Istanbul Kültür University

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Istanbul Kültür University
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Type Private
Established 1997
President Sıddıka Semahat Demir
Academic staff
Undergraduates 5,345[1]
Postgraduates 225[1]
Location Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
Campus Ataköy, Bahçelievler, İncirli

İstanbul Kültür University (İKÜ) is one of the many private universities located in Istanbul, Turkey. It has a total of three campuses all within close proximity to each other in the western part of Istanbul. The campuses include the Ataköy and İncirli campus in Bakırköy, and the Şirinevler campus in Bahçelievler. The University was founded in 1997 and has five schools and two vocational schools. In 2009, Global Political Trends Center, a policy oriented research institution, was founded under the auspices of the University.

İKÜ Faculties[edit]

In the 2007-2008 academic year, 7021 students are registered in 19 departments in 5 faculties, 13 programs in 2 vocational high schools, and 3 PhDs, 28 Post Graduate Programs in 2 institutes at İKÜ. In total, 622 instructors, 372 of whom are permanent and 250 hourly-wage ones, teach to these students.[citation needed]

Istanbul Kültür University which started its education life with 3 faculties in the academic year of 1997-1998, now accepts students to 19 higher education programmes in 5 faculties.

  • Faculty of Science and Letters
    • Physics
    • English Language and Literature
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Moleculer Biology and Genetics
    • Psychology
    • Turkish Language and Literature
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Art and Design
  • Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
    • Economics
    • Business Administration
    • International Relations
    • International Trade
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electronic Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Material Science and Nanotechnology Engineering
  • Faculty Architecture
    • Architecture
  • Faculty of Education
    • Department of Foreign Languages English Language Teaching Department
    • Department of -Pre-School Education (Primary School)
    • Department of Educational Sciences- Psychology and Counselling Department


The university is a member of the Caucasus University Association.[2]


Coordinates: 40°59′28″N 28°49′54″E / 40.99111°N 28.83167°E / 40.99111; 28.83167