() is a public university
, the capital city of Turkey
. It was the first higher education institution founded in the Turkish Republic
The university has about 40 vocational
programs, 114 undergraduate
programs and 110 graduate
programs. In total it has about 264 programs.
Ankara University was founded by Atatürk
. The School of Law was established in 1925 to train judiciaries, the Institute of Technology for Agriculture in 1933, the School of Language, History and Geography in 1935 and the already existing School of Political Sciences (that trained public administrators under the name of Mekteb-i Mülkiye
since 1859, and which was later on moved to Ankara
) in 1936 upon the directive of Atatürk. The Schools of Medicine and of Science were established in the 1940s.
Ankara University, comprising the Faculty of Law (1925), the Faculty of Language, History and Geography (1935), the Faculty of Science (1943), and the Faculty of Medicine (1945), was established officially in 1946. The University acquired the Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine which previously belonged to the Institute of Technology for Agriculture. The School of Divinity was founded in 1949 and the Faculty of Political Sciences in 1950, then came the School of Pharmacy in 1960, and in 1963 the School of Dentistry which later became a Faculty in 1977, the Faculty of Educational Sciences in 1965, and the Faculty of Communication in 1965. The Çankırı
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