Istanbul Gelisim University was established with the step taken on behalf of becoming a "world university" with 3 Faculties, 3 Graduate Schools, 4 Schools and 1 vocational school in the 2015-2016 academic year with the law numbered 6114 dated 17 February 2011. Growing every year by making solid steps forward with the goal of becoming an arbiter university in the world Istanbul Gelisim University, one of Turkey's most preferred universities.
A total of 63 programs of Istanbul Gelisim University, which cooperates with leading organizations in their fields to achieve global success and attaches great importance to internationalization, have been examined in detail by international delegations commissioned by German, British and American accreditation organizations such as AQAS, AHPGS, ABET and PEARSON and accredited. Istanbul Gelisim University succeeding in becoming Turkey’s university with the most accredited programs has attracted worldwide attention with the steps taken to become international.
IGU, advocating that higher education is the most important tool for sustainable development, today it offers to its national and international students education opportunities in 5 Faculties, 4 Schools, 2 Vocational schools 79 bachelor's Programs, 64 associate degree daytime programs, 37 associate degree night programs, 32 thesis / 30 non-thesis graduate programs, and 6 Ph.D. programs. Collaborating with more than 100 world universities, Istanbul Gelisim University motivates undergraduate, associate degree, graduate and doctoral students to become international.
Istanbul Gelisim University locates in Istanbul - Turkey’s and the world's financial and trade center- campus area, offering huge research complex consisting of over 100 laboratories to the service of its students. There are also 21 research centers and 81 student clubs that allow students to participate in social, cultural, scientific and sporting activities outside the classroom. Within the rapidly growing and developing dynamic structure of our university, our cooperation with our external stakeholders would make us happy.