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İSTANBUL NİŞANTAŞI UNIVERSITY

Having been established in 2010, Nisantasi University is a forward-looking academic institution of the highest standards, which forms its exceptional identity on the following two pillars:

  1. it provides academic services of the highest standards, emphasizing on novel and multidisciplinary scientific areas, while additionally enriches traditional research fields;
  2. its mission is extended to three dimensions: (1) Education in three cycles continuously updated by research evolutions and enriched by new teaching methods and ICTs exploitation, as well as Life Long Learning programmes provision so as to cover market and society needs; (2) Advanced research on international level; (3) Internationalization process.

Nisantasi University emphasizes on the international dimension and range of studies, their constant improvement, while targeting at academic excellence in the state-of-the-art scientific areas, but also on further improvement practices, fully supports in general:

(a) European and International collaborations;

(b) Participation in scientific, research and development networks among academic institutions;

(c) Implementation of research and development projects;

(d) Non discriminatory promotion of student, academic and administrative staff mobility actions;

(e) Development of joint programmes of study, fora, conferences, etc.

In terms of statistics, for the current academic year, 2013-14, Nisantasi University received more than 6 000 students in total, while there is a provision for at least an additional 1 000 student increase for 2014-15.

Nisantasi University offers today 59 undergraduate (short + first cycle) plus 3 postgraduate (Master’s degree) programmes in total with three (3) Faculties, one Vocational School, an Institute of Social Sciences, responsible for our current postgraduate pogrammes, and a Preparatory School / School of Foreign Languages. All our programmes fully integrate Bologna process; that includes the full application of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, best known as ECTS. Delivering its mission for providing Life Long education, Nisantasi University runs also a Center of Continuing Education as a Summer School for Life Long education with excellent results and feedbacks from our graduates.