List of universities in Istanbul
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This list of universities in Istanbul lists the universities within the city limits of Istanbul.
|Name||Year of foundation|
|Istanbul Medeniyet University||2010|
|Istanbul Technical University||1773|
|Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts||1882|
|Yıldız Technical University||1911|
|Name||Year of Foundation||Founder Foundation|
|Acıbadem University||2007||Acıbadem Health and Education Foundation|
|Bahçeşehir University||1998||Bahçeşehir Uğur Education Foundation|
|Beykent University||1997||Adem Çelik-Beykent Education Foundation|
|Bezm-i Alem University||2010||Bezm-i Alem Foundation|
|Doğuş University||1997||Doğuş Education Foundation|
|Fatih Sultan Mehmet University||2010||Fatih Sultan Mehmet Foundation|
|Haliç University||1998||Our-Children Leukemia Foundation|
|Işık University||1996||Feyziye Mektepleri Foundation|
|Istanbul 29 Mayıs University||2010||Turkish Piety Foundation|
|Istanbul Arel University||2007||Kemal Gözükara Education and Culture Foundation|
|Istanbul Aydın University||2007||Anadolu Education and Culture Foundation|
|Istanbul Bilgi University||1996||Bilgi Education and Culture Foundation|
|Istanbul Bilim University||2006||Turkish Cardiology Foundation|
|Istanbul Kemerburgaz University||2008||Mehmet Altınbaş Education and Culture Foundation|
|Istanbul Kültür University||1997||Kültür College Education Foundation|
|Istanbul Medipol University||2009||Medipolitan Education and Health Foundation|
|Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University||2010||İlim Yayma Foundation|
|Istanbul Şehir University||2008||Science and Arts Foundation|
|Istanbul Commerce University||1992||Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Education and Social Services Foundation|
|Kadir Has University||1992||Kadir Has Foundation|
|Koç University||1992||Vehbi Koç Foundation|
|Maltepe University||1997||Istanbul Marmara Education Foundation|
|Nişantaşı University||2012||Engin Fikirler Education and Culture Foundation|
|Okan University||1999||Okan Culture, Education and Sports Foundation|
|Özyeğin University||2007||Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation|
|Piri Reis University||2008||Turkish Maritime Education Foundation|
|Sabancı University||1996||Sabancı Foundation|
|Yeditepe University||1996||İstanbul Education and Culture Foundation|
|Yeni Yüzyıl University||2009||Vatan Health and Education Foundation|
Private vocational schools
|Name||Year of Foundation||Founder Foundation|
|European School of Higher Education||2009||European Education Foundation|
|Beykoz Logistics School of Higher Education||2009||Logistics Research and Education Foundation of Turkey|
|Gedik School of Higher Education||2010||Gedik Education and Social Aid Foundation|
|Istanbul Gelişim School of Higher Education||2009||Gelişim Education, Culture, Health and Social Services Foundation|
|Istanbul Kavram School of Higher Education||2009||Kavram Education Foundation|
|Nişantaşı School of Higher Education||2010||Engin Fikirler Education and Culture Foundation|
|Plato School of Higher Education||2010||Riva Foundation|
- "State Universities". The Council of Higher Education. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
- Istanbul University was founded as an institution of higher education named the Darülfünûn ('House of Multiple Sciences') on 23 July 1846; but the Medrese (School of theological and environmental sciences), which was founded immediately after Mehmed II conquered Istanbul in 1453, is regarded as the precursor to the Darülfünûn which evolved into Istanbul University. See the Wikipedia article on Istanbul University
- Boğaziçi University is founded in 1863 as Robert College, renamed as Boğaziçi University in 1971. See: History of Boğaziçi University.
- Galatasaray Education and Training Institution is established by the Charter on 14 April 1992. Renamed as Galatasaray University with Law No 3993 enacted on 6 June 1994. See: History of Galatasaray University
- Founded as Mühendishane-i Bahrî-i Hümâyûn (The Royal School of Engineering) in 1773. After various name changes, finally renamed as Istanbul Technical University in 1944 with law no 4619. See: History of ITU
- The roots of Marmara University’s can be traced back to Hamidiye Ticaret Mektebi Alisi (Hamidiye School of Higher Commerce), which was founded in 1883. In 1982, Istanbul Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences was amalgamated with other university institutions to become the Marmara University. See:"History of Marmara University". Archived from the original on 2012-08-05.
- Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts institution was founded on January 1, 1882 as the "School of Fine Arts". Finally renamed as Mimar Sinan University on June 20, 1982. See:History of Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts Archived 2010-10-29 at the Wayback Machine.
- The history of Yıldız Technical University dates back to Kondüktör Mekteb-i Âlisi (The Conductors School of Higher Education) founded in 1911. Yıldız University was founded by merging several independent faculties with decree law no.41 dated 20 June 1982. See:History of Yıldız Technical University Archived 2010-08-18 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Institutions of Higher Education". The Council of Higher Education. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
- "Vakıf Üniversiteleri". Yükseköğretim Kurulu. Retrieved 2010-08-28.