With its strong corporate culture, entrepreneurial spirit, and dynamism that is open to continuous development, Medipol University shapes science and the community. The university started its activities in 2009 by the Turkey Health, Education, and Research Foundation (TESA). The university started its activities in 2010 in the historical peninsula of Istanbul, which is the oldest region of the city, at the edge of the Golden Horn and the point where Unkapanı Bridge meets the land and has turned into an education complex in the center of Istanbul in a short time with its modern classrooms, laboratories, library, and facilities. Istanbul Medipol University has shown rapid development and implemented Kavacık North and Kavacık South Campuses, which include student dormitories, sports fields, and research laboratories as well as educational opportunities. A cooperation agreement has been made with one of Turkey’s largest private healthcare investments Medipol Mega Hospital Complex and the hospital has begun to serve as the University Hospital.
Offering a unique educational opportunity to students with its education quality, strong staff and application opportunities, Istanbul Medipol University continues to be the “the university of those who lead a world to live” with 12 faculties, 4 vocational schools, 1 School of Health Sciences, and approximately 34,000 students in 3 campuses. Medipol University has 1164 academicians, 1230 foreign students from 74 countries, 74 departments, 100 programs in 5 institutes, 15 application and research centres, and 111 programs in 4 vocational schools.
Medipol University is a home of science that welcomes its students, academics, and all other employees in a warm and friendly manner. Regardless of the circumstances, it cares and encourages its members to develop close friendships as they move towards their academic goals. It does not only aim to prepare its students for the future but also endeavours to breathe the atmosphere of higher education in the best way during their stay at Medipol University.
Istanbul Medipol University, which is the point where practice and theory meet, enables students to have enough experience while they are at the beginning of their academic life with the opportunities it offers. Istanbul Medipol University continues to take firm steps towards science with its free environment that encourages research and creativity and an understanding of education compatible with business life. The basic values of Medipol University are adherence to ethical values, human orientation, perfectionism, environmental awareness, participation, tolerance, innovation, and freedom.
Medipol University is constantly getting stronger with the new faculties it adds and it is expanding academic staff every year. Academic consultancy practice is carried out in all academic units of the university. The students of the university can benefit from the consultancy service of an academician from the moment they join the university. The advisory academics support the students in the difficulties they will encounter in their academic life and guide them to create their career paths.
There are 4 libraries at Medipol University that serve with shelves of 87,000 volumes in total. The library constantly updates itself with its infrastructure that supports education, training, and research programs, it meets the information and document needs of lecturers, students, and other researchers, and closely follows developments in the world. There are more than 700,000 digital publications and 40 database memberships in the library of the university.
115 student clubs, which carry out their activities within the university and under the consultancy of academicians, actively work and colour university life. Health services are provided by infirmaries on all campuses of the university, where emergency intervention, medication, and primary health care services are provided. The Psychological Counselling and Guidance Unit helps students through one-to-one interviews within the framework of getting to know themselves, building their awareness, and overcoming academic, personal, and social difficulties.