Hacettepe University pledges itself to train highly qualified individuals for the future of the country in the light of universal values and availing of its wide experience in science, technology and art, and to offer its output in the fields of research, education and service for the benefit of the society. Hacettepe University Vaccine Institute, as the first Vaccine Institute in Turkey, has been established in January 2018. The Institute aims to provide education in the field of vaccines, to demonstrate the necessity of vaccine studies focusing on the effects of vaccination on social, economic and cultural dimensions together with other stakeholders and to take the lead in national vaccine production processes.