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Istanbul Gelişim University

Istanbul European side
Cihangir Mahallesi, J. Kom. Er Hakan Öner Sokak No:1, 34310 Avcılar/İstanbul

Istanbul Gelişim University

Istanbul Gelişim University established by the Foundation of Education, Health and Social Services. The University is located on the European side of Istanbul near Ataturk airport. In addition, it is one of the most preferred universities among international students and one of the top universities in Turkey.

The university aims to be one of the global institutions that add value to society at all levels. This is achieved through implementing advanced education and research activities and community service, contributing to social, cultural, and economic development.

Istanbul Gelişim University in Numbers

  • Over 40 thousand students
  • 6 Faculties
  • An academically equipped institute for postgraduate studies
  • 4 Vocational schools
  • 77 Bachelor’s programs
  • 77 Master’s programs
  • 9 Doctoral programs


  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
  • Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Fine Arts

Why Istanbul Gelişim University?

  • The University cooperates with over 130 international Universities with agreements on sharing experiences and exchanging the academicians and experts to reach the highest standards of education and training as well
  • As a result of the university’s commitment to delivering advanced curricula and utilizing modern teaching methods, the university has obtained accreditation from several German, British, and American organizations such as AQAS, AHPGS, ABET, and PEARSON
  • The English Language is the official language of the university, alongside the Turkish language
  • It offers many of the internship opportunities in different sectors to encourage the students to gain practical experience
  •  It also provides opportunities that can enable students to find new ways of education through laboratories that transform theoretical knowledge into practical learning
  • The university allows students to enhance their sports skills through courses such as basketball, volleyball, and other programs organized by expert coaches
  • The university includes a massive library, encompassing databases, scientific resources, visual and electronic research materials

Laboratories and Workshops

Over 140 laboratories and workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate students, for example:


  • Advertising Workshop
  • Drawing Workshop
  • Sewing Workshop
  • Child Development Workshop
  • Photography and Cameraman Workshop
  • Editing Workshop
  • Gastronomy Kitchen Workshop
  • Aircraft Composite Workshop
  • Aircraft Systems Workshop
  • Aircraft Engine Workshop
  • Aircraft Electronics / Avionics Workshop


  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Laboratory
  • Mechatronics Laboratory
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Anatomy Laboratory
  • Business Science Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory
  • Oral and Dental Health Laboratory
  • Biomedical Device Technologies Laboratory
  • Aircraft Structural / Mechanical Laboratory
  • Aircraft Systems Laboratory

Career Development Center

The role of the Career Development Center is to support students in having opportunities that can enable them to discover themselves and to make them care for continuous self-development through training and then building a career.

Sports and Facilities

Sports activities: Including basketball, volleyball and there are tennis courts. The University also concentrates on fitness, so it organizes fitness programs for the students.

Meeting Rooms and conferences: 5 separate meeting rooms and conference halls that can include a thousand people.

Cafeterias: There are several cafeterias available. In addition to a healthy life cafe, supervised by students from the College of Physical Education and Sports

Student clubs: The University has around 94 student clubs, encouraging them to participate in social, cultural, sports, and scientific activities.

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