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Yeditepe University, founded in 1996 by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation; It is a university that aims to educate young people who are a contemporary, researcher, innovative, has all the qualifications and equipment needed by the business world, who are well-versed in technology, who know the world culture, and who have strengthened their self-confidence in the light of Atatürkist ideas, with pioneering, distinguished, academic and administrative staff in many fields in Turkey.
Yeditepe University; teaches in the 26 August Settlement, which was built to meet the education, culture, art, sports, and all needs of the students. 26 August Settlement; It is located on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, on the skirts of Kayışdağı with its unique architecture, on an area of 125 thousand square meters and a closed area of 223 thousand square meters. Inspired by Seljuk Architecture, the 26 August Settlement includes educational buildings, social facilities, and open spaces, as well as two separate student hotels with a total capacity of 3,270 students surrounding these buildings.
Yeditepe University, which was ranked first among foundation universities in Turkey in the 2017 and 2018 evaluations of Green Metric, which is an international platform on sustainability and environmental awareness and determines the greenest universities in the world, also broke new ground with its rooftop solar energy system installed on the campus. It is the only university in Turkey that can produce its energy.
The buildings on the campus are entered through large doors that reach 22 meters in height. The university has modern architectural features transferred from the typical Seljuk Architecture to the present with its illuminated courtyards. The exterior of the buildings, which contain both Seljuk architecture and modern architecture, is covered with natural stones brought from Anatolia. In order to keep it cool in summer and warm in winter, Ünye stone was used on the facades of the building, and polyurethanes were used as heat panels.
The sports facilities of the university include many areas where students can do sports as indoor and outdoor facilities. Two indoor volleyball and basketball courts with and without spectators on the lower floors of the Social Facilities building as indoor sports facilities; squash hall, fitness center, swimming pool with semi-Olympic spectators, table tennis area. Outdoor sports facilities include a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts, a multi-purpose sports field that is also used as a tennis court, and a carpeted mini football field.
In addition, in the bazaar located on the ground floor of the Social Facilities building; There is a bookstore, a bank, a mini-market, a hairdresser for men and women, a clothing store, a mini perfumery selling souvenirs and cosmetics.
Yeditepe University continues its academic activities in 13 Faculties, 2 Schools, and 1 Vocational School of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Education, Science and Literature, Fine Arts, Law, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Architecture, Engineering, Health Sciences, Medicine and Commercial Sciences. It provides education in 71 programs in total with undergraduate and 4 associate degree programs. In addition, he conducts his graduate education in 87 master's and 43 doctoral programs in Atatürk's Principles and History of Revolution, Educational Sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences Institutes. Yeditepe University, whose medium of instruction is English, has been preparing young people from all over Turkey for life in the 26 August Settlement since its establishment.
Fees for the faculties are as follows.
Located in the Kayışdağı neighborhood of Maltepe district of Istanbul, the university has a large campus and offers easy access to various districts of Istanbul. Every student, who is in the heart of Istanbul, which offers nightlife and many social and cultural activities, tastes the historical texture, artistic and cultural activities as well as the entertainment life.
In addition, Istanbul offers students numerous cultural experiences. With its history and culture, Istanbul is a wonderful city with too many items to be consumed in a short time.
Like every metropolitan city, the living costs are high, but there are dormitories and shared flats. In this way, a student's monthly expenses are around 2000 TL - 3000 TL on average.
All international students offer the educational experience and cultural diversity on the Yeditepe University campus, as well as a wider environment located in the fascinating city of Istanbul, where historical antiquity technically modern, East meets West and there is diversity. There are also many student exchange programs at this university, which is a bridge between culture, music, languages, cuisine, religions, and philosophies through education.
Yeditepe University has non-Erasmus agreements in addition to the Erasmus student exchange agreement.
Various types of projects and agreements are renewed every year.