- In 1993, procedures were begun to establish Başkent University, with the aid of the Haberal Educational Foundation. In accordance with Article 3961 of the Legal Code, the University was officially founded on January 13, 1994.
- In the 1995-1996 academic year, Başkent University moved to its new Campus at Bağlıca, located 20 km. west of the center of Ankara, on the main highway to Eskişehir.
- The graduates are successful in the professional and business world, and are open to competition. They are sensitive to national and international issues, are dynamic and inquisitive, and are knowledgeable in the areas of health,humanities, environment, industry, trade, and technology. Currently, the university’s enrolment includes 806 associate students, 7,535 undergraduate students and 831 graduate students.