Turkish Aeronautical Association aims to be the center of production and training activities in the field of aviation and space; in order to achieve this, it started to work on the transfer of intellectual knowledge, which has been accumulated over the years, to an academic basis. Thanks to a university that will be the source of the trained work force, research and R&D support required for production, Turkey has been dreamed that will be at the forefront of space exploration and will be able to produce aircraft and export them to the world as before. Studies to establish “the Turkish Aeronautical Association University” started in 2010. In order to establish the “Aviation Foundation” by taking the first step on April 21, 2010, an application has been made to the relevant authorities. Following the establishment stages of the university, a working team has been established for designing the academic and administrative structure, determining the physical needs, execution of all communication, coordination, document and information presentation conducted between the Aviation Foundation and the Council of Higher Education (YÖK). By studying the universities in the field of aeronautical, a comprehensive feasibility report has been prepared for the establishment of the "University of Aviation and Space Sciences". In line with this report, the application of foundation file which is related to the Turkey's first and only specialized university of aeronautics and astronautics has been delivered to the Council of Higher Education on September 3, 2010. The proposal for the establishment of "THK University" was discussed and accepted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on February 17, 2011 and became law. The relevant law was signed by our dear President, and entered into force on March 3, 2011, with the publication of Law No. 6114 in the Official Gazette No. 27863. Turkish Aeronautical Association University, which has adopted the duty of the Great Leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk to the whole Turkish Nation by saying "The future is in the skies", and being aware of the responsibility of the first "aerospace and specialized university” in Turkey, the university started education in the central campus in Ankara in the 2011-2012 Education Period.