Piri Reis University

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Piri Reis University
Piri Reis Üniversitesi
Established February 8, 2008
Type Private University
President Prof.Osman Kâmil Sağ
Location Istanbul, Turkey
40°49′34″N 29°19′20″E / 40.82611°N 29.32222°E / 40.82611; 29.32222Coordinates: 40°49′34″N 29°19′20″E / 40.82611°N 29.32222°E / 40.82611; 29.32222
Campus Rural
Founder Turkish Maritime Education Foundation (TÜDEV)
Website www.pirireis.edu.tr/ing

Piri Reis University (Turkish: Piri Reis Üniversitesi) (common usage: Piri Reis Maritime University) is a private university founded by the Turkish Maritime Education Foundation (Turkish: Türk Deniz Eğitim Vakfı, TÜDEV) in 2008 in Istanbul, Turkey. Named after the Turkish admiral and cartographer Piri Reis (ca. 1470–1554), it is devoted to the education of maritime studies.

Faculties[edit]

The university consists of four faculties and two institutes.

  • Faculty of Science and Letters
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Maritime
  • Institute of Science
  • Institute of Social Sciences

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