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy- Rehabilitation, Medical Technology and Health Technology Schools havebeen reorganized under the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

1967

Faculty of Health Sciences was established.

1982

Faculty of Health Sciences has been renamed the Institute of Health Sciences.

2007

Faculty of Health Sciences wasestablished. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Child Development, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation and Department of Nursing were connected to the Faculty of Health Sciences.

2009

Occupational Therapy Department was established.

2011

The Department of Audiology has been established.

2012

The Department of Nursing has left as a faculty.

2014

Language and Speech Therapy Department was established.

2019

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, left as a faculty.

Faculty of Sports Sciences

1989

The Department of Sports Sciences and Technology was established within the Faculty of Education.

1992

The School of Sports Sciences and Technology was established.

2013

The Faculty of Sports Sciences was established.

Faculty of Medicine

1954

The Chairof Child Health was established under the Faculty of Medicine of Ankara University.

1958

Hacettepe Children's Health Institute and its Children's Hospital started education, research and public service activities.

1961

Hacettepe School of Health Sciences was established within Hacettepe Institute of Child Health and started trainingin nursing, medical technology, physical therapy and rehabilitation.

1962

Education in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics started under the Hacettepe School of Child Health under the School of Home Economics.

1963

Hacettepe High School of Health Sciences has been turned into the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Basic Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy- Rehabilitation, Medical Technology and Health Technology Schools have been reorganized under the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

1965

Hacettepe Science Center was established.

1966

Hacettepe Medical Center was established, and its affiliated Hospital was opened.

1967

The Faculty of Medicine was founded.

History of Institutes

Vaccine Institute

2018

The Vaccine Institute was established as the first institute operating in the field of vaccines in our country.

Ataturk Institute

1982

Ataturk Institute was established.

Informatics Institute

2003

The Informatics Institute was established.

Institute of Child Health

1954

The Chair of Child Health was founded by Prof. Dr. Ihsan Doğramacı under Ankara University. Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı served as the Director of the Institute until he was appointed chairman of the Higher Education Council in December 1981.   

1958

Hacettepe Children's Health Institute and its Children's Hospital started their activities.

1961

Within Hacettepe Institute of Child Health, Nursing, Medical Technology, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation were opened.

1962

Education in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics started within the School of Home Economics of Hacettepe Institute of Child Health.

1963

Hacettepe High School of Health Sciences has been turned into the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

1967

Hacettepe University was founded.

1982

The Institute of Child Health has reached its current structure.

Graduate School of Educational Sciences

2010

The Institute of Educational Sciences was established.

2012

The programs of   the departments of Primary, Secondary Education, Science and Mathematics Education, Foreign Language Education, Computer and Instructional Technologies Education and Educational Sciences, which were carried out within the Institute of Social Sciences and the Institute of Science, were connected to the Institute of Educational Sciences.

Graduate School of Science and Engineering

1967

Postgraduate Education Faculty was established. Postgraduate education programs in the field of science and engineering started within the Faculty of Postgraduate Education.

1982

The Institute of Science was founded.

Institute of Fine Arts

2012

The Institute of Fine Arts was founded. 12 departments and 30 programs carried outwithin the Institute of Social Sciences were transferred to the Institute of FineArts.

Institute of Public Health

1954

Ankara University Institute of Scientific and Social Research in Child Health was founded by Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı.

1957

Hacettepe Children's Hospital, which is affiliated with AnkaraUniversity, was opened.

1961

Within Hacettepe Institute of Child Health, Nursing, Medical Technology, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation were opened.

1963

Hacettepe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Institute of Clinical Sciences and Institute of Community Medicine were established.

1981

The Institute of Community Medicine has been closed. Within the Faculty of Medicine, the Department of Public Health was established instead of the Department of Community Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine.

1992

The Institute of Public Health was established.

Cancer Institute

1982

The Cancer Institute was founded.

Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry

1982

Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry was established.

Institute of Population Studies

1967

The Institute of Population Studies was established.

Institute of Nuclear Sciences

1982

The Institute of Nuclear Sciences was established.

Graduate School of Health Sciences

1967

Postgraduate Education Faculty was established. Postgraduate education programs in the field of medicine and health sciences started within the Faculty of Postgraduate Education.

1967

Faculty of Health Sciences was established.

1982

The Faculty of Health Sciences has been renamed the Institute of Health Sciences.

1993

Educational activities carried out by the Institute of Child Health, the Institute of Cancer, the Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry, the Vaccine Institute and the Public Health Institute were carried out within the Institute of Health Sciences.

2003

The Medical Science Doctor (MD PhD) program of the Faculty of Medicine started within the Institute of Health Sciences.

Graduate School of Social Sciences

1967

Postgraduate education programs in the field of social sciences and humanities started within the Faculty of Postgraduate Education.

1982

The Institute of Social Sciences was established.

2012

12 departments and 30 programs carried out within the Institute of Social Sciences were transferred to the Institute of Fine Arts.

2012

Three programs carried out within the Institute of Health Sciences have been transferred to the Institute of Social Sciences.

Institute of Turkish Studies

1992

The Institute of Turkish Studies was established.