Ülkü Gezer received her bachelor degree in 1980 and she got her masters degree in 1981 from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Graphic Arts.
Between 1981-2001, she gained industry experience by working in various national and international advertising agencies and got her name written in the sector with her works for many famous brands. (Algida, Unipro, Uno, Aymar, Genel Sigorta, Kellogs, Özmaya, Pepsico, Pfizer İlaç, Dominos Pizza, Dardanel, Ülker / Bizimyağ, Ülker / İçim Süt, Esbank, Scholler, Calgon, Calgonit, Kosla, Marc, Sokomigo, Amıgo , Lancaster, Adidas, M.Astor, Clairol, Sanex, Dyson, Jumbo, Ykm, Derishow, Emirates, Fono Publications) She completed her PHD degree with her thesis titled Analyzing the Patterns in the Ottoman Fabrics in the 16th Century and Their Reflections on Today. Ülkü Gezer has 8 published articles, 4 symposium proceedings, 2 workshops, 1 biennial participation. Gezer directed many theses and she has mixed and personal exhibitions. Gezer, who is the Head of the Graphic Design Department and the Head of the Post Graduate Department of Haliç University, continues his academic life by giving part-time undergraduate courses at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University while still lecturing undergraduate and graduate courses at our school.