Practical Information for Students

Life in the Capital City

Gazi University, one of the well-established and leading universities, is the center of attraction not only by its education but also by its social, cultural, artistic and sports activities and accommodation, scholarship and study abroad opportunities.

Gazi University is at the center of Ankara and it is close to a lot of shopping malls, guesthouses, dormitories and settlements. The university has all the advantages of being a city university and it offers all opportunities of a city life from entertainment, culture and art to shopping and food.

Transportation is very easy for students. Gazi University, a city university, is at the center of city so it provides a lot of convenience for students. Faculties located Maltepe, Beşevler and Maltepe are very close to metro stations and buses, also minbuses use this route and this provides a very significant convenience in terms of urban transportation.

Transportation

Transportation from the Airport

There is Havaş bus service from Esenboğa Airport to Ankara city center. These bus services depart 25 minutes later the planes land from the airport to the city center. If AŞTI is used, guests should get off the bus after Havaş bus reaches the city terminal and wait for the bus to AŞTİ. The journey takes approximately 60 minutes. The bus fee is 10 Liras. Ticket prices are 25% higher between 00.00 and 06.00.    

Shuttle Route

  • Esenboğa Airport
  • Çubuk Junction
  • Pursaklar
  • Hasköy
  • Keçiören Bridge
  • Etlik Junction
  • Havaş City Terminal
  • AŞTİ (Ankara Domestic Bus Terminal)

You can get further information from www.havas.net

Taxi service is also available at Airport Terminal 24 hours. The fee from Airport to Gazi University is about 70 Liras.

Bus number 442 goes from Airport to AŞTİ and Kızılay. Bus departure time from the airport is in every 20 minutes and this service is provided between 6.40 and 23:00.  In order to take the bus, you need to get a ticket from the box offices. To get to the city center the bus fare is 5.25 Liras.

Central Railway Station and Metro

Ankara Central Railway Station is the main train station in Ankara. It is a busy station because it is an important center for inbound and outbound trains. There are two lines from the station to Eskişehir and Konya. To get more information about intercity travel, please visit www.tcdd.gov.tr.  Metro has two lines in Ankara. The first line is between Batıkent and Kızılay, and the second line is connected to AŞTİ and it is between Kızılay and Dikimevi. Metro runs from 6:00 to midnight. Gazi University settlement is 5 minutes walking distance from Beşevler metro station (There are four metro stops between AŞTİ and Kızılay); Maltepe campus is close to Maltepe metro station, and Emek station is very close to AŞTİ metro station. Ankara Central Railway Station is also very close to Maltepe metro station.

Public Buses and Minibuses

There are two kinds of public buses: municipality buses and privately operated buses. For municipality buses, a boarding card is needed which could be obtained from metro stations and box offices that have EGO card signs. The price of the card depends on the amount of money in the card. With a sufficiently-installed card, in 75 minutes, metro and/or municipality buses could be used twice with a discount of 0.59 kurus. This card cannot be used in privately operated buses. These buses cost 2 Liras. Minibus is a transportation service unique to Turkey. Its transportation fare varies according to the distance. Gazi University settlement is close to a lot of minibus routes.

 In order to get to Gazi University Rectorship Settlement from AŞTİ, you could take the minibuses taking the route to Ulus-Dışkapı-Aydınlıkevler. If you want to take a taxi, you could go from AŞTİ to Gazi University for 10 Liras.   

Climate in Ankara

Summers are hot and dry, while winters are cold and snowy in Ankara. Rainy season is in spring especially in May. Summers in Ankara are usually sunny, dry and hot. The hottest months are July and August. Average temperature is 30°. January and February are the coldest months. The average night temperature -6 °. 

Banking Services

There are Akbank and Halkbank branches within Gazi University central settlement.

Dormitory Facilities

A large part of the dormitories and private dormitories within Directorate of Credit and Hostels Institution are located close to Gazi University’s Emek, Beşevler and Maltepe premises. Sabancı girls’ dormitory, Gazi dormitory, Mehmet Akif girls’ dormitory, Koç dormitory, and many others are among them. The services offered by these dormitories are varied, have different fees and meet different requirements. In addition, the student guesthouse within the Gazi University Foundation offers the comfort of home with its  warm and decent environment for young people. With its free internet access and opportunities such as study halls, it provides a safe environment for Gazi students.

Dormitories within the Credit and Hostels Institution contact information is as follows :

Credit and Dormitories Institution connected Girls Dormitory

Atatürk Dormitor- girls and boys (mixed)
Regional Directorate of the Plevna Street No : 5
Cebeci/Ankara
Telephone : 0 (312) 362 97 40 (8 Hat)
Beştepe Dormitor (Kız)
Şenyuva the neighborhood Meriç Sokak No:11
Beştepe-Yenimahalle/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 53 66  -  0 312-212 54 99 
0 312-212 93 52  -  0 312-213 58 49  -  0 312-213 09 94
Fax – 0 312-215 97 09
Beştepe Öğrenci Yurdu(Kız)
 
 
Cebeci Girls Dormitory
Cemal Gürsel Street No:71 Cebeci/Ankara
Süngübayırı Sokak No:5 Cebeci/Ankara

Telephone : 0 312-362 06 01
0 312-362 97 60(1006) -   0 312-362 32 44(2004)
 
 
 
Gazi Dormitory
Bandırma Sokak No:11 Beşevler-Yenimahalle/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 81 60(6)
Fax – 0 312-223 82 56
Ankara Gazi Kız Öğrenci Yurdu
 
 
Gölbaşı Dormitory
Virancık neighborhood Serpmeler Sokak No:337
Telephone : 0 312 484 94 36
Fax – 0 312 484 05 21
 
 
 
Hacı Ömer Sabancı Dormitory
Boğaziçi Sokak No:4 Beşevler-Yenimahalle/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 67 80(5)  -  0 312-222 60 57
 
 
 
Mahmut Nedim Zabcı Dormitory
Kıbrıs Street Çamkoru Sokak No:25-30 Topraklık-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-431 24 33
Fax – 0 312-431 50 19
 
 
 
Halide Edip Adıvar Dormitory
Necatibey Street No:46 Kızılay/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-2318753
0 312-231 79 54  -  0 312-231 79 55
Fax – 0 312-232 37 71
Halide Edip Adıvar Öğrenci Yurdu
 
 
Mehmet Akif Dormitory
Atlı Spor Kulübü Karşısı No:31 Beştepe-Yenimahalle/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 61 08(6)  -   0 312-223 62 93
 
 
 
Nene Hatun Girls Dormitory
8. Street 75. Sok No:44 Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 63 95
 
 
 
Tahsin Banguoğlu Dormitory
Söğütözü neighborhood2180 Street No:81 Söğütözü – Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-287 57 78   -   0 312-287 38 99
 
 
 
Seyran Dormitory
Libya Street No:40-42-44-52 Ahmetler Seyranbağları-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-434 10 96
0 312-434 01 67    -   0 312-434 01 68
 
 
 
Tuna Dormitory
Tuna Street Marmara Sokak No: 36 Yenişehir-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-431 41 97
Fax – 0 312-433 88 56
 
 
 
Yenişehir Dormitory
Karanfil Sokak No:75 Bakanlıklar-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-417 40 27
Fax – 0 312-425 91 77
 
 
 
Zübeyde Hanım Dormitory
Meriç Sokak No:9 Beştepe-Yenimahalle/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-212 03 61  -  0 312-212 00 75  -  0 312-212 17 74
0 312-212 52 87  -  0 312-212 76 66
Fax : 0 312-222 44 15
 
 
 
Şerife Bacı Dormitory
Yeni Ziraat neighborhood 659. Sokak N0:8-10 Dışkapı-Altındağ/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-342 10 44   -   0 312-348 11 38
 

Credit and Dormitories Institution connected Male Dormitory

Atatürk Dormitory
Plevne Street No:5 Cebeci-Mamak/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-362 97 41(7)
Faks – 0 312-362 97 40(107)
 
 
 
Başkent Dormitory
Çankırı Street  Maliye Meslek Sok. No:5 Ulus-Altındağ/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-310 20 90(4)  -  0 312-312 41 71
Faks – 0 312-309 12 30
Başkent Öğrenci Yurdu (Erkek)
 
 
Cebeci Male Dormitory
Dumlupınar Street Geçit Sokak No:2 Cebeci-Çankaya/Ankara
Geçim Sokak No:14 Cebeci Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-362 97 58  -  0 312-362 63 38
0 312-362 97 50  -  0 312-563 03 31
Cebeci Erkek Öğrenci Yurdu
 
 
Dikimevi Dormitory
Uzungemiciler Sokak No:34 Cebeci-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-362 97 56-57
Faks – 0 312-320 50 66
Dikimevi Öğrenci Yurdu
 
 
Kocatepe Dormitory
Becerikli Sokak No:14 Kocatepe-Kızılay-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-4342926-27
 
 
 
Mahmut Nedim Zabcı Dormitory
Kıbrıs Street Çamkoru Sokak No:25-30 Topraklık-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-431 24 33
Faks – 0 312-431 50 19
 
 
 
Tahsin Banguoğlu Dormitory
Söğütözü neighborhood 2180 Street No:81 Söğütözü-Çankaya/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-287 57 78  -  0 312-287 38 99
 
 
 
Yunus Emre Dormitory
Çankırı Street No:33 Ulus-Altındağ/Ankara
Telephone : 0 312-310 32 42(1001)
Faks – 0 312-310 32 45