YTÜ is one of the leading state institutions with its three different campuses in İstanbul. It is the fourth oldest university in Turkey with its history dating back to 1911. It is also regarded as one of the best universities in the country. University's mission is to provide development and cooperation at national and international level by providing superior professional knowledge and skills in the field of education. Today, YTÜ has 11 Faculties, 2 Institutes, 2 Vocational Schools, 1 School of Foreign Languages many of which are related to engineering and more than 36,000 students.