Başkent University (Turkish: Başkent Üniversitesi) was founded on 13 January 1994 by Professor Dr. Mehmet Haberal.
Başkent University, the first private university to teach health sciences in Turkey, was founded in 1993 with the cooperation of the Turkish Organ Transplant and Burns Treatment Foundation and the Haberal Education Foundation.
The university has developed and grown over the past eight years without governmental support. The construction of the buildings began on campus in 1995 and many other facilities have been added since then. Currently, the university is considered one of Turkey's elite colleges in terms of its scientific approach in education.
On 19 May 2004, Baskent University started to broadcast TV channel, Kanal B. TV Channel studios, and other facilities are located in the campus zone.
Başkent University’s vision is to be home, which provides high-level education based on scientific production in every field of advanced medical practices as an international brand, and which transforms this into a social added value on the road to its rightful place in the line of modern civilization.
is to educate individuals who adopt the objectivity of science, who has national awareness, who are inquisitive, questioning, productive, who respect rationality and science, who have analytical and integrative thinking, who are sensitive to human and environmental rights, who respect universal law, who are creative and innovative, who adhere to the Principles of Atatürk; to contribute to enhancing the technological, socio-economic and cultural level of Turkish people by education-study, research-development and activities of promoting science; to promote and spread betterment of human health, improvement of human and environmental rights, community service.