Yeditepe University

World University Rankings 2021
601–800 th
Impact Rankings 2021
351–400 th
Young University Rankings 2020
26 A?ustos Yerle?imi, Atasehir, Istanbul, 34755, Turkey

About Yeditepe University

Founded in 1996 by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (ISTEK) , Yeditepe University aims to  educate students who are inquisitive, innovative, well-equipped with technological skills and qualifications required in the business world, well-versed in world culture and have a solid identity in line with Ataturk’s principles and with the contribution of a pioneering and distinguished academic and administrative staff.

With its up-to-date academic programs and training, Yeditepe University offers an education compatible with the expectations of the information age and carries out its academic activities at 13 Faculties namely Dentistry, Pharmacy, Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts, Law, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Architecture, Engineering, Health Sciences, Medical and Commercial Sciences, 2 Schools and 1 Vocational School entailing 77 undergraduate and 4 associate degree programs

In addition, the university also offers 83 MA and 43 PhD programs in the Graduate Schools of Atatürk’s Principles and History of Revolution, Educational Sciences, Science, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences. Since its establishment, Yeditepe University, whose medium of instruction is English, has been preparing young people for life from all over Turkey on the 26 Ağustos Campus.

As a dynamic higher education institution, Yeditepe University continues to grow and develop itself every year. The main objective of our university is to increase the quality of education, to produce science for society, to spread its activities to other parts of the community by increasing scientific contributions of university-industry cooperation. In addition, as an academic institution, we also aim to continue to work in scientific studies, to increase the number of foreign agreements and number of patents and provide the country with more qualified graduates.

Yeditepe University, which is the first foundation university to be referenced by the European University Association (EUA) Institutional Evaluation Program for its global educational approach, has proven its quality with inspections by national and international accreditation bodies (TEPDAD, FEDEK, ECZAK, MUDEK). Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions are the first University Hospitals in Turkey to meet high international standards and receive a Joint Commission International (JCI) Quality Certificate . With its Erasmus and Exchange agreements with many of the world's leading universities, Yeditepe University gives its students the opportunity to improve themselves in the international arena as well as plays host to international students.

Yeditepe University, which is engaged in a wide range of academic activities from science to social sciences at 13 Faculties, 2 Schools and 1 Vocational School, provides its students with Double Major Programs, minor and overseas training opportunities and brings them together with training that is appropriate to the requirements of the developing world.

In addition to its academic activities, it also allows students to develop themselves through its 52 student clubs in 42 different activities on campus and with more than 1000 sports events.

26 Ağustos Campus

Yeditepe University offers education on the “26 Ağustos” campus that is designed to meet the requirements of students for education, culture, art, sports and a spectrum of various needs. The 26 Ağustos campus is located on the Asian side of Istanbul with its own architecture on the skirts of the Kayışdağı hill, with an area of 125 thousand square meters and a closed area of 223 thousand square meters. Inspired by Seljuk Architecture, the 26 Ağustos campus consists of educational buildings and social facilities and they are surrounded by 5 students’ residences with a total capacity of 4,250 students.

Yeditepe University has ranked first in Turkey with campus life offered to its students by the Turkey University Satisfaction Survey (TUMA-2018) within the scope of "Campus Life and Satisfaction".

Voted first among private universities in Turkey in 2017 and 2018 by Green Metric which is an international platform for sustainability and environmental awareness and determines the greenest universities in the world, Yeditepe University is one of the few foundation universities in Turkey that can produce its own energy with a solar energy system that is built on a roof in the campus, the largest roof application facility in Istanbul; it has a capacity of 1 MW.

The entrances to the buildings are through grand portals, some of which have a height of 22 meters. With their well-lit courtyards, these are modern structures with the typical features of Seljuk architecture. The surfaces of the buildings are covered with natural stone brought from Anatolia to keep cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Ünye stone was used in the facades of the building, and polyurethane for the heat panels.

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Key statistics

  • 35.2
    No. of students per staff
  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 19,415
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings