Fatih University

Fatih University is a private (foundation) university principally located in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey. The university was established in 1996 by the Turkish Association of Health and Medical Treatment, which has connection to the controversial Muslim activist Fethullah Gulen. Ex-President Suleyman Demirel was present at the formal inauguration of the University in November 1996.
At present, Fatih University comprises 3 faculties, a School of Medicine, 3 graduate institutes and 4 vocational schools located in 3 campuses. The School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Vocational School of Medical Studies, and School of Vocational Studies are to be found in Ankara. Currently, the engineering and foreign literature departments are ranked top in Turkey.Courses are conducted in English at the University and students are encouraged to learn an additional foreign language.

The vision of Fatih University is to "...responsibly pave the way for liberal thinking, science and technology production, in an attempt to reach up to international standards in terms of higher education.It is the University’s aim to prove successful in sciences and fine arts, to enhance its competitive power while implementing high international standards. The youth of the country will help the University as regards the achievement of this goal". The University offers a variety of scholarships to assist students in financial need.

The current rector of Fatih University is Prof. Dr. Oðuz Borat. Mr. Verdal Hosta is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fatih University.


In Istanbul

  • Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
    • Economics
    • Management
    • Public Administration
    • International Relations
  • Faculty of Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electronics Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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  • Institute of Sciences
  • Institute of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Institute of Economics And Statistics

Vocational Schools

In Istanbul

  • Istanbul Vocational School

In Ankara

  • Ankara Vocational School
  • Ankara Vocational School of Medical Studies
  • Ankara School of Nursing
  • School of Medicine