Faculty of Pharmacy
Sudepartment of Cosmetology General Information
Sudepartment of Cosmetology General Information

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cosmetology Subdepartment was founded in 1993 under the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology according to the Law of Higher Education number 2547. Education in licence and master of science degrees have been conducted  in Cosmetology Subdepartment since 1993 the year it was founded. Foundation purpose of Cosmetology Subdepartment is to educate pharmacists who are experts on medicines, primarily on lectures of cosmetology in licence or master of science degree in order to serve in industry or pharmacies. Since cosmetology is an interdisciplinary field, Cosmetology Master of Science programme accepts medical doctors, biologists, chemists and chemical engineers along with the pharmacists.


Head of Cosmetology Subdepartment: Prof. Dr. Süeda Hekimoğlu


Research Areas


  • New cosmetic delivery systems (microemulsions, nanoemulsions, multiple emulsions, solid lipid (nano/micro) particles, proniosomes, organogels, liquid crystals)
  • The design and in vitro / in vivo evaluation of modern cosmetic formulations
  • Evaluation of cosmetic preparations in terms of efficacy and safety
  • Noninvasive skin bioengineering techniques
  • Cosmetics and cosmeceuticals
  • Cosmetic regulations: Turkey, EU, USA
  • Evaluation of the effect of soaps and syndets on the skin
  • Cell culture applications in dermal / cosmetic systems