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Istanbul Medipol University adopts the principle of raising individuals who have gained permanent advantages, focused on science and technology production, and can respond to the changing needs of society, with the education it provides and the differences it adds, and it accepts as a duty to contribute to society and universal science.
Medipol University, which aims to be a leading university that directs science and society with its strong corporate culture, entrepreneurial spirit, and dynamism open to continuous development, is among the shining universities of Turkey with its environmentally sensitive structure, tolerant perspective, and perfectionist attitude.
Medipol University, with its campuses in various districts of Istanbul, has adopted a university approach that spreads throughout the city. This university, which has many campuses in a metropolitan city, stands out with its structure. In order to look at life at Medipol University, it is necessary to evaluate all campuses separately. The 3 campuses of Medipol University and the life at the university, in general, are as follows:
Medipol University Hospital in Bagcilar, where students receive practical lessons and internship training, stands out with its central location and a giant training complex.
The Medipol University Hospital in Bağcılar, where students receive practical lessons and internship training, stands out with its central location on the side of the TEM Highway and being a giant training complex. Medipol University Hospital, which includes 4 hospitals as General, Oncology, Cardiovascular Surgery, and Dental Hospital, offers practical training to Medipol students with its 470-bed capacity, 133 intensive care units, 246 polyclinic rooms, and 25 operating rooms.
Medipol University has 2 campuses in Beykoz Kavacık, South and North. Kavacık Campuses, located on the Anatolian side of the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, just outside the bridge, draw attention to their central location adjacent to the Beykoz Forests.
Halic Campus; is located in Suriçi, on the edge of the Golden Horn. The Campus, which has the most central location in the city, stands out with its historical and cultural richness. Halic Campus; is home to vibrant university life with its modern building, spacious lobby, and gardens.
Istanbul Medipol University has 115 student clubs, all of which are active, by providing the necessary support to their students in order to contribute to their social, cultural, scientific, and personal development along with academic education. Along with club work, students have the opportunity to develop teamwork, communication skills, project management, and business networks. Within the scope of cultural services, the university, which supports students' requests to open new clubs, activities, and studies, works to ensure their follow-up on this issue.
Catering services at the Kavacık, Haliç and Bağcılar Campuses of Istanbul Medipol University are provided by a private catering company. Kavacık Campus, where boys' and girls' dormitories are located, offers 3 meals a day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Meal service is applied by self-service and the a la carte method. At the same time, there are many cafes, canteens and buffets at the Kavacık, Haliç and Bağcılar Campuses of Istanbul Medipol University. Different tastes from Turkish and world cuisine, beverage varieties, and breakfasts are offered in canteens and buffets. Polin cafes, located in Kavacık North-South and Bağcılar Campuses, are places where students have a pleasant time with their stylish and modern architecture as well as their delicious presentations. Polin cafes offer services such as hot and cold drinks, breakfast and meal menus, and cake varieties. In addition, international and local food chains provide services for students in Kavacık South Campus.
Library services at Istanbul Medipol University are provided in Kavacık North, Kavacık South, Haliç and Bağcılar Campuses (Medipol Mega University Hospital). The libraries serve as 6 libraries on 3 campuses with 63,695 printed books, 599,889 e-books, 74,856 e-journals, and 96 journals on an area of approximately 1240 m2. It is also possible to benefit from the electronic library service.
Although Medipol University stands out in its health fields, it is also an assertive university in other departments. Apart from health sciences (such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry), it has many departments and many faculties including fine arts. The departments and the fees of the departments of Medipol University are as follows:
In the dormitories, students are provided with 3 meals a day. Meals are open buffet breakfast, optional menu, and salad bar. The cost of meals in the dormitories belongs to the students. Pricing is calculated over the created menu.
Cleaning service in the dormitories belongs to a professional company. Rooms, bathrooms, WCs, corridors are cleaned every day by the expert team. Each student is provided with bed linen, blankets, and pillows and is changed by the cleaning staff every 15 days. We have laundry and ironing services available. The laundry fee per machine in the dormitories belongs to the student.
Students who want to rent a house instead of a dormitory can easily reach the campus from various districts of Istanbul. Istanbul is a city where every student wants to live with its historical nature and cultural activities. For this reason, the shared home option has always been one of the students' preferences, apart from the comfort of the dormitory.
Medipol University students can benefit from Mevlana and Erasmus exchange programs. Let's take a closer look at these programs.
Erasmus Exchange Program is a European Union project coordinated and financed by the National Agency of the Ministry of European Union in Turkey, encouraging the cooperation of higher education institutions and students and academics to gain experience in different countries and universities within the framework of this cooperation for a short time.
Within the scope of the Erasmus program learning mobility, students can complete one or two semesters of the academic year and at least 2 months within the scope of internship mobility in another higher education institution or business with which an agreement is reached.
The main feature of the program is that students do not pay extra tuition fees to the university they will attend. Students can also apply for an Erasmus grant to help with the extra cost of living abroad.
Istanbul Medipol University was accepted into the Erasmus University Charter in 2012. The University continues to form bilateral agreements with various European Higher Education Institutions since 2012.
Mevlana Exchange Program is a program that aims to exchange students and teaching staff between higher education institutions providing education in the country and higher education institutions providing education abroad. With the Regulation published in the Official Gazette dated August 23, 2011, and numbered 28034, the way for the exchange of students and lecturers between higher education institutions abroad and higher education institutions in Turkey has been paved.
Students who want to participate in the exchange program for at least one, at most two semesters of education; lecturers can benefit from the program to teach in higher education institutions around the world for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 3 months. Similarly, students and lecturers from all parts of the world can come to higher education institutions in Turkey within the scope of the program and participate in educational activities.