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Abdullah Gül University (AGU)

The Abdullah Gül University (AGU) is a Third Generation State University embracing multi-disciplinary research and innovative approaches to meet global challenges.

PhD Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)



The university was formally founded on 21 July 2010 as Turkey’s first foundation supported State University.AGU admitted its first students in 2013 - 2014 Academic Year. Education is being conducted at the site of Turkey’s first industrial complex, which is being transformed from a place of great historical significance to be a notable place of education.


AGU will admit undergraduate students to its eight different programs in School of Engineering, School of Life and Natural Sciences, School of Architecture, School of Leadership and Management, and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. New undergraduate programs will be added in near future. AGU will also project interdisciplinary graduate programs in its academic departments.


  • Biomedical Engineering: Biomedical pattern recognition Biomedical signal/image processing Mathematical modeling of physiological systems Bioinformatics Biosensors Tissue engineering
  • Materials Science and Nanotechnology: Biomaterials Polymeric carriers Polymer and polymer-ceramic composite materials Biodegradable polymers Cell carrier tissue scaffolds Ceramic filters Solar cells, Schottky diodes, Thin films
  • Biotechnology: Drug and DNA release Gene therapy Phage display Industrial microbiology Micro/ultra/nano filtration Food biotechnology Cereal Science and Technology Animal models of cranio-maksilofasial Anaerobic biotechnology Genetics


Student services

Housing services

Currently our students live in the AGU Student Village, which is located across the street from the AGU Sümer Campus, or in the newly established city center AGU dorms.

The Student Village buildings include comfortable and furnished apartments with kitchen, shared living room, and bathrooms. Each apartment can house 4 to 6 students. The WiFi is of course available in every on-campus location.

The AGU Student Village is a gated area with 24/7 security, all-around green areas and multiple sports facilities (Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Football field, running track). A café is currently being built within the Student village walls.

Library services

The AGU Library offers an extensive range of books (+20.000 paperback and electronic books) and periodical subscriptions (+120.000).

Medical services

On our Sümer campus a nurse is available on site at the AGU HEALTH CENTER until 5pm. A doctor is available on campus every morning during the week.

Student Life

Campus life

AGU's Sümer Campus was built on the former premises of the Sumer Bank Kayseri Textile Factory (the first industrial site in Turkey) and now includes both newly built and renovated historical buildings. Two thirds of the Campus, which is situated just two bus stops and 10 minutes away from the city's main square, are covered in greenery.

Along with all administrative and Faculty facilities, Sümer Campus also houses several outdoor sports facilities, as well as student and staff accommodation.

Sports facilities


  • On-campus fitness center
  • Soccer fields
  • Tennis, Basketball and Volleyball courts
  • A Running Track
  • Ping Pong
  • Billiard Tables
  • Dart boards

Student clubs

AGU currently has 16 student clubs, which you will have the opportunity to join as an International Student:

  • Charity Club
  • Music and Performing Arts Club
  • Outdoor Sports Club
  • Sportive Activities Club
  • Photography Club
  • Signshine Club
  • International Association Club
  • Cycling Club
  • Science and Technology Club
  • Operational Research and Engineering Club
  • Construction Club


  • Erasmus+
  • Turkish Higher Education Council
  • Mevlana Exchange Programme
  • Eurodesk Contact Point
  • European Voluntary Service (EVS) Receiving, Sending and Coordinating Organisation

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