"YÜKSEK İHTİSAS UNIVERSITY" is a university which was established to be subject to the provisions of the Higher Education Law numbered 2547 and related to the Foundation Higher Education Institutions. It is a foundation university with public legal personality with the amendment made with the article 11 of the Law No. 6495 published in the Official Gazette No. 28726 dated 02/08/2013.
Yüksek İhtisas University started its education in 2015 with 51 students at the Faculty of Medicine. The Faculty of Medicine is going to have the first graduates in 2020-2021 academic year. In 2016, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Departments of Nutrition and Dietetics and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation; Medical Documentation and Secretarial Associate Degree Program in Vocational School of Health continued its education and training programs. This associate degree program had its first graduates in 2018 In 2017-2018 academic year, Nursing and Health Management Departments were opened within the Faculty of Health Sciences and teaching in four different departments has been realised within the Faculty of Health Sciences.Inthe same year, Electroneurophysiology and Operation Room Services started in Vocational School of Health and in 2018-2019 academic year, the Anesthesia Associate Degree Program started education and training programs.In 2016-2017 academic year, Institute of Health Sciences started education with the Anatomy Master Program with thesis. In 2017-2018 academic year, Master Program of Internal Diseases Nursing with thesis, and Medical Microbiology Master Program with thesis started.In addition, Medical Genetics Master Program with thesis started in 2018-2019 academic year.
Our university started 2019-2020 academic year as it is getting bigger and stronger. In this period, four more new associate degree programs have been included to our Vocational School of Health Services and two more new associate degree programs have been added to our Vocational School. These are Biomedical Device Technology, Opticianary, Medical Laboratory Techniques, and Medical Promotion and Marketing. Computer Programming and Pharmacy Services programs are within the Vocational School. Since 2019-2020 academic year, technicians have been trained in ten separate associate degree programs, two of which in Vocational School, and eight programs are conducted in Vocational Schools of Health Services .
In 2019-2020 academic year, our university has taken a strong step in clinical branches by signing affiliation agreement with Medical Park and Liv Hospitals Group.
Yüksek İhtisas University, which started out with the motto “We are a Collective Wisdom University” in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, is progressing with decisive steps to achieve its goal of being a pioneer university in health sciences.