About the School
School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate degree education in three fields that shape the future of health care: Nutrition and Dietetics, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, and Nursing. In addition, our School shall offer undergraduate degree education under the Departments of Child Development and Audiology shortly. As a distinguished university in Turkey, Atılım University School of Health Sciences offers education completely in English, and this is the most important reason that we stand out as the first and the only University in Ankara. . The Department of Nursing among our departments is a professional field to hold free movement rights as one of the 6 distinguished professions.
With the curriculum of our three departments following the Core Education Programs of the Turkish Council of Higher Education, the European Credit Transfer System and the Bologna criteria, we contribute to the personal and the professional developments of our students. In addition, our School aims to contribute to the talent discovery and self-discovery process of our students with a wide array of elective courses from various Schools at our University, in addition to leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation courses as electives under our own School. With the mutual contracts and collaboration programs with distinguished universities in the USA and Europe, our school offers exchange programs allowing for the movement of students and faculty members.
Since our program covers theory and practice, we offer our students the opportunity to perform their internship studies free of charge at Ankara Medicana International Hospital, all health care institutions under the Ministry of Health, or the newly-founded Healthy Life Practice and Research Center at Atılım University.
To carry our qualified and high-standard education implemented at our School at an undergraduate level to a graduate level, we have initiated thesis master degree programs of Nursing for Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. The process to initiate doctorate degree programs is still underway.
With our academic staff, strong and well-respected at national and international platforms, we aim to help our students develop cognitive and psycho-motor skills by prioritizing student satisfaction, and relying on technological methods in education.
To become a leading educational body which creates a cooperation model in practice and theory, takes active roles in developing health services policies, and is known in research, education and practices at an international level.
To train modern, creative, researcher professionals who contribute to science and take scientific thought and practices, ethical and moral behaviors as a principle by offering high quality undergraduate education and letting them realize their own potential.
Our Dean, Prof. Füsun Terzioğlu, took part as a speaker and panelist at the scientific meeting "Healthcare League & Nursing Education Conference" held in Lisbon / Portugal last month, on 24-26 February....Read More
In the 10th Session of our Scientific Sharing Series, Asst. Prof. Dercan Gençbaş from our Nursing Department, was with us with the title "Vaccination in Adults". ...Read More
Türkan Kutluay Merdol, one of our Nutrition and Dietetics Department at the 9th Session of our Scientific Sharing Time Series, was with us with the subject "Our Nutrition and Behavior". After the session, we celebrated the participation of new research assistants in our academic staff....Read More
In the 8th Session of our Scientific Sharing Session, Res. Asst. Canberk Akdeniz was with us on the topic of "International Health Policies with Comparative Examples"....Read More
In the 7th Session of our Scientific Sharing Session, Res. Asst. İlkem Güzel was with us on the topic of "Human Memory". At the end of the session, we celebrated his successful accomplishment of graduating master of science degree. ...Read More
Our Faculty Dean Prof. Füsun Terzioğlu and head of Nursing Department Asst. Prof. Handan Boztepe took place as trainers in the "Preparing for Birth Trainer Training" organized by Ankara Provincial Health Directorate, Public Health Services Directorate....Read More
In the 6th Session of our Scientific Sharing Session, Res. Asst. Cansu Aktaş was with us on the topic of "General Postural Awareness". ...Read More