Established in Istanbul, Turkey in 1997, the Beykent University has four faculties comprising 28 academic departments in the fields of Engineering and Architecture, Fine Arts, Science, Economics and Administrative Sciences; a school of foreign languages; and Institutes of Social Sciences and Science and Technology. The University offers both graduate and postgraduate programmes together with certificate programmes, international winter/summer schools and international workshops. The language of education at Beykent University is English. It is a private university founded by the Beykent Education Foundation.
The Beykent University has agreements with European universities under Socrates & Erasmus programmes, which allow university students to continue their education in a European university and foreign students to study in Turkey. Typical enrollment is 7,500 students.