Istanbul Medipol University (GOLD)

  • Private University
  • Istanbul / Turkey

Kavacık Mah. Ekinciler Cad. No: 19, Kavacık Kavşağı, 34810 Beykoz, İstanbul


   Istanbul Medipol University -a corporate, enterprising and innovative university that shapes the science and the society- aims to deliver an exceptional educational environment to its students from all over the world who are passionate about research. Istanbul Medipol University increases its achievements every year with scientific research it shares with the academic world. It empowered its one of a kind education by being the youngest university in the world rankings. 

  In 2020, Istanbul Medipol University ranked in the 401+ band of the best young universities created by the Times Higher Education (THE), in which global higher education performances for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are evaluated, and the world’s best universities are ranked. Istanbul Medipol University also ranked in the national and international lists created by the Round University Ranking (RUR), which evaluates the effectiveness of universities in the world by four critical dimensions in terms of teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability. Istanbul, which connects the two continents, Asia and Europe, was home to many great empires and inspired great poets with its unique beauty. 

   Istanbul Medipol University offers not only an exceptional education but also an opportunity to experience this great city with its campuses on both continents. Istanbul Medipol University is among the universities that have the highest rate of the accredited programs. With the School of International Medicine, Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Business Management, Fine Arts Design and Architecture, Communication, Law, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Istanbul Medipol University offers 183 undergraduate, 94 graduate programs. Also, there are nearly 20 research centres parallel with the study fields of these schools. From cancer research to sixth-generation wireless studies, from sleep and hypnosis studies to media studies, the opportunity to improve in various areas is here! 

  Started its education life on the Historical Peninsula, which known as the home to many civilisations, Istanbul Medipol University maintains being one of the leading universities in the health field with university hospitals and research centres. Also, it offers the opportunity for students to practice in its hospitals. Kavacık Campus, which attracts students’ attention with its well-developed infrastructure and modern architecture, has accommodation facilities for girls and boys and offers entirely different life experiences with its central location close to the Bosphorus. The campus an attractive living centre with six sports arenas, 115 student clubs, cultural activities throughout the year and, online education opportunities.


   Istanbul Medipol University was established on 7 July 2009 by the Medipolitan Education and Health Foundation (today's Turkey Education Health and Research Foundation) and gained its public legal personality as a foundation university. University continues its educational activities in Haliç and Kavacık Campuses. In addition, students' practice courses and internship trainings are held at Medipol University Hospital.

Our Mission

   Istanbul Medipol University (IMU), offering unique educational services, has made a prime commitment to train with praiseworthy excellence; focus on producing science and technology. Additionally, the prospective trained individuals in IMU are able to respond to continually changing demands of society and contribute to the scientific insights and social welfare.


  • - Committed to ethical values 
  • - Human-oriented 
  • - Perfectionist X 
  • - Environmentally conscious 
  • - Participatory 
  • - Tolerant 
  • - Innovative 
  • - Liberal

Campus Life

   Istanbul Medipol University has two campuses. The Golden Horn (Haliç) campus is situated on the European side of İstanbul, while Kavacık campus is situated on its Asian side. In addition, medicine students take their practice lessons and training courses at Bağcılar Medipol University Hospital. IMU Golden Horn Campus is situated in one of the most historical peninsulas and one of the most attractive areas of Istanbul. The peninsula can be regarded as ‘the beating heart of Istanbul’, due to its importance during the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. Surrounded by the Marmara Sea and the Bosporus, The Golden Horn peninsula is the site of numerous historical monuments, the invaluable heritage of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Beside an excellent education, IMU students have the privilege of being within only a few kilometers from Süleymaniye and Blue Mosques, Topkapı Palace and Hagia Sophia Museums, Galata Tower, as well as Unkapanı and Galata Bridges. 

  IMU Kavacık Campus, located just off the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, is becoming increasingly famous for its modern infrastructure enclosed in one of the most “green” areas of Istanbul. Basketball courts, recreation areas, parking lots, spacious lounges and classes were designed and are rapidly being built to satisfy the needs of students and staff. This campus, the site of the modern new school buildings, dormitories and other facilities, is also the construction site of one of the most modern research laboratories in Europe. Training courses and internship programs are conducted at Bağcılar Medipol University Hospital (MEGA). Situated on the edge of the TEM highway (E-80 European Route), MEGA, distinguished by its central location and modern infrastructure, is a grandiose medical and educational complex. The medical complex shelters four specialized hospitals: the General Hospital, the Oncology Hospital, the Cardiovascular Surgery Hospital and the Dental Hospital. With its 470 bed-capacity, 133 intensive care units, operating theaters and 25 outpatient care rooms, Medipol Mega University Hospital offers qualitative practical training to students.

University Features

  • Students Number:32767
  • Year of Foundation:2009-01-01
  • Campus Number:4
  • Faculties Number:12
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