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YEDITEPE UNIVERSITY | Turkish University Admissions Service


Rector: Prof. Dr. Canan Aykut Bingöl
Location: ISTANBUL
Since: 1996


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Features Includes

4 Campuss
24 Faculty

281 Instructor

136 Research Assistant

209 Professor

101 Associate Professor

41 Foreign Academic

261 Doctor Faculty Member








University Description

About YeditepeHaving been founded in 1996 by Istanbul Egitim ve Kultur Vakfi (ISTEK – Istanbul Educational and Cultural Foundation), Yeditepe University, in line with Ataturk’s principles, with its pioneering and distinguished academic and administrative staff, aims to raise young people that are modern, inquisitive, equipped with all the qualifications that are needed in business world and all the technological skills necessary, well-versed in different cultures and personally well developed. With its contemporary academic programs and applications, our University offers an education that is necessary for people of the age of information.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. Also, postgraduate education is conducted in 83 Master's Degree programs and 43 Doctoral Degree programs within the body of graduate schools of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution History, Educational Sciences, Health Sciences, Natural Applied Sciences, and Social Sciences. Yeditepe University, of which medium of instruction is English, prepares the youth from all over Turkey for their future in 26 Ağustos Campus since the day it was founded.Yeditepe University’s home is 26 Ağustos Campus, which is equipped with everything a student might need, educational, cultural, artistic, sportive, etc. during his or her time in Yeditepe. 26 Ağustos Campus is located on the outskirts of Kayışdağı on the Asian Side of Istanbul, with a land of 125 thousand square meters and a building area of 223 thousand square meters. Apart from the educational halls, social areas and open areas, in 26 Ağustos Campus, which is built with the inspiration of Seljuk architecture, there are two student halls of residence with a total capacity of 4250 students.Our University, which was named number one among the foundation universities among Turkey by the 2017 and 2018 reviews of Green Metric, an international platform about sustainability and environmental awareness and determines the greenest universities around the world, is also and only University in Turkey that produces its own energy by the solar panels on the rooftops within the campus. The system, being the largest-scale rooftop application in Istanbul, has a capacity of 1 MW and consists of 3850 Axitex panels and a Huawei Inverter. Also, there are efforts to build a wind energy farm with an output of 350 kW in an area that belongs to our University in Şile. Also, we strive to increase our solar energy output up to 10 mWs.The entrances to the buildings are through grand gates, some of which rise to 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 stones brought from Anatolia. To keep the buildings 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.WHY YEDİTEPE? With its diverse academic fields ranging from Natural Sciences to Social Sciences, from Fine arts to Healthcare Sciences and Educational Sciences and by presenting double majors, sub branches and education in different countries, Yeditepe University meets its students with a modern education that is in line with the requirements of the ever-developing world. Apart from the academic life, Yeditepe provides an opportunity for self-development to its students with 44 student clubs and various activities. With its successes in 42 different sports branches, Yeditepe is always a top-performer among all the universities in Turkey.Thanks to over 700 collaborations with other leading universities around the world, primarily in Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Russia, South America and Far East, Yeditepe University pioneers the higher education in Turkey. Being the university with the largest number of students with Erasmus and other exchange programs in Turkey, Yeditepe takes another step forward in this direction with its Academic Collaboration Agreement with Houston Methodist Global, including Faculties of Pharmacy, Healthcare Sciences, Dentistry as well as Medical and Business Schools. Also, our “University – Industry Collaboration”, which we firmly believe is of utmost importance for our students and we have been carrying out successfully, is also another one of our priorities.Yeditepe University Automotive Club, which consists of students from various departments of our university, continues its activities. Having earned the right to participate in TUBITAK Efficiency Challenge electric car competition, already continues to work on the design and production of the car. Also, Yeditepe University Shell Eco-Marathon Team, which participates in Shell Eco-Marathon regularly since 2010, will also present us in this year’s competition whih will host 200 teams and 3000 students in London with our University’s and private companies’ support.To meet academic developments with the marketing knowledge of a dynamic corporation, Yeditepe university established Yeditepe Healthcare Services in 2005. Having provided a handful of care products, our company also started to sell organic fertilizers with the brand name of Bactogen, in order to remove the negative factors that harm human beings and produced in accordance with Innovative Agriculture principles. Bactogen products are powered by the highly specialized staff of Yeditepe University Genetic and Bioengineering department and its cutting edge laboratory.MISSIONTo become a university of which education is based on the science of its day, researches take the necessities of its society and transformed into production, taking the national consciousness as a basis for its student's progress and being in line with the national and international quality systems with its programs and lectures.VISIONTo educate students who are keen on research, creative, authentic, self-confident and enterprising from all scientific field in line with the international requirements of quality aducation, to provide researches and educational fields with international students and academic members and to provide society with a lifelong aducational environment.

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  • Copy of your Passport with personal information page on it. If you don’t have a valid international passport at the time of application, please provide a copy of your national ID
  • Copy of an official document certifying successful completion of high school (diploma or school leaving certificate) if available at the time of application. If not available, provide any document demonstrating your education status
  • Copy of an official high school transcript showing all your courses taken during your high school study
  • Exam results if you are applying with an exam (national or internationally recognized), such as SAT
  • Copy of English language proficiency exam if available
  • Copy of Turkish language proficiency exam for Turkish taught degree programs
  • Letter of Intent
  • Reference Letter

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