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ISTINYE UNIVERSITY

Turkey, Istanbul | Private University (European Side)

About Istinye University

Established in 2015, Istinye University is a private higher education institution located in Istanbul with two campuses on the European side. Istinye University currently prepares over 16 000 students enrolled in associate, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Founded by the 21st Century Anatolian Foundation, it builds upon the accumulated knowledge and expertise of the MLP Care Group. This group unified three distinguished hospital brands—“Liv Hospital,” “Medical Park,” and “VM Medical Park”— into a single entity, forming Turkey’s largest private healthcare group. Istinye University brings together under its umbrella nine faculties with over 100 study programs, two vocational schools, and one institute, providing innovative and sustainable education. The Vadi Campus (South Campus), located in Istanbul’s vibrant business district, encompasses all faculties, laboratories, study areas, and social spaces like the ISU Studio for Communication, fostering creativity and collaboration among students. The University’s modern 50,000 m2 Topkapi campus serves as a hub for health sciences programs. The campus features a student center, library, dining hall, and free study area, providing a conducive environment for research, teaching, and social life at the heart of the city. 

The International Student Guidance unit demonstrates an inclusive approach to guiding international students about life at ISU, fostering a unique university experience, and facilitating cultural integration while exploring opportunities in Istanbul. ISU Student Center provides services like career consultancy, traineeship opportunities, and psychological support.

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Program NameProgram TypeDuration YearsLanguage Of InstructionTuition Fee
Medicine (English)Bachelor6English24.200 $
Medicine (Turkish)Bachelor6Turkish19.800 $
Dentistry (English)Bachelor5English20.570 $
Dentistry (Turkish)Bachelor5Turkish15.400 $
Pharmacy (English)Bachelor5English12.100 $
Pharmacy (Turkish)Bachelor5Turkish11.000 $
Architecture (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Architecture (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Biomedical Engineering (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Business Administration (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Chemistry (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Child Development (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Computer Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Computer Engineering (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Digital Game Design (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Economics (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
English Interpretation and Translation (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
English Language and Literature (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Health Management (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Industrial Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
International Relations (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
International Trade and Business (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Management Information Systems (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Management Information Systems (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Mathematics (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Mechanical Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Midwifery (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Molecular Biology and Genetics (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
New Media and Communication (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Nursing (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Nursing (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Nutrition and Dietetics (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Philosophy (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Political Science and Public Administration (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Psychology (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Psychology (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Public Relations and Advertising (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Radio, Television and Cinema (English)Bachelor4English4.708 $
Software Engineering (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Software Engineering (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Speech and Language Therapy (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Turkish Language and Literature (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Visual Communication Design (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish4.708 $
Oral and Dental HealthAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Oral and Dental Health (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
Operation Room ServicesAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Operation Room Services (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
AnesthesiaAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Anesthesia (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
Child DevelopmentAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
DialysisAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
ElectroneurophysiologyAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Pharmacy ServicesAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
PhysiotherapyAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Physiotherapy (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
First Aid and EmergencyAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
First Aid and Emergency (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
RadiotherapyAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Medical Documentation and SecretarialAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Medical Imaging TechniquesAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
Medical Imaging Techniques (EP)Associate2Turkish3.300 $
Medical Laboratory TechniquesAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
OpticianryAssociate2Turkish3.300 $
JusticeAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Culinary ArtsAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Civil Aviation Cabin ServicesAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Civil Aviation Cabin Services (EP)Associate2Turkish2.640 $
Aircraft TechnologyAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Computer Aided Design and AnimationAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Food TechnologyAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Computer ProgrammingAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Computer Programming (EP)Associate2Turkish2.640 $
Automotive TechnologyAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Information Security TechnologyAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
E-Trade and MarketingAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Computer TechnologyAssociate2Turkish2.640 $
Business Administration (with thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Business Administration (non-thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Business Administration (with thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master2English5.500 $
Business Administration (non-thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master1English4.950 $
Business Administration (PhD)PhD4Turkish11.000 $
Health Management (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Health Management (non-thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Health Management (PhD)PhD4Turkish11.000 $
Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Psychology (with thesis)Master2Turkish4.950 $
Psychology (non-thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Clinical Psychology (non-thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Turkish Language and Literature (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Communication Sciences (PhD)PhD4Turkish11.000 $
Occupational Health and Safety (non thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Management Information SystemsMaster2English5.500 $
Television and Cinema (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Data Science (non-thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Business Administration (non-thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Business Administration (non-thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master1English4.950 $
Nutrition and Dietetics (non-thesis)Master1Turkish4.950 $
Nursing (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Nursing (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Psychology (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Digital Game Design (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts (English)Bachelor4English5.296 $
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Nutrition and Dietetics (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.296 $
Business Administration (with thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Business Administration (with thesis) / Focused Programs (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance)Master2English5.500 $
Health Management (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Turkish Language and Literature (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Management Information SystemsMaster2English5.500 $
Television and Cinema (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Surgical Disease Nursing (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Obstetrics and Gynaecologic Nursing (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Midwifery (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (with thesis)Master2Engilsh5.500 $
Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Neuroscience (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Cancer Biology and Pharmacology (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Medical Biology and Genetics (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Speech and Language Therapy (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Nutrition and Dietetics (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Sports Physiotherapy (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Molecular Biology and Genetics (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Anatomy (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Architectural Design (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Interior Architecture (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Computer Engineering (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Artificial Intelligence Engineering (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Data Science (with thesis)Master2Turkish5.500 $
Data Science (with thesis)Master2English5.500 $
Architecture (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Computer Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Computer Engineering (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Industrial Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Mechanical Engineering (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Architecture (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Psychology (English)Bachelor4English5.885 $
Software Engineering (Turkish)Bachelor4Turkish5.885 $
Biomedical Engineering (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Business Administration (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $
Software Engineering (English)Bachelor4English6.620 $

ISU prioritizes student development with Research and Development (R&D) Centers along with 24 hours working libraries located in both campuses. These centers include Artificial Intelligence Application Center, Research Center in Medicine, Economics and Policy Application Center, just to name a few. Moreover, the university understands the importance of a vibrant social life, providing green spaces in the middle of the city, sports facilities, and free transportation services between its two campuses, ensuring that students have everything to get the unforgettable experience in Istanbul.

At Istinye University, the core belief is in learning through practical experience. This means that students, especially those studying medicine, actively participate in training sessions held at various state hospitals like Bahçeşehir Liv Hospital, Gaziosmanpaşa MedicalPark Hospital, and Ulus Liv Hospital. Throughout this training, students actively collaborate with healthcare teams and esteemed professors, gaining invaluable skills and knowledge for their future professional endeavors. Additionally, as an international university, ISU established partnerships with over 80 higher education institutions in 20 countries through the Erasmus+ program and general academic cooperation with over 60 universities in 30 countries.

Istinye University consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. In the 2023 THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking, ISU made a significant mark by entering the Impact rankings as the youngest university from Turkey. Demonstrating its commitment to sustainability, Istinye University has been acknowledged for its contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), achieving top scores in categories such as good health and well-being, reduced inequalities, partnership for the goals, and zero hunger. Furthermore, ISU has been identified as the fastest-growing university in Turkey according to the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2022-2023 ranking. These achievements underscore ISU’s steadfast dedication to excellence and its persistent pursuit of academic progress.

A variety of sports programs are administered at Istinye University offering plenty of options for physical and mental well-being. There is a gym for the use of students at Topkapı Campus. Istinye University has one 250 m2 Gym Hall, one Outdoor Basketball Court, one Outdoor Volleyball Court, one Outdoor Semi-Basketball Court, and one Indoor Sports Hall at Topkapı Campus. Students are encouraged to participate in sports teams and engage in intercollegiate competitions. Moreover, Istinye University has over 50 student-run clubs to meet everyone’s interests.

Istinye University does not offer its own dormitories; however, it has established partnerships with private dormitories to offer discounted accommodation options to its students. These dormitories are strategically located on the European side in various areas, ensuring convenience for students. One such partner, Turk Hostels, offers affordable housing equipped with various facilities. For instance, there are public kitchens available within the university dormitory, offering a wide range of food options.

 

Faculty of Medicine (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Pharmacy (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Dentistry (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Health Sciences (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (English and Turkish)

Faculty of Communication (English and Turkish)

The tuition fee at Istinye University starts at $5000. To apply for exclusive scholarships, please complete the application form provided below and get in touch with us!

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Mert Ersoy – Radio, Television, and Cinema (Bachelor)

“In my first year at Istinye University, I had the incredible opportunity to intern at the video department, and it was an eye-opening experience. I gained a wealth of technical knowledge and hands-on skills that I know will benefit me throughout my career. Later I participated in various projects, including short films and commercial shootings. If you’re seeking a university where you can truly hone your technical abilities while gaining practical experience, Istinye University is the place for you. Its supportive environment and ample opportunities for growth make it a standout choice for anyone passionate about excelling in their field.”