Atılım University Department of Nursing opened in 2018. The department is among the few in our Turkey with a program that is 100% in English. In this aspect, the department is also the first and the only one in Ankara.

Nurses are some of the key players among healthcare professionals protecting the health of individuals, families and the public, and offering care in line with the principles of holistic and family-based healthcare. Prepared with respect to the changes in Turkey and the world, as well as the developments in the global health sector, course content is presented through technological and innovative methods in education. Hybrid and simulation laboratories armed with cutting-edge equipment are used for skill training as an important portion of the education for nursing. As the field most in demand by nursing and midwifery schools in Turkey, our thesis graduate program for the field Obstetrics and Gynecology shall start in 2020.

Holding pedagogical formation certificates and qualifications accredited nationally, and internationally, our academic staff not only offers training in professional skills (cognitive and psychomotor skills) and foreign languages to students, but also prepares students as health professionals for the future, making use of programs such as those on social responsibility, as well as student network activities and international exchange projects.

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To train pioneer nurses who lead future of the profession, offer integrated care considering moral and ethical values and carry out health education and practices in parallel with international standards and technological developments thanks to its globally known and appraised academic staff.


To become a leading department that pioneers professional development on the basis of science and technology, and trains graduates equipped with research, entrepreneurship and leadership skills.