İstanbul Şehir University, founded by Foundation of Science and Arts which has contributed to education and thought life since 1986 with its deep-rooted history, started out with the aim of becoming a real “foundation university” and met with students in 2010-2011 academic year with with original, participatory, universal and libertarian perspective, and reputable staff Our university, which follows the academic developments in the world closely with its libertarian, innovative structure and understanding of interdisciplinary education, is currently continuing its academic activities with undergraduate, associate, master and doctorate programs under the roof of 7 faculties, 3 institutes and 1 vocational school. With its campuses, guest houses, cafeterias, cafes, gymnasiums and libraries in the center of Istanbul, ŞEHİR offers its students a multicultural and active campus life. It also allows students and academics to continue their studies in a relaxed and free environment thanks to various research centers and Technology Transfer office. Istanbul Şehir University has close to 50 student clubs, fitness centers, volleyball, basketball and turf football pitches and social activities for all ŞEHİR members. In addition, hundreds of thousands of printed, visual, digital resources and various database subscriptions are available in ŞEHİR libraries, allowing for a variety of projects aimed at contributing to world's academic and cultural heritage. In addition, it offers education and internship opportunities to its students abroad through international exchange programs.