Considering universities as neighborhoods in city scale plays an important role in the spread of sustainability throughout the city.

Gebze Technical University campus covers an area of 1.5 km² and is in harmony with nature. There are strong transportation options to the campus from both Kocaeli and Istanbul, using different alternatives.

The GTU campus is a breathing campus with faculty buildings located in the natural texture, surrounded by centuries-old trees and various local ecosystem species in its green area.

Many social activities are performed in the University Campus such as planting trees, or drawing attention to make life easy for disabled individuals.

The shuttle services including electiric vehicles organized within the campus, pedestrianized roads, restricted parking areas, and the widespread use of bicycles encourage sustainable transportation at Gebze Technical University.

There are various services, educational, research, and recreational areas that add diversity to the life on campus, such as a natural walking and running trail, bicycle paths, a pond for recreational use, the forest land mainly consisting of stone pines.



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