Where is Piri Reis University?

The university is located in Tuzla, a pleasant town in Istanbul,  a meeting and blending point of ancient civilizations. Tuzla is known as a resort destination and thermal spring area. With its ongoing marina construction, the town will be revealing its yacht tourism potential. Additionally, transportations projects like subway and commuter trains will increase town’s connectivity.

It is also known as a university town; among more than 40 universities in Istanbul 9 are residing in this area.

About Piri Reis University

Piri Reis University has been established in 1998 by the support and sponsorship of the whole Turkish Maritime Sector (approx. 7500 companies); namely the Turkish Chamber of Shipping (DTO) through the Turkish Maritime Education Foundation (TUDEV).

Piri Reis University offers a competent and modern education to its students at the Esentepe Campus which is the main campus and the TÜGEV Campus which is approximately 4 km away from the main campus and very close to Tuzla train station.

Piri Reis Unıversıty is the first and the sole university of Turkey specialized in the Maritime Area.

With its environmentally sensitive – green campus, the university is awarded BREAMS certification.

Academic Infrastructure

At the moment, the university has 3 faculties, 2 institutions, and a vocational school. Both campuses consist of modern laboratories, and workshops furnished with the most advanced equipment, all the tools and materials which are necessary for the practice of related education. The instructors who are prominent in their fields, nationally and internationally, are readily providing distinguished education above the world standards.

Social Facilities

For accommodation, the choice varies; from government dormitories, special dormitories to aparts around the campuses.

The university has a new cafeteria, located in the middle of campus with a striking view of the sea, serves a variety of healthy food and beverages. Due to the close location of both campuses to downtown Tuzla, the students can also make use of neighboring restaurants and cafes with Turkish cuisine.

There are more than 12 student clubs at school. Piri Reis University offers you table tennis facilities, sport centers, a gym and a swimming pool.

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