-Being conscious of the necessity of efficiency, to continuously review, starting from within the University, our responsibilities to society, to the country, to our profession, to science and to humanity.
-To create required methods and mechanisms for the swift and effective transfer into the curriculum and research topics of the latest developments in technology, knowledge access and information processing.
-To take account of the ethical, social, cultural, environmental and economic aspects of the profession as much as to the technical dimension in all educational and research activities.
-To plan for the future and to adapt to innovation.
-To uphold the positive traditional qualities that have undeniably contributed to the present successful position.
-To equip students with the knowledge, ability and creative thinking required for the identification, solution, synthesis and design of civil engineering problems.
-To exert attention so that research activities in addition to being suitable for the needs of our country should also be pioneering studies that contribute to the profession and to science.
-To transfer and share the accumulation of knowledge firstly for the benefit of our country and in general for the benefit and development of all humanity.
-To always improve and develop the required physical environment for education and research.
-In short, in all areas of endeavor, with students, faculty, administrative staff and graduates to be always the pioneer, the leader and to strive for perfection
It is this will and effort that makes METU Civil Engineering Department different from others. For this reason, "What makes our future is our difference, what makes us different is our future."