Why ALKU Food Engineering

Why ALKU Food Engineering?

Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University is a young, dynamic, qualified university that has been improving day by day since its foundation. Our university has education and training facilities thanks to its newly established and graduated laboratories and its high-tech equipment. With its increasing number of dynamic academic staff, the company is carrying out high-quality scientific research both nationally and internationally.

Alanya Keykubat University (ALKU) Food Engineering Department is one of the four 100% English Food Engineering Departments. In the international academic world where English is increasingly becoming the only global language, universities that offer education in this language and who can lead their graduates to work in multinational corporations are among the best universities. With this feature, ALKU Food Engineering Department is leading the way to become a world-class university and to become an international world university by realizing a university for our university which is the most important principle to train engineers and scientists in world standards. Education in English also means providing the most important criteria for international student mobility, one of the most concrete consequences of globalization in higher education, and it is a great advantage for our students to spend some of their training abroad under the ERASMUS program. In addition, our students will have the opportunity to participate in joint research projects under the ERASMUS program and increase their educational qualifications through cultural interaction.

With strong, dynamic and innovative academic staff, departmental activities and scientific studies are continuing and studies are underway for students who have already enrolled and will be entitled to settle in the future. In addition, learning opportunities are provided for our students through agreements and partnerships with small, medium and food enterprises, tourism facilities and agricultural practices in Alanya and Antalya regions.


Our University administration gives importance to a management approach with loyalty to universal values and service for human-beings. Its priority is to provide its students and academic staff, education- and scientific research-oriented environment with socio-cultural activities. Our University aims to give qualified graduates who make use of their wisdom and scientific-experience to solve the problems of their region and country, to enhance the peace and prosperity of the society and its sustainable development.

It is recommended that the individuals would better to consider the opportunities in the city where the university is located when they decide their university in which they will stay for four years. Moreover, if possible you could visit the universities, its departments and its surroundings to evaluate the opportunity, before making your choice. In this respect, Alanya is one of the most modern counties in Turkey with a large potential. Thanks to being a tourism region, it possesses large social-activities like a big city.


Transportation to Alanya is easy by international and domestic flights. It takes about 40 minutes by bus from Alanya to Gazipaşa-Alanya Airport and about 2 hours to Antalya International Airport. There are also buses arriving to Alanya bus terminal from all of the major cities of Turkey. Transportation to ALKU campus is available by city buses (numbers 101 & 202) within Alanya. Although Alanya isn’t an industrialized county, many large industrial areas in Antalya, Konya, Mersin, Adana, Gaziantep, Kayseri are in proximity. This brings many opportunities to make contact with big companies not only for summer-internship but also for job application near graduation. You may give preference to Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University as it is an institution that provides educational, scientific and social accumulation.


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