Turkey

Yıldız Technical University

201-250 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017
801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Barbaros Bulvari, Yildiz, Istanbul, 34349, Turkey

Yıldız Technical University

About Yıldız Technical University

Founded in 1911, Yildiz Technical University is one of the oldest and most notorious universities in Turkey. Based in Istanbul, the university resulted from the merging of Istanbul State Engineering and Architectural Academy with Kocaeli State Engineering and Architecture Academy and the Kocaeli vocational school.

Focused on engineering, YTU offers courses in naval architecture and marine engineering, chemical and metallurgical engineering, mechanical and civil engineering, as well as education, art and design, electronics, economics and administration, arts and sciences, architecture.

The main campus is in the Beșiktaș area, while the new Davutpașa campus is based in the Esenler area. Istanbul is a city with rich culture and history offering a huge amount to do for prospective students. Its architecture, cuisine, football, bars, tea gardens, coffee houses, taverns and restaurants have made Istanbul.

Notable alumni include Turkish actors Ahu Türkpençe, Murat Yıldırım and Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, businessman and president of sports club Beșiktaș JK Fikret Orman, Turkish pianist Ayşegül Abadan, and president of the Turkish Football Federation Hasan Doğan.

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  • 28.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 38 : 62
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 35,670
    Number of Students
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings

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