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Istanbul Technical University

ITU is a reputable institution known for its history, science, technology, art and sport achievements over the period of 242 years. It is a research centre connecting the past to the present and designing projects for the future. ITU, that has presented numerous scientific and technological developments, was the first to introduce novelties and unique achievements, provides academic learning being one of the oldest and most prominent technical universities in the world.

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About

History

Founded in 1773 with the name “Mühendishane-i Bahr-i Hümayun” (Imperial School of Naval Engineering) during the reign of Mustafa III, Istanbul Technical University is a prominent and pioneering university of engineering and architecture with many innovative studies in science, technology, research and development.

Education

The mission of Istanbul Technical University is to expand the boundaries of knowledge in science, technology and art and respond to the needs of society by implementing this knowledge.Values

  • Person-centered approach and Diversity
  • Liberalism and Tolerant to Criticism
  • Initiative and Competition
  • Individuality and Innovation

Research

TU has 360 laboratories and 13 research centers. With 23 engineering programs accredited by ABET Accreditation, ITU is the world’s leader among universities. Students participating in International Exchange Graduate Programs complete a part of their education at one of the partner universities in the USA and receive a dual diploma. ITU offers a number of double major programs and is the top university in Turkey providing a broad range of Erasmus exchange programs with more than 900 international agreements.ITU is the cradle of science, industry and technology conducting over 200 R&D projects in the scope of ARI Teknokent.

Career

  • The Graduate Program in Career and Talent Management Started
  • National Combat Hunter Planes Went for Talent Hunting
  • Presentation of Employability Skills from IKM
  • IKZ’16 Took Place with the Participation of 137 Companies
  • ITU Career Summit ’16 Starts
  • IKZ will accrue in collaboration with 47 Student Clubs
  • Our Rector and Students meet at ITU Career Summit’ 16
  • OPEN REGISTRATION FOR ICS’ 16
  • National Qualifications Preparation Protocol Signed
  • Survey About Your Career Goals
  • Career Summit’15
  • Career Summit’15 Started
  • RECTOR’S AND STUDENT CLUB’S MEETING FOR IKZ15

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
651
2019
651 -50
2018
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
601
2018
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
376 -40
2018
336
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

There are six personnel housings of which ITÜ personnel take advantage. Two separate personnel housings are located in Ayazaga Central Campus. Ayazaga Houses has a capacity of 304 family- type flats and 125 studio flats that young researchers benefit from, as for Vadi Houses they have a capacity of 34 flats. When it comes to other housings of ITÜ, there are (26 flats) in Besiktas Akatlar, (3 flats) in Bakirköy Florya, (8 flats) in Emirgan and (1 flat) in Maçka.

Library services

ITÜ maintains a central library (Mustafa Inan Library) and 6 other libraries in various locations. Our central library is open 7/24. The other libraries are:

  • Ratip Berker Library - Gümüssuyu Campus - Faculty of Mechanics
  • Architecture Library - Taskisla Campus - Faculty of Architecture
  • Management Library - Maçka Campus - Faculty of Management
  • Foreign Languages Library - Maçka Campus

Accreditation

With 23 engineering programs accredited by ABET Accreditation, ITU is the world’s leader among universities. Students participating in International Exchange Graduate Programs complete a part of their education at one of the partner universities in the USA and receive a dual diploma.

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