As defined by the 3rd article of Higher Education Law no 2547, institutes are functioning as higher education institutions which have post-graduate programs in many similar and related branches in faculties and universities. Graduate education, as it is expressed below, divides into master, doctorate, medical expertise and proficiency in the art:
The aims and strategies of our institutions;
Our aims are to make high-level scientific research, produce information, support national development and progress, public organizations, enterprises from various scientific organizations and higher education officials four-year colleges to train graduates in master's and doctoral levels. Another aim is to undertake significant processes in respect of intensive, publications, research / project activities, collaboration with university-industry-environment in the development of regions and countries. In this respect, in thesis studies, cooperation and dialogue is established with related public and private institutions in terms of national and international levels. With this purpose, all of our services will be for graduate students. Our students will be able to make use of University Library and the Faculty computer lab available. Within the scope of our institute, after a period of time, peer-reviewed 'Journal of Science' will be possible to produce.
Institutes are units which train academic staff of the universities. The value granted to the institutes, the materials obtained and the opportunities will affect the scientific levels of the academics. Graduate education is also necessary for those who are outside the scope of the universities. The academic levels of the universities are assessed by the capacity and scientific activities of the institutes. With this awareness, our graduate programs and quotas which will be increased will carry out scientific studies in regional, national and international levels heavily. Our mission is to carry out our activities which will present solutions to the problems and apply them, and which will help producing science in our university by means of the cooperation of university-public-private institutions together with AR-GE (research-progress) activities, and by carrying out graduate programs with local-regional-national-international projects which can be applied in order to increase the scientific and technological capacity of our country.
Our vision is to be a known institution which will have included scientific technology to the education process, transform the culture to scientific stance; achieve international integration in five years. Our goal is to increase the number of the students together with non-thesis master's program students by including new graduate and doctorate programs in all departments of the institute in five years.