Cankaya University was founded in 1997 in Ankara, Turkey. Cankaya University consists of 21 departments with more than 17 Masters program and 6 Ph.D programs and there are 2 vocational schools with 3 programs and one English language education. Cankaya University was established by Ari Koleji.
Some of the Fundamental Values of Cankaya University are interdisciplinary approach, academic freedom, scientific approach, support, care and tolerance to students, public service, good administration, participatory management, lifelong learning, equal treatment of all individuals without discrimination based on gender, religion, language, race and nationality, loyalty to the values of Turkish Republic founded by Ataturk, belief in Turkish country and nation in particular, and in humanity in general, love and respect to Anatolian and Turkish culture and traditions.
There are totally 5 Faculties in Cankaya University. They are listed: Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Law Research Centres under Cankaya University are: Center for Research and Application in Ataturk's Principles and the Revelotuniary History (AAUM), Center for Cankaya University - KOSGEB Technology Development (TEKMER), Cankaya University Incubation Center Center for Research and Application in Law (HADUM), Center for Research and Application in Women's Studies (KADUM), Center for City, Region, Environment Application and Research Center for Continuing Education, Consultation and Application (SEDAM), Center for Technology Transfer Organization Application and Research.