Istanbul Şehir University

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Not to be confused with Istanbul University.
Istanbul Şehir University
İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi
Sehir University Logo.png
Motto Research, Understand, and Share.
Type Foundation university
Established May 31, 2008
President Murat Ülker
Rector Prof. Dr. Cengiz Kallek
Academic staff
203
Administrative staff
154
Students 3940
Undergraduates 3294
Postgraduates 646
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Campus West Campus, East Campus, South Campus
Language English
Founder Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı (BiSaV) (Foundation for Science and Arts)
Website www.sehir.edu.tr

Istanbul Şehir University (Turkish: İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi, literally City University of Istanbul) (not to be confused with Istanbul University) is a private, non-profit university located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was established in 2008 by the Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı (BiSaV or BSV, Foundation for Science and Arts).[1] The university started its education in the academic year of 2010-11 at its campus in Altunizade, Üsküdar, Istanbul following a ceremony held on October 5, 2010 that was also attended by State President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu.[2]

Organization[edit]

The university has currently (2014) six faculties, three institutes and a language school, its organized as follows:

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences[3]
    • Political Sciences and International Relations
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • History
    • Turkish Language and Literature
    • Philosophy
  • School of Law[4]
  • College of Communications[5]
    • Cinema and Television
  • School of Management and Administrative Sciences[6]
    • Management
    • International Trade and Management
  • College of Engineering and Natural Sciences[7]
    • Computer Science & Engineering [8]
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
  • School of Islamic Studies [9]
  • Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences[10]
    • Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Graduate School of Social Sciences[11]
    • Cultural Studies
    • History
    • Modern Turkish Studies
    • Political Science and International Relations
    • Sociology
    • Public Law
    • Private Law
  • Graduate School of Business [12]
    • Business Non-thesis Graduate Program
    • Sheffield Executive MBA Program
  • School of Languages[13]
    • English Prep Program

Campus[edit]

Istanbul Şehir University has three campuses, West Campus, East Campus, and South Campus, all of which are located in Altunizade, Üsküdar, Istanbul. Istanbul Şehir University is also developing its main campus in Dragos, Istanbul, where construction has finally started after long delays..[14] Currently, lectures are held at the three Altunizade Campuses.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why a New University-Welcome to Istanbul Şehir University". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Istanbul Şehir University opens to great governmental fanfare". Hürriyet Daily News. 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  3. ^ "College of Humanities and Social Sciences". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  4. ^ "School of Law". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  5. ^ "College of Communications". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  6. ^ "School of Management and Administrative Sciences". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  7. ^ "College of Engineering and Natural Sciences". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  8. ^ "Department of Computer Science & Engineering". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2015-06-23. 
  9. ^ "School of Islamic Studies". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  10. ^ "Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  11. ^ "Graduate School of Social Sciences". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  12. ^ "Graduate School of Business". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  13. ^ "School of Languages". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  14. ^ "Campus". Istanbul Şehir University. Retrieved 2010-10-07. 

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Coordinates: 41°01′32.34″N 029°02′43.62″E / 41.0256500°N 29.0454500°E / 41.0256500; 29.0454500