Istanbul

Istanbul University

Istanbul
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Global Influence
Public university in Istanbul, Turkey

About Istanbul University

According to Wikipedia, Istanbul University, also known as University of Istanbul , is a public research university located in Istanbul, Turkey. Founded by Mehmed II on May 30, 1453, a day after the conquest of Constantinople by the Turks, it was reformed in 1846 as the first Ottoman higher education institution based on European traditions. The successor institution, which has been operating under its current name since 1933, is the first university in modern Turkey. Some pre-1930 Western sources refer to it as the University of Constantinople, after the previous name of the city, while one in French referred to it as the Université de Stamboul .

Istanbul University's Online Degrees

What Is Istanbul University Known For?

Istanbul University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Istanbul University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Education
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Higher Education
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Secondary Education
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Primary Education
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education Degrees
Literature
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Writing
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Philology
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Mythology
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literature Degrees
Law
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Constitutional Law
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Jurisprudence
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International Law
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Political Science
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Government
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Human Rights
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Public Administration
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political-science Degrees
Communications
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Journalism
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Grammar
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Linguistics
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communications Degrees
Business
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Finance
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Management
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Sales
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business Degrees
Philosophy
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Logic
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Ethics
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Animal Rights
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philosophy Degrees
Medical
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Surgery
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Dermatology
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Dentistry
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medicine Degrees
Biology
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Molecular Biology
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Biochemistry
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Endocrinology
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biology Degrees
Religious Studies
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Ministry
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Theology
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Islamic Studies
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religious-studies-hub Degrees
Mathematics
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Probability Theory
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Field Theory
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Algebra
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math Degrees
Engineering
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Architecture
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Applied Physics
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Electrical Engineering
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engineering Degrees
Physics
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Astronomy
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Biophysics
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Particle Physics
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physics Degrees
Economics
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Labor Economics
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Public Finance
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Taxation
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economics Degrees
History
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Ancient History
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Political History
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Economic History
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history Degrees
Psychology
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Social Psychology
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Experimental Psychology
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Neuropsychology
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psychology Degrees
Earth Sciences
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Geography
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Geophysics
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Environmental Science
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earth-science Degrees
Chemistry
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Physical Chemistry
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Inorganic Chemistry
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Chemical Engineering
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chemistry Degrees
Sociology
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Conflict Theory
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Women's Studies
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Urban Studies
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sociology Degrees
Computer Science
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Database
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Information Technology
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Programming
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computer-science Degrees
Anthropology
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Archeology
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Ethnography
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Cultural Anthropology
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anthropology Degrees
Nursing
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nursing Degrees
Social Work
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Child Protection
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Empowerment
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Criminal Justice
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Law Enforcement
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Forensic Science
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Cyber Security
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criminal-justice Degrees

Who Are Istanbul University's Most Influential Alumni?

Istanbul University's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Education, Law, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Istanbul University's most famous alumni:

Aziz Sancar
Aziz Sancar
A Turkish geneticist. Aziz Sancar is Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015.
Orhan Pamuk
Orhan Pamuk
A Turkish novelist.
David Ben-Gurion
David Ben-Gurion
An Israeli politician, Zionist leader, prime minister of Israel .
Muzafer Sherif
A Turkish psychologist .
Zeynep Tufekci
Zeynep Tufekci
A Turkish sociologist, writer, academic.
Hulusi Behçet
Hulusi Behçet
A Turkish dermatologist.
Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
A Turkish academic.
Feza Gürsey
A Turkish physicist.
Hilmi Ziya Ülken
A Turkish writer, philosopher and sociologist .
Engin Arık
A Turkish physicist .
Murat Belge
A Turkish intellectual, academic, translator, literary critic, columnist, civil rights activist, and tour guide.
Alp Ikizler
An American nephrologist.

Who Are Istanbul University's Most Influential Faculty?

Istanbul University's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Education, Law, and Religious Studies. Here are some of Istanbul University's most famous alumni:

Ömer Özkan
A Surgeon.
Fahrettin Altun
A Turkish academician and bureaucrat.
Murat Ali Dulupçu
A Turkish economist.
Şebnem Paker
A Turkish singer.
Murat Arslan
A Turkish judge.
Ceyda Sungur
A Turkish academician and activist.