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Hacettepe University Quality Assurance Policy

Hacettepe University's quality assurance policy comprises the establishment, development and sustainability of the system that aims to;

  1. Manage the future plans in line with the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the institution, in accordance with the available resources and competencies,
  2. Carry out the processes in accordance with corporate values,
  3. Design and update learning and teaching processes in line with national and global needs in order to teach graduates with the competence to adapt to the changing world,
  4. Produce research and development outputs with a global level and high social contribution,
  5. Enhance the sense of satisfaction, belonging and loyalty of the stakeholders,
  6. Operate predefined quality cycles in the quality assurance system, education, research, service to society, internationalization and governance processes,
  7. Establish the organizational structure for the integrated quality assurance system covering all fields of activity,
  8. Increase the national and international competitiveness of the institution,
  9. Ensure the sustainability of internal-external evaluation and accreditation processes,
  10. Adopt a quality culture that focuses on continuous learning and improvement through measurement and monitoring throughout the institution and on the basis of processes,

with a leadership understanding that always prioritizes institutional success and ensures that the necessary work and operations are foreseen in a timely manner.

Hacettepe University Learning and Teaching Policy

As a research university, the learning-teaching policy of Hacettepe University covers the establishment, execution and sustainability of a system that ensures its development by;

  1. Training experts in the fields of medicine-health, science-engineering, social-humanities, culture and art, who discover, question, analyze and understand the problems of humanity, and solve them using their knowledge,
  2. Training individuals who adopt ethical values, care and respect people and the environment at a high level, use information and technology effectively, are self-confident and able to express themselves, and have project-based working and teamwork skills,
  3. Carrying out learning-oriented learning-teaching programs designed according to national and global needs with qualified instructors and training graduates with competency adapting to the changing world,
  4. Monitoring and evaluating learning-teaching processes with stakeholder participation, and improving continuously in line with the results,
  5. Ensuring student representation in decision-making processes related to learning-teaching,
  6. Supporting learning-teaching with scientific and technological developments by ensuring its integration with research-development, social contribution and internationalization processes,

with a specialized teaching approach in accordance with scientific approach, critical thinking and applied learning and based on different scientific disciplines.

Hacettepe University Research and Development Policy

Research and development policy of Hacettepe University, one of the leading higher education institutions of our country, covers the effective management of research and development processes with the principle of “To the Leading Edge… Towards Being the Best” with an approach that aims to ensure the sustainability of contribution to science in the national and global arena, to strengthen its research-oriented university identity, to spread entrepreneurship, to train qualified researchers, to develop cooperation among different disciplines and social responsibility understanding in line with the basic values such as merit, transparency, participation, society-oriented and seeking excellence, and with an understanding that;

  1. Supports original and competitive research activities in the fields of medicine-health sciences, science-engineering sciences, social-human sciences, culture and art,
  2. Announces research priorities, goals and objectives, monitors and evaluates research and development processes based on performance indicators, and takes necessary measures to reach the goals,
  3. Enables researchers to carry out their studies safely by promoting universal ethical values, academic freedom, and different approaches in line with institutional autonomy,
  4. Produces scientific outputs with the potential to turn into innovative and high value-added products by supporting researchers from different disciplines to work together with a transdisciplinary perspective, with its strong research infrastructure and competent staff,
  5. Encourages the use of national and international research funding resources and develops systems that facilitate international cooperation,
  6. Encourages the use of infrastructure, budget and manpower to support research and development activities for our country's local, regional, national development goals, scientific, social and cultural priorities,
  7. Determines and implements strategies to produce scientific outputs at the global level, with high social contribution and considers the contribution of the commercialization of scientific research into products and its role in the development of the country,
  8. Develops systems for cooperation and information-technology transfer for external stakeholders to benefit from research infrastructure and competencies,
  9. Uses research and development outputs and activities at all levels of education and training, and contributes to the training of high-quality researchers with undergraduate and graduate education programs,
  10. Provides and spreads awareness about entrepreneurship and innovation processes.

Hacettepe University Service to Society Policy

Hacettepe University’s service to society policy comprises the activities;

  1. Giving priority to participatory interdisciplinary studies at the national and international level aiming at meeting the needs of the world, our country and city, and solving their problems in line with the “United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”,
  2. Aiming to offer the knowledge, service, and technology produced by highly qualified individuals in the field of science, technology, culture, art, and sports in the light of universal values for the benefit of the society with the responsibility of being a research priority university,
  3. Prioritizing the use of qualified studies in the field of medicine-health sciences, physical-engineering sciences, social-human sciences, culture, and art, each of which is a pioneer in its field in our country, regarding the benefit of the society,
  4. Directly participating and influencing social service processes in a close relationship with policy-making and implementing institutions and organizations,
  5. Adapting to changes, environmentally friendly, sensitive to human and animal rights with the “influential and overarching university identity” that influences the society,
  6. Strongly continuing to transform the outputs of educational and scientific studies into social service as a tradition, using all kinds of scientific, artistic, sportive knowledge and production for the benefit of the society, and sharing its physical infrastructure and opportunities with the society,
  7. Providing leading national and international health services,
  8. Aiming to contribute to the welfare of its country and humanity in a manner that respects universal and social values.

Hacettepe University Internationalization Policy

Hacettepe University's internationalization policy includes creating, developing and sustaning an effective system aimed at;

  1. Developing learning and teaching , research processes and social contribution activities on an international scale as well in cooperation with the stakeholders of,
  2. Adopting and internalizing the pioneering and innovative perspective undertaken in international processes throughout the university,
  3. Planning and implementing activities that improve the international recognition, visibility and position of the university,
  4. Facilitating and disseminating international events using information and communication technologies

with an approach that removes the borders in the world in the academic field, aims accessibility, universal inclusiveness and sustainability, and respects ethical values.

Hacettepe University Governance Policy

Hacettepe University's governance policy is designed to carry out learning-teaching, research, social contribution services and administrative activities in an effective, reliable and sustainable manner in accordance with corporate ethical values and principles, by taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the digital world, in line with the mission and vision, strategic goals and objectives of the institution and covers these basic principles;

  1. Acting with an inclusive approach in all its activities and services, treating everyone equally and without prejudice, protecting the rights of individuals within the framework of legal and moral criteria and respecting their values,
  2. Aiming to establish human and environment-oriented, agile, innovative, transparent, accountable, resource efficient and result-oriented sustainable systems in the light of national and international legal norms,
  3. Observing the harmony between the strategic goals and objectives of the university and the future plans of the employees, keeping the work discipline, dedication and idealism of the employees active, providing training and working opportunities for them to develop their knowledge, skills and abilities in accordance with their job titles,
  4. Establishing a leadership and management model in which internal and external stakeholders are represented and actively involved in all activities and processes, with a participatory governance approach, in a way that will increase the level of belonging, motivation and satisfaction of all stakeholders,
  5. Providing a reliable and predictable teaching and working environment, free from physical or psychological violence against service recipients and employees,
  6. Aiming to be open to the innovations in the fields of science, art, culture and sports by considering the local, national and international conditions and needs and to direct change,
  7. Planning the participatory management philosophy and goals in a way that ensures universal visibility,
  8. Planning governance activities within a holistic quality management system, and implementing, controlling, evaluating, improving these activities and aiming to guarantee sustainability of them.