Founded in 2005 under the aegis of the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (İSTEK) and Yeditepe University, the Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions group is one of the most established and respected multidisciplinary hospital groups in Turkey and the region, treating 30,000 patients annually at 3 hospitals, a health center and Turkey’s first and only private medical faculty and teaching hospital. Our adoption of the latest medical technologies, coupled with an unrivalled expertise in healthcare technology, has made Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions one of the most advanced comprehensive healthcare groups in Europe. We are also proud to be adding Turkey’s first ‘smart hospital’ to this group in 2016 as the world’s first antimicrobial hospital. As Turkey’s largest foundation university and one of the first academic institutions to be JCIaccredited, Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions’s General (University) Hospital, Eye Hospital, Dental Hospital, Genetic Diagnostic Centre and Health Centre serve as a guiding force in the sector as well as centers dedicated to the nurturing of qualified personnel.
Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions’s vision is to be a premier institution in our specialization areas through scientific excellence and quality of service, contribute to the development of medical science by monitoring advanced applications in the international arena, and continue these efforts in the academic environment.
Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions mission is to be a pioneering, innovative institution that strives always to improve and renew itself; that offers reliable, advanced, patient-centered healthcare; that trains and educates its staff; that puts patients’ and employees’ welfare first; that upholds patient rights and respects the environment.
CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions is proud of its record in continually pushing the boundaries of excellence, improving standards in all fields of medical specialization. This continuous process of Best-Practice implementation has given Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions “Centre of Excellence” status in the following specialization
Our university was founded in 1996 by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (ISTEK). In line with Atatürk’s principles and with the contribution of a pioneering and distinguished academic and administrative staff, Yeditepe University aims to educate students who are inquisitive, innovative, well-equipped with technological skills, well-versed in world culture, have a solid identity, and are equipped with all the qualifications required by the business world. With its up-to-date academic programs and training, Yeditepe University offers an education compatible with the expectations of the information age.
Yeditepe University carries out its academic activities via 3 departments at the School of Applied Sciences and 13 faculties namely the Faculties of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Education, Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts, Law, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Engineering, Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine and Commerce entailing 67 undergraduate programs. The university also offers 88 MA and 40 PhD programs in the Graduate Schools of Atatürk’s Principles and History of Revolution, Educational Sciences, Science, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences. Since its establishment, Yeditepe University, whose language of education is English, has been preparing young people for life from all over Turkey on the 26 Ağustos campus.
Yeditepe University offers education on the “26 Ağustos” campus that is designed to meet the requirements of students for education, culture, art, sports and a spectrum of various needs. The 26 Ağustos campus is located on the Asian side of Istanbul with its own architecture on the skirts of the Kayışdağı hill, with an area of 125 thousand square meters and a closed area of 223 thousand square meters. Inspired by Seljuk Architecture, the 26 August campus consists of educational buildings and social facilities and they are surrounded by two separate student dormitories with a total capacity of 4,250 students.
Voted first among private universities in Turkey by Green Metric which is an international platform for sustainability and environmental awareness and determines the greenest universities in the world, Yeditepe University is the only university in Turkey that can produce its own energy with a solar energy system that is built on a roof in the campus. The system, which has the largest roof application facility in Istanbul, has a capacity of 1 MW and used 3850 Axitec panels and a Hawei inverter. At the same time, the university has started work on a wind energy investment of 350 KW in Şile. The solar energy panel works will continue until 10 MW is reached.
The entrances to the buildings are through grand portals, some of which have a height of 22 meters. With their well-lit courtyards, these are modern structures with the typical features of Selchuk architecture. The surfaces of the buildings are covered with natural stone brought from Anatolia. To keep cool during the summer and warm during the winter, Ünye stone was used in the facades of the building, and polyurethane for the heat panels.