As a research-oriented university committed to the promotion of excellence in education in line with universal values, our mission is to educate and nurture students as individuals equipped with quality and depth of provison in all fields of science, technology and arts; empowered by inspiring intellectual curiousity and critical minds, open for improvement and positive change; and to contribute to society through research, technology, and public services it pursues.
The vision of Hacettepe University is to become a leading university where the individuals are proud to be a member of both in the national and international arena, leading the change and development.
Hacettepe University acts in accordance with the following basic principles as a university which acts with respect to the transparency and accountability terms, has a sustainable strong financial structure, is fair to the staff and does not make discrimination among the stakeholders, respects variability, gives importance to justice and worthiness, is ready to go beyond the limits in task definitions, forces change to achieve better results, and which produces added value.
- Being farsighted: Hacettepe University takes its position presciently and makes plans, which always include alternatives to basic ones. The individuals are encouraged to act proactively and take responsibility. It is important to get corporate and individual experiences from results.
- Respect: Hacettepe University is respectful and sensitive for the values in its corporate environment (society and all the stakeholders). Hacettepe University observes social norms and values in all of its actions. Hacettepe University believes and respects the rights and liberties of individuals, makes efforts to extend these rights and liberties, and aims to serve as a model for sustainable development and respect for environment.
- Aesthetics: Hacettepe University gives importance to the sports, arts and related aesthetic gains for the society and its own staff and students. It acts as a leader for the communization of the aesthetic values in the society and at the university.
- Participation: Hacettepe University protects the individual features and idealism of its staff and ensures their participation in every level of management. Hacettepe University gives importance to the views and ideas of the stakeholders and observes them in the related processes.