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Istanbul Şehir University

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Type  Foundation university
Academic staff  233
Phone  +90 444 4 034
Founded  31 May 2008
Established  May 31, 2008
Administrative staff  154
Founder  Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı
President  Ömer Dinçer
Istanbul Şehir University
Motto  Research, Understand, and Share.
Rector  Prof. Dr. Cengiz Kallek
Address  Altunizade Mah., Kuşbakışı Cad. No:27, 34662 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Turkey
Similar  Istanbul Commerce University, Istanbul Bilgi University, Özyeğin University, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, Istanbul Kültür University

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Istanbul Şehir University (Turkish: İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi, literally City University of Istanbul) is a private, non-profit university located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was established in 2008 by the Bilim ve Sanat Vakfı (BiSaV or BSV, English: Foundation for Science and Arts). The university started its education in the academic year of 2010-11 at its campus in Altunizade, Üsküdar, following a ceremony held on October 5, 2010 that was attended by then State President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu.



The university has currently (2016) six faculties, three graduate institutes, a vocational high school, and a language school, organized as follows:

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Political Science and International Relations (in English)
  • Political Science and International Relations (in Turkish)
  • Sociology (in English)
  • Psychology (in English)
  • Psychology (in Turkish)
  • History (in English)
  • Turkish Language and Literature (mainly in Turkish, but few courses are in English)
  • Philosophy (in English)
  • College of Engineering and Natural Sciences
  • Computer Science & Engineering (in English)
  • CS Faculty Members
  • Electrical Engineering (in English)
  • Industrial Engineering (in English)
  • Industrial Engineering (in Turkish)
  • School of Management and Administrative Sciences
  • Management (in English)
  • International Trade and Management (in English)
  • Entrepreneurship (in Turkish)
  • Management Information Systems (in Turkish)
  • College of Communications
  • Cinema and Television (in English)
  • Cinema and Television (in Turkish)
  • Public Relations (in Turkish)
  • School of Law (mainly in Turkish, but few courses are in English)
  • School of Islamic Studies (in Turkish, English, and Arabic)
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Cultural Studies (in English)
  • Political Science and International Relations (in English)
  • Modern Turkish Studies (in English)
  • History (in English)
  • Sociology (in English)
  • Public Law (in Turkish)
  • Private Law (in Turkish)
  • Clinical Psychology (in Turkish)
  • Urban Studies (in Turkish)
  • Cinema and Television (in Turkish)
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Business Non-Thesis Graduate Program (in Turkish)
  • Executive MBA (in Turkish)
  • Executive MBA (in English)
  • Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering (in English)
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering (in English)
  • Cybersecurity Engineering (in Turkish)
  • Data Science (in English)
  • Vocational High School (all in Turkish)
  • School of Justice
  • Computer Programming
  • Child Development
  • Photography and Videography
  • Graphic Design
  • School of Languages
  • Sehir English Preparatory Program (SEPP)
  • Turkish for International Students
  • the School offers also language courses in: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Latin, Persian, Russian, Spanish, (Ottoman) Turkish , ...
  • Campus

    Istanbul Şehir University has three campuses, West Campus, East Campus, and South Campus, all of which are located in Altunizade, Üsküdar. Istanbul Şehir University is also developing its main campus in Dragos, Kartal, where construction has finally started after long delays due to environmental concerns. Currently, lectures are held at the three Altunizade Campuses.


    Istanbul Şehir University Wikipedia