The core values of Istanbul Galata University are history, being rooted, being a bridge between cultures, art, diversity, change, being open to change and it is the place of firsts and business life. Istanbul Galata University is a set of values, a place where values are preserved and beatified with a spirit that will be passed on to future generations.
Galata is not just a district but a soul. That’s why the name of the university is Istanbul Galata University. With “4 keywords” (Arts, Sports, Health, Social Sciences), Istanbul Galata University works with all its strength to be valuable, to be rooted, to be an intercultural bridge, to be close to business life, and to be the university of the firsts. The university is starting its education life this year in 2020.
The university is the most important institution that acquires “universal” knowledge, develops by producing new knowledge through research, and contributes to science in this respect. On the other hand, universities play a serious role in reshaping science and technology created to benefit the social base. Adopting the aforementioned qualities of being a university as its founding principles, Istanbul Galata University aims to provide its students with the highest quality and up-to-date educational opportunities, to support the research studies of its students and academicians at every stage, and thus to create an innovative environment. Research is accompanied by questioning and the desire to always achieve better. Being aware of this, it is our greatest goal to educate our students as individuals and professionals with high analytical skills. On the other hand, it is extremely important for the education discipline of our University that our students are patriotic individuals who understand different nations and different cultures, approach all cultures within the framework of tolerance, justice, and equality principles, and have high social sensitivity.
At Istanbul Galata University, 3 associate degrees and 20 bachelor programs are offered in 4 faculties, 1 institute, and 1 vocational school.
The university building in Şişhane district of Istanbul is a 144-year-old historical building.
The aim of Istanbul Galata University is expertise, continuity in qualified applications, strong infrastructure, and continuity of R&D studies. Success in higher education is possible with their powerful combination. The university aims to raise young people who believe in themselves. Under the guidance of a scientific understanding, Istanbul Galata University is a university that is the gateway to research and science, continuous development, and progress with the age, continuous communication, and cooperation with the global world and achieving high goals.