Bingol University was established in 2007 to contribute to the higher education in Turkey. Initially, the university consisted of 3 faculties, 2 institutes, and 2 vocational schools. Eventually, the university has grown to have 8 faculties, 5 vocational schools, and 4 institutes. Besides, School of Foreign languages and School of Health Sciences were established. In 2011, the Bingöl University campus was redesigned by the famous architect Günay Erdem, landscape architect Serpil Öztekin Erdem and landscape architect Sunay Erdem and took its current state. The university offers all levels of degrees: two-year professional degree, undergraduate (B.A.) as well as graduate degrees (M.A. and PhD). Evidently, the university has been trying to be one of the most dynamic, advanced and successful educational institutions in Turkey. The University has 12 Research Centers: Beekeeping Research Studies and Application Center, Biotechnology Research and Application Center, Children Research and Guidance Implementation and Research Center, Experimental Researches Center, Local Ethic Committee for Animal Experiments and more. The Bingol University is working with a vision to establish strong relationships with the public it serves. The mission of Bingol University strives to help formation of an ideal society, and strives to raise an ideal generation which continually questions and researches, which believes in continuous change and development and collaborates with the communities it serves without losing sense of being a researcher and scientist.