Hacettepe Univeristy Department of Food Engineering
Leading Food Engineering department in Turkey (2020)
Hacettepe University ranked 201-300 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 ranking results.
Leading Food Engineering department in Turkey (2019)
Hacettepe University ranked 151-200 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 ranking results.
Leading Food Engineering Department in Turkey (2018)
Hacettepe University ranked 151-200 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 ranking results.
Education
Our Food Engineering undergraduate program educates students who will be the leading staff of the Turkish food industry and are strong on world-class science, technology and engineering knowledge.
EUR-ACE Bachelor
Hacettepe University Department of Food Engineering’s undergraduate programme is designated again as a European-Accredited Engineering Bachelor Degree Programme. The accreditation has been provided by the Engineering Education Programs Evaluation and Accreditation Association (MÜDEK) for 5 years as of September 30, 2021.
Info

Food Engineering Department, which was founded in 1977 and produced its first group of alumni in 1980, has been conducting education and research in 2 major fields of science; Food Science Branch and Food Technology Branch. In addition to 2 years of elementary science education that is part of the undergraduate program, the department offers elementary engineering and technology classes as well. One third of the classes are conducted in English and 1 year of English preparation education is provided.

The education and research activity within the department is conducted in 10 classrooms, 1 lecture theater, 1 seminar room, 6 general laboratories and 12 research laboratories all of which are sufficiently equipped. The department staff includes 37 academic and 9 administrative personnel. Our student body is made up of successful individuals whose math-based score ranks amongst the top 2%-3% of the nationwide university entry exam. In average, 80 new students join our department every year. Currently, the department includes more than 400 undergraduate students in active education.

In addition to education-research activities, our department is a part of numerous on-campus clubs and student groups. Within the framework of Faculty of Sciences – Food Engineering Branch, our department conducts senior engineering, graduate and doctorate programs as well. Our graduates find employment in all fields of the food industry including process design, production planning, manufacturing, processing, quality control and marketing of food products.