Acıbadem University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
Kayışdağı Caddesi No:32, Ataşehir, İstanbul, 34752, Turkey

About Acıbadem University


Acıbadem University was founded in 2007 dedicated to the field of health sciences. By using dynamic and contemporary educational programs, a strong academic teaching team trains healthcare students to be future healthcare professionals who continually research innovations in all fields of medical science. With the mission of being a strongly research oriented university, the research laboratories are fitted out with the latest state of the art equipment, designed to complement the life sciences and biotechnology fields.

Research focused university

With our contemporary and research-oriented education programs, we aim to

educate our students as well-equipped researchers, interrogators and productive

healthcare professionals. Research labs have technological infrastructure and equipment that enable conducting variour researches in the fields of life sciences.

The Clinical Simulation and Advanced Endoscopic - Robotic Surgery Training Center - CASE is one of the most comprehensive medical training centers in the world with its accommodation of multiple departments and advanced technological infrastructure. CASE received the “Center of Excellence” certificate awarded by the CAE Academy to only two medical training centers worldwide. The Center is accredited by the Network of Accredited Clinical Skills Centers of Europe (NASCE) and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), providing pre- and post-graduate training.

  • Research laboratories (cell culture, molecular biology, chromatography, microbiology, biosafety level III, isotope lab and histopathology labs) (1.500 m2)
  • Laboratory Animal Application and Research Center (DEHAM) (600 m2)
  • Student laboratories (Multidisciplinary, anatomy, radiology, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, principles of nutrition, nutrition anthropometry, computer and foreign language labs) (2.100 m2): Applied trainings that support theoretical knowledge in associate and undergraduate programs are carried out in Student Laboratories equipped with advanced technology.

  • Research Centers

Healthcare chain in the world

University has close coorperation with Acıbadem Healthcare Group. Acıbadem Healthcare Group is known internationally for our excellent healthcare standards and medical tourism. Known as a global healthcare group, Acıbadem Healthcare has 24 hospitals and 16 outpatient clinics, as well as other supporting service centers. Group has hospitals and centers in the Netherlands, Macedonia, and Bulgaria. These international investments and  joint partnership with the IHH Healthcare Group have made Acıbadem the second largest healthcare chain in the world. Acıbadem Healthcare is a leading healthcare provider in Turkey and an attraction for health tourism. Group has 46 information offices in 25 countries to provide information to patients interested in receiving healthcare in Turkey or abroad. Acıbadem Healthcare Group opened Acıbadem University to train and educate future doctors and nurses. Acıbadem University students receive further clinical training at Acıbadem Hospitals. Acıbadem has internationally accredited hospitals and centers available for international patients.

Sustainability goals of ACU

Acıbadem University strives to be one of the top universities in the world for pioneering and innovative research and education in health, life and social sciences. Acıbadem University is dedicated to developing leaders with competence in their field, cultural and social sensitivity, a lifelong learning discipline, and an appreciation for ethical values. In addition to providing contemporary, innovative and pioneering educational and research environments, the university also works to achieve excellence in education, research, and service by emphasizing scientific thinking.

Acıbadem University extends its mission to cover community service, education, and research as well as creating and disseminating knowledge as one of the leading health themed universities in Turkey. A university can truly make a difference in society through the implementation of the aformentioned activities. In addition to engaging in research, teaching, and outreach activities, the University is committed to establishing a sustainable campus and working with stakeholders to accomplish all SDGs.

Acıbadem University also offers tailor-made training programs (Observation, Fellowship, Certificate Programs, Consultancy Projects) customized according to the specific needs of medical professionals, institutions and corporations.

Campus in the heart of Istanbul

İstanbul, the world’s cultural center  embraces two continents: Europe and Asia With 100,000 square meters of in-closed area centrally located on the Asian side of Istanbul, the Kerem Aydınlar Campus is replete with high-technology equipment and offers students a privileged university life. Acıbadem is a city university which makes difference with its social facilities.

  • Student clubs
  • Conference Center (conference hall with 750 people capacity, foyer, parallel session halls) (1.700 m2)
  • Sports Center (Fitness center, spinning and pilates studios, squash court, basketball/volleyball court, semi-olympic swimming pool) (2.300 m2)
  • Metro station within walking distance
  • LEED Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certificated with its environmentally-friendly campus
  • Disabled friendly campus
  • Comfortable studying and resting areas for students


  • Acıbadem University offers students accommodation. Male Dormitory is located in Block C on campus. Female Dormitory is as close as 3-minutes walking distance from the campus.
  • Student dormitory was designed to meet students’ accommodation and social necessities by its comfort and safety prioritizing structure.
  • There are many services that students meet in dormitories. Safety, 24/7 open reception, breakfast, hobby kitchen, cleaning, laundry, internet and TV, technical service, luggage room, heating, AC and hot water.

Global exchange programs

Acıbadem University offers its students the opportunity to study abroad at esteemed partner universities under the Erasmus Programme having bilateral agreements with Europe’s most notable universities.

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Subjects taught at Acıbadem University

Undergraduate Programs

School of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences

Graduate Programs

Graduate School of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Vocational Schools


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Subjects taught at Acıbadem University

  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
  • Psychology

    • Psychology

Key statistics

  • 5.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 73 : 27
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 5%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 2,547
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings