Why do students prefer studying in Turkey over others?
In recent years, Turkey has witnessed a large turnout of foreign students to study in Turkish universities, especially universities in Istanbul whether public or private, thanks to its location as a bridge between East and West, its embrace of various cultures, the great support provided by the Turkish government to international students coming to study In Turkish universities, as we mentioned in a previous article, the strong and recognized Turkish university degrees in most countries in the world, the high quality of education in Turkey, the government’s support for scientific research are among the most important reasons for attracting foreign students. In this article, we will talk about the best universities in Istanbul.
What are the best universities in Istanbul?
As we mentioned in a previous article, 6 Turkish universities were ranked among the top 500 universities in the world, while most other Turkish universities are prestigious centers in the world, in this article we will talk about 4 of the best universities in Istanbul:
1. Istanbul University:
It is the oldest and largest university among Istanbul’s universities and dates back to 1453 AD. The main campus of the university is located in Beyazit Square. The university also includes many colleges spread in other areas of Istanbul. The number of university students is more than 60 thousand students and about 8 thousand Student in the Department of Graduate Studies. University graduates have occupied prominent positions in the country, whether in the education sector or the economy.
Istanbul University includes a number of faculties of medicine, anthropology and veterinary medicine, and the Faculty of Pharmacy, Engineering, Science, Journalism, Law, Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Political Science and Theology.
2. Istanbul Aydin University:
One of the best universities in Istanbul, which occupies a global position for its academic contributions to science and technology, and most European and Arab countries officially recognize Istanbul Eden University.
The university hosts approximately 39,000 students, including more than 4,000 international students, and the number of teaching staff is about 1,500 faculty members at the university, and the employment rate of its graduates is 83%, and it has 11 colleges and 3 vocational schools.
The campus is located in the heart of Istanbul, and includes laboratories equipped with the latest technology, art and design studios and a huge library containing many references (electronic – paper) to help students and academics in their research.
3. Istanbul Technical University:
It is considered one of the most prominent and oldest universities in Istanbul and the world. Its history dates back to 250 years ago. It is the third oldest technical university in the world. It is ranked 108 in the world and includes 6 university campuses. It is distinguished by its achievements in various fields and is the first to introduce Unique developments in the fields of scientific research, as well as a mediator known for its achievements in the field of art, science and sports.
The university includes 12 research centers, 346 laboratories, 39 undergraduate programs and 144 graduate programs. It has a number of faculties:
1. College of Civil Engineering
2. Faculty of Architecture
3.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
4. Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
5. College of Computer and Informatics
6. College of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
7. College of Naval Architecture
8. College of Mining Engineering
9. College of Aeronautics and Astronautics
10. College of Marine Sciences
11. College of Spinning and Weaving
12. Faculty of Management
13. Faculty of Physical Engineering
14. College of Science and Arts
It is considered the first university in Turkey in the fields of communications and technology, and its graduates have received many awards for their unique achievements in both fields.
4. Marmara University:
The second largest university in Turkey and one of the oldest universities in Istanbul, where its founding dates back to 1883, when it was known as the Hamidiye College of Commercial Education and at its time was the only leading college in higher education to study commerce and economics, and then turned into the Istanbul Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences , and then to Marmara University in 1982, where the Academy was merged with other faculties, and officially Marmara University became comprising 13 faculties:
1. College of Medicine
2. College of Dentistry
3. College of Pharmacy
4. College of Engineering
5. College of Arts and Sciences
6. Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
7. Faculty of Law
8. College of Fine Arts
9. College of Media
10. Ataturk College of Education
11. College of Technical Education
12. College of Health Education
13. College of Divinities
The university also includes 11 post-bachelor’s higher education institutes, and Marmara University is unique in being the only university in Turkey that offers undergraduate and post-bachelor programs in four languages (Turkish – English – French – German).