Mission - Vision

Gazi University;


The mission of Gazi University is to educate students as individuals in accordance with its core values; to contribute to society and the process of lifelong learning by producing ideas, knowledge, science, technology and services at the universal level through the pursuit of research. 


Gazi University aspires to be an entrepreneurial and leading university at the international level in science, technology and arts.

Fundamental Values

As the first educational institution of the republic in training pioneer teachers and having the responsibility of being a research university, Gazi University adopts the following values;

►Pioneer in education and Research

High academic quality to promote the wilingness for learning and research to contribute to universal science and the formation of national culture,

►Quality Focused

In complience with institutional culture; to maintain continuous improvement activities in accordance with the needs of the current age in the fields of education, research and social service,


To carry out institutional decision-making processes by ensuring internal and external stakeholder participation,

►Environmentaly Friendly

Protecting and improving the environment when developing and providing products and services,

►Inquisitive and Innovative

To seek originality in science; taking on an innovative contemporary approach that will serve the needs of society and humanity in the development of research, education and technology,

►Respectful Towards People and Society

Centered on embracing national values, opposing all forms of discrimination with a universal approach, where all opinions and thoughts can be expressed in peace and tolerance and where diversity is seen as wealth; to present the knowledge, technology and service produced for the benefit of society through internal and external stakeholders,

►Commited to Competence and Ethical Values

To focus on universal, scientific, academic and professional ethical values; to praise success, talent, work and effort; to objectively carry out selection and evaluations based on competencies,  

►Institutional Belongingness

To be an institution of which its members feel honoured to be part of and that can take on this responsibility, 

►Commited to its History and Culture

To have a sensitive approach towards historical, cultural, national and spiritual values,

►Awareness of Regional and Global Responsibilities

To be aware of local economic, strategic and social conditions, nearby and world issues and to produce solutions with its units and human resources.

Additive Manufacturing Technology Application and Research Center (EKTAM);


To meet the qualified personnel requirement of our country in the field of new generation manufacturing technologies, to be a pioneer in the use of advanced manufacturing technologies by the country's industry, and to contribute to university-industry cooperation by ensuring that all stakeholders benefit from the established infrastructure in the most effective way.


To be a national center of excellence that directs developments in the scientific field, is innovative, pioneering, produces value and is based on excellence, sets an example for our country, and competes with centers established abroad for the same purposes.

Basic values

Additive Manufacturing Technologies Application and Research Center adopts the following values ​​in line with the principles determined by our University:

To contribute to university-industry cooperation by conducting scientific, technological and applied research,

An innovative structuring that will serve the needs of society and humanity, inquiring, critical in the developments in research, education and technology,

To have academic and ethical values,

To create graduate and engineering doctorate programs for those working in the industry in order to train highly qualified personnel needed by the industry,

To be a center that carries out teamwork with the understanding of participatory personnel, receives the ideas of the personnel, and attaches importance to creativity,

To transfer the produced information to the society through internal and external stakeholders,

Takes being an institution that is proud to be a member of and can take responsibility for this as its basic values.

Aims and goals

The general aims of the center are:

To carry out scientific, technological and applied research in order to develop new generation additive manufacturing technologies,

Supporting additive manufacturing technologies; developing new metal, ceramic powder and powder alloys, using laser and electron beam technologies, developing optical and image processing methods and conducting scientific and applied research in other fields,

To develop the application capacity with the manufacture of different original products by using and improving additive manufacturing technologies,

Expanding the additive manufacturing product range and product boundaries; to design and manufacture more precise and ready-to-use products,

To cooperate with private industry and public institutions and to carry out joint R&D activities for the development of domestic and original additive manufacturing production benches and sub-systems,

Developing the software required for additive manufacturing technologies and Industry 4.0 through joint R&D activities in cooperation with the private sector and public institutions,

Ensuring the creation of application areas by developing metal masonry technologies, making applications and researches in repair-maintenance-repair technologies of jet and gas turbine engine parts in the aviation sector,

To carry out joint research projects, to cooperate and to exchange researchers with domestic and foreign partner universities and research centers,

To provide training programs and certified trainings for those working in the industry in order to train the qualified manpower needed by the industry, to contribute by offering to open industry-oriented master's and engineering doctorate programs,

To organize workshops, to organize national/international conferences and to publish scientific periodical(s) in order to ensure the development and advancement of additive manufacturing technologies in our country.

Targeted Socio-Economic and Scientific Benefits

To be sensitive to the environment,

To allow the use of bio-based products and sustainable materials,

Ensuring the use of more than one material and changing structures depending on the function,

Speeding up the custom manufacturing process,

Increasing processing precision,

Reducing energy and material consumption,

It comes to the forefront as reducing waste.


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