Yeditepe university was founded in 1996 by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (ISTEK). In line with Atatürk's principles and with the contribution of a pioneering and distinguished academic and administrative staff, Yeditepe University aims to educate students who are inquisitive, innovative, well-equipped with technological skills, well-versed in world culture, have a solid identity, and are equipped with all the qualifications required by the business world. With its up-to-date academic programs and training, Yeditepe University offers an education compatible with the expectations of the information age.
Yeditepe University carries out its academic activities via 3 departments at the School of Applied Sciences and 13 faculties namely the Faculties of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Education, Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts, Law, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Engineering, Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine and Commerce entailing 67 undergraduate programs. The university also offers 88 MA and 40 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 language of education is English, has been preparing young people for life from all over Turkey on the 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 August campus consists of educational buildings and social facilities and they are surrounded by two separate student dormitories with a total capacity of 4,250 students.
Voted first among private universities in Turkey by Green Metric which is an international platform for sustainability and environmental awareness and determines the greenest universities in the world, Yeditepe University is the only university in Turkey that can produce its own energy with a solar energy system that is built on a roof in the campus. The system, which has the largest roof application facility in Istanbul, has a capacity of 1 MW and used 3850 Axitec panels and a Hawei inverter. At the same time, the university has started work on a wind energy investment of 350 KW in Şile. The solar energy panel works will continue until 10 MW is reached.
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 Selchuk 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.
Undergraduate tuition fee: $8500- $18500 per year
Postgraduate tuition fee: $9500- $16500 per year
Campus is home to women’s and men’s halls of residence with atotal bed capacity of 4250. Students may benefit from the accommodation facilities provided on our fully quipped campus spread over 123-thousand-square-meter land.