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Bilkent Üniversitesi

Bilkent University

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
Bilkent Üniversitesi
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
Bilkent University
Year of Foundation:
1984
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
2019
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
1984
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
Y.O.K. Higher Council of Education
Name of Director:
Rector Prof. Dr. Abdullah Atalar
Address :
06800 Bilkent - Ankara
Country:
Turkey
Website:

Mission & Strategy

Since 1998, the Department of Communication and Design at Bilkent University has been a leader in media and design education in Turkey. With faculty that reflect an intrinsically interdisciplinary field, COMD trains undergraduate and graduate students for a range of careers in the creative and cultural sectors with a broad foundation in the social sciences, humanities, and the arts. Our departmental philosophy rests on stimulating collaboration and promoting cross-cutting dialogues that demonstrate our commitment to innovation and scholarship through academic research and applied projects.
Our mission in COMD is to train the next generation of knowledgeable and responsible media professionals and scholars. We foster curiosity, creativity, and critical reflection through a curriculum that integrates research and practice.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total
State Funds:
0%
Public Funds:
12%
Private Funds:
17%
Students’ Fees:
33%
Sales of School Product:
0%
Rentals of Premises/Facilities/Equipment/Services:
37%
Donations:
1%

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total
Cash:
100%
In-Kind :
0%

Degree areas

BA in Communication and Design (Bachelor of Arts (4 years), Full-Time)
MA in Media and Visual Studies (Master of Arts (2 years), Full-Time)
MFA in Media and Design (Master of Fine Arts (2 years), Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Student incentives

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
14
9
Teaching Assistants:
6
0
Industry Professionals:
6
0
Administrative Staff:
1
0
Technical Staff:
1
0

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Key guest lecturers (Visiting for Masterclasses, Seminars, Workshops, etc.)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Total Area of the Institution:
5,000 acres  sq.m.
Total Area of Recreational & Social Facilities (gyms, pools, bars, lounges, restaurants, parks, etc.):
http://w3.bilken  sq.m.

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes
Specialized Books on Film/TV/Media/Arts/etc. (Total):
30.000
Professional Films on 35 mm (Total):
0
Professional Films on DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. (Total):
5.000
Student Films (Total):
1.000

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/
Computer Auditoriums:
10
Sound Stages:
1
TV Studios:
1
Theatre Stages (for work with actors):
2
Editing Studios:
3
Sound Studios (recording, editing, mixing, foley):
1
Music Recording Studios:
1
Still Photography Studios:
1
Visual Effects Studios:
1
Animation Studios:
1
Film Labs:
0
Screening Halls (with capacity less than 50 people):
3
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
3
Screening Halls (with capacity more than 350 people):
2

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21
Film Cameras 35 mm:
0
Film Cameras 16 mm:
0
Digital Cinema Cameras:
1
HD Cameras:
12
SD Cameras:
8
Broadcast Cameras:
1

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
Film:
0
Digital:
1

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic
Basic Field Recording Equipment:
8
Advanced Film Recording Equipment:
1
Editing Sound Stations:
1
Basic Mixing Tables:
1
Advanced Mixing Tables:
0

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac
Basic:
2
Advanced:
1

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.
Carpentry:
1
Moulding:
1

Total Annual Production:

Hours
35 mm:
0
16 mm:
0
Video:
ca. 20 hours HD excluding multi camera concert recordings
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