Our Sports Teams

METU Sports Teams

While activities were carried out in football, volleyball, tennis, basketball and athletics branches at our University from 1960 until 1980, after 1980 American Football, Badminton, Cycling, Billiards, Bowling, Gymnastics, Mountaineering, Fencing, Handball, Judo, Karate-Do, We have teams in Skiing, Cricket, Rowing and Water Sports, Table Tennis, Archery, Orientring, Chess, Underwater Hockey, Water Polo, Taekwon-Do, Triathlon and Swimming.

In the 2013 - 2014 academic year, METU was the university that participated in the Unilig Activities held among the universities in Turkey with the most different branches.

In 2019, the last active year before the pandemic, according to TÜSF data, among 181 universities in Turkey.

  • The university operating in the most different branches with participation in 47 different branches,
  • With the participation of 42 different activities, the universities and universities that participate in activities in the most different branches.
  • With 476 licensed athletes, METU was the university with the most licenses.

This diversity of participation continues every year and is increasing. Our aim to participate in the activities is primarily to provide our students with the opportunity to do sports, as well as a good social environment, and to support our students to have a fuller university life.

Spor Müdürlüğü'ne bağlı takımlar:


Sport Team

Instagram Account

American Football Team (Men)


Shooting Team (Male-Female)


Badminton Team (Men-Women)


Basketball Team (Men-Women


Billiards Team (Male-Female)


Cycling Team (Men-Women)


Bridge Team (Men-Women)


Ice Hockey Team


Mountaineering Team (Male-Female)


E-Sports Team (Male-Female)


Fencing Team (Men-Women


Frisbee Set (Men-Women)


Football Team (Male)


Futsal Team (Men-Women)


Wrestling Team (Male)


Handball Team (Men-Women)


Gymnastics Team (Male-Female)


Judo Team (Male-Female).


 Karate-Do Team (Male-Female


Karting Team (Male-Female


Ski Team (Male-Female)


Cricket Team (Men)


Cross Country Team (Men-Women)


Korfball Team (Men-Women


Curling Team (Male-Female)


Rowing and Water Sports Team (Male-Female


Table Tennis Team (Men-Women)


Archery Team (Male-Female)


Orienteering Team (Male-Female)


Rugby Team (Men-Women)


Chess Set (Men-Women)


Sayokan (Male-Female)


Free diving


Squash Team (Male-Female)


Underwater Hockey Team (Men-Women)


Underwater Rugby


Water Polo Team (Male)


Taekwon-Do Team (Male-Female)


Tennis Team ( Men-Women


Climbing Team (Male-Female


Triathlon Team (Men-Women)


Ultimate Frisbee Team (Men-Women)


Volleyball Team (Men-Women)


Sailing Team (Men-Women)


Swimming Team


How Do I Join Sports Teams?

To join our university teams at METU, you must first reach the coach/administrator of the branch you want to join, and then go to their training. As another method, at the beginning of each academic year, team selections are made in some branches, announcements for these selections are made in the gym with posters, on the above-mentioned instagram accounts of our teams or announced on the website, you can join the team selections and join the team. Coaches/managers decide whether you will be selected for the team or not.

Last Updated:
23/12/2021 - 09:17