MEF University

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MEF University
MEF University Logo.png
Established2012 (MEF University)
RectorProf. Dr. Muhammed Şahin[1]
ColorsBlue and red

MEF University is a non-profit private university in Istanbul, founded by the İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Foundation. It opened in the academic year 2014–2015.[2] It is the first university in the world to adopt the “flipped classroom” educational model university-wide.[citation needed]


MEF Educational Institutions were first established in 1972, when the MEF Tutoring Schools were established. MEF University was established by the İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Foundation.[citation needed]

Faculties, departments and schools[edit]

MEF University's medium of education is English, with the exception of the School of Law which is 30% in English.[2]


Faculty of Education[edit]

  • Mathematics Education
  • English Language Education
  • Guidance and Psychological Counseling

Faculty of Law[edit]

  • Law

Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences[edit]

  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology

Faculty of Engineering[edit]

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical-Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture[edit]

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences (approval pending at the Turkish Council of Higher Education)[edit]

Vocational school[edit]

  • Banking and Insurance Program

Educational method[edit]

MEF University is the only university in the world that has adopted the “flipped classroom” educational method university-wide.[citation needed]


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