Cankiri Karatekin University is located in Cankiri, Turkey. It was established in 2007. The mission of the university is to actively engaging in scientific activities and research at national and international level. Cankiri Karatekin University was established with the act promulgated in Official Gazette by incorporating the Faculty of Forestry, Technical and Business College, College of Health previously annexed to Ankara University. In addition, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Fine Arts previously annexed to Gazi University. Since then, many academic and administrative structures have been established. Besides the available academic units, Kizilirmak Vocational College, Yaprakli Vocational College and Vocational College of Health Services, Faculties of Literature, Science, Engineering, Graduate School of Social Sciences and Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences have been established. Cankiri Karatekin University has over 7000 students in 2008. With a young generation academicians, CNU has the vision of becoming one of the most prestigious universities of Turkey through making contribution to the development of the sciences, humanities, and technology.