About YTU






Yıldız Technical University (YTU) whose vision is to be a leading institution of international standing represents a unique milieu of education, research and culture in Turkey.



YTU inherits our outstanding science, technology, culture and pioneers open access to academic research, technology and arts. Being one of the most well-known universities of Turkey, it is conductive to the achievement of the goal of the development and welfare of the society.



YTU offers a range of programmes at the undergraduate and graduate level, ranging from engineering disciplines to humanities and social sciences. It also provides opportunities for qualified students and academicians to participate in exchange programmes.



YTU is one of the leading government institution situated in three campuses in İstanbul in addition to 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. The university’s mission is to promote development and cooperation at the national and international level by providing outstanding professional knowledge and skills in the educational fields.


Today YTU has 10 Faculties most of which are related to engineering, 2 Graduate Schools, 2 Vocational Schools and a School of Foreign Languages with more than 25,000 students.






The internalization of YTU has been placed at the centre of the strategy and day to day functioning of YTU at students and faculty level. YTU offers you the best experience during your study at YTU and your stay in Istanbul.


International students of YTU in all programs benefit from an international experience, either by doing a semester exchange or a double degree in any of our partner schools abroad, or by doing an international work placement. With increasing number of international students coming to YTU to study from abroad, it is our pleasure to welcome you and to help you to integrate into life at YTU and in İstanbul.


YTU looks forward to welcoming you.