About the Department
Student admission to the Atılım University Department of Nutrition and Dietetics started in 2017. Our Department is the only academic institution to offer undergraduate-level education completely in English in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics in Ankara.
The studies of our department may be classified into two main categories; education and research. The current education programs are offered taking into consideration the awareness of the responsibility in offering a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics; by competent instructors in the field, and with an inter-disciplinary approach.
Our aim for the future alumni of our undergraduate program is to undertake their responsibilities in the light of their information with a professional insight, and the confidence to constantly update themselves at hospitals, polyclinics, public health centers, ministries, catering institutions, food companies, universities and such where they may be employed in positions such as health care professionals, academicians, researchers, directors or policy makers.
To train dietitians equipped with evidence based knowledge and qualifications in accordance with the framework of international standards, and to provide education, research and consultancy services for the community aiming to protect their general health by adequate, balanced and healthy nutrition.
To be a leading, exemplary and preferred educational institution which is nationally and internationally recognized with its educational, research and publishing activities that will contribute the healthy development of the community.
Prof. Dr. Türkan Merdol will attend as a speaker to to a memorial event for the founder of the field of Nutrition and Dietetics in our country, Prof. Dr. Ayşe Baysal, who passed away on August 14, 2016....Read More
Our Department Chair Dr. Begüm Kalyoncu will participate a live broadcast on July 16, 2020, Thursday at 3 p.m...Read More
Prof. Dr. Türkan Kutluay Merdol will join a live broadcast titled "Nutrition and Diet Plan in Positive Science with Objective to Subjective Aspect" on Halk Radio (103.4) on 8 June 2020 at 2 p.m....Read More
In the "Healthy Kitchen" program on TRT 1 channel at 14:45 every weekday healthy eating issues are covered with dietitians participated to the show. This Thursday, April 16, 2020 Prof. Dr. Türkan Kutluay Merdol will join the program via telephone....Read More
Dr. Elif Okutaysin who works in America as a dietitian, participated to Professional Orientation course as a guest....Read More
Asst. Prof. Zeynep Begum Kalyoncu, representing The Turkish Dietetic Association, participated in Turkey Sabri Ulker Foundation's Nutrition & Health Communication program, and she addressed the issue of ''Eating Disorders'' with the journalists and bloggers....Read More