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Yildiz Technical University

Yildiz Technical University is one of the seven public universities situated in Istanbul besides being the 3rd oldest university of Turkey with its history dating back to 1911.

History

The Kondüktör Mekteb-i Âlisi/Conductors (Technicians) School of Higher Education was founded in 1911 in order to meet the “science officer” (known previously as conductors, and today as technicians) requirement of the Municipality Public Works Section. The school was modelled on the syllabus of the “Ecole de Conducteur” and was affiliated with the Ministry of Public Works.

Education

Yildiz Technical University is regarded as one of the best universities in the country, as well. The university has 10 Faculties, 2 Institutes, the Vocational School of Higher Education, the Vocational School for National Palaces and Historical Buildings, the Vocational School for Foreign Languages and more than 30,000 students.

Research

The mission is to create a university which pioneers education, scientific research, technological development and artistic work aimed at the progress of society and the increase of the quality of life within an understanding of national and international solidarity; and educates creative, enterprising, questioning and ethical students equipped with universal values, who constantly renew themselves, aim for lifelong learning and are capable of analysis and synthesis.

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University Ranking

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Student services

Yildiz Technical University is one of the seven public universities situated in Istanbul besides being the 3rd oldest university of Turkey with its history dating back to 1911. It is regarded as one of the best universities in the country, as well. Our university has 10 Faculties, 2 Institutes, the Vocational School of Higher Education, the Vocational School for National Palaces and Historical Buildings, the Vocational School for Foreign Languages and more than 30,000 students.

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The Yildiz Central Campus, the area where the administrative units of Yildiz Technical University are situated, is a central location, which can be easily reached from all destinations in the city.

Campus life

The Yildiz Central Campus, the area where the administrative units of Yildiz Technical University are situated, is a central location, which can be easily reached from all destinations in the city.

Sports facilities

Indoor and outdoor Sports Facilities

Student clubs

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Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey

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