Istanbul University brings together the East and the West; the past and the future; also it is the leading University raising competent individuals who produce beneficial knowledge for our country and humanity.İstanbul University will become one the leading universities of the world.
Istanbul University was established in 1453 by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II.However,Richard Honig, a German law historian, who claims that Byzantine and Ottoman traditions could be analyzed together, expressed that the history of Istanbul University can be traced back to March 1, 1321.The university, which was first established in today’s main building, was equivalent to Roman universities consisting of schools of medicine, law, philosophy and letters, and is considered to be the pioneer of university education in Istanbul. Classes officially began on 1 November 1933.
The Istanbul University provides all the necessary opportunities to help students in their courses and scientific research.The Istanbul University Department of Scientific Research Projects and Department of Health, Culture and Sports to this end provides yearly support to students and academicians for them to attend various scientific meetings, seminars, conferences and cultural activities in the country and abroad.
International Academic Relations Committee was founded in 1989 according to the 2547 numbered Law of Higher Education with the aim of organizing, improving and facilitating international academic activities.
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