Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL
Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00
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Özyeğin University was officially founded.
Prof. Dr. Erhan Erkut was appointed as the Founding Rector.
The Faculty of Engineering was founded.
The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences was founded.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences was founded.
The School of Applied Sciences was founded.
The Graduate School of Engineering was founded.
The Graduate School of Social Sciences was founded.
The construction of Altunizade Campus was completed.
The first press launch event was organized.
The School of Languages (ScOLa) was accredited for the second time for its quality by the internationally recognized accreditation institution 'EAQUALS'
The Center for Entrepreneurship was founded.
The Center for Energy, Environment and Economy (CEEE) was founded.
Özyeğin University’s first TUBITAK Project “Investigation of Near-Field Radiative Transfer for Development of Thermo/Photovoltaic Power Generators” was accepted.
Financial Engineering Center was founded.
"10,000 Women Entrepreneur Certificate Program" started by Özyeğin University and Goldman Sachs.
The Faculty of Law was founded.
The School of Aviation was founded.
The Fit Startup Factory was launched.
The Çekmeköy Campus opened its doors.
Turkey’s first Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program was launched.
The German Law Application and Research Center was founded.
The Faculty of Architecture and Design was founded.
The first Commencement Ceremony was held.
Turkey’s first Master’s Program in Entrepreneurship was launched.
The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) was founded.
The Athletic Center was launched.
The first OzU Cup, Özyeğin University’s sports tournament for high schools, was held.
Özyeğin University’s first academic building and the Student Center building were awarded the LEED Gold Certificate.
The School of Languages was founded.
The first Summer School for High School Students was launched.
School of Languages (ScOLa) building was launched.
Turkey’s First Corporate Entrepreneurship Conference was held.
The “Istanbul Financial Risk Management Laboratory” launched jointly by the Central Securities Depository of Turkey and Özyeğin University received the “Best Big Data Project” award by the International Data Corporation, IDC, a global information technology provider.
Özyeğin University qualified to be one of the 10 universities to receive TÜBİTAK’s Technology Transfer Office Support for 10 years.
The Alp Alkaş Retail & Real Estate Center was launched.
Prof. Esra Gençtürk was appointed as the Rector.
Özyeğin University received the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certifications.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences was renamed as the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences was renamed as the Faculty of Business.
The first Istanbul HUB Seminar was held jointly by the School of Aviation and İGA.
The Scholarship Program for Equal Opportunities in Education was launched.
Özyeğin University was included in the annual ISCN-GULF report on sustainability best practice case studies as the only university from Turkey. The annual report was shared by International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) and Global University Leader Forum at the World Economic Forum.
The Graduate School of Business was founded.
The School of Aviation was renamed as the Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Science.
The Research, Development, Training and Application Center for Energy Efficient Lighting (EVATEG) was founded.
The Center of Excellence for Optical Wireless Communications Technologies was founded.
Özyeğin University was named Turkey’s most successful foundation university in athletics!
Our OzU-X building was launched.
Özyeğin University and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) jointly established the “Sustainable Development Forum (SDF).
According to the results of the Turkey’s University Satisfaction Survey (TÜMA) 2017, Özyeğin University ranked first among all universities in Turkey for “Overall Satisfaction”.
Our Dorm 6 was launched.
Our University signed a cooperative protocol to join the “Researcher Training Program for the Defense Industry”.
The cooperative protocol was signed by and between our University and Istanbul Bar Association.
Our Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Science entered into sectoral cooperation with Turkish Airlines.
Özyeğin University and General Electric (GE) Turkey jointly launched the “Center for Innovation” in our OzU-X building.
Özyeğin University signed a cooperative protocol with the Competitive Sectors Program for the BEYSAD Industry 4.0 Excellence Center Project.
The OzU Couple and Family Therapy Center (OzU CFC) was launched.
Our University’s Dorm 6 and OzU-X buildings ranked among the best architectural projects of 2017.
Our University held its first Chill@OzU event led by our Student Union with support from various university departments.The event played host to over 9,000 guests.
For the second time, OzU ranked first for overall satisfaction in the 2017 Turkey’s University Satisfaction Survey (TÜMA). Also, our Rector Prof Dr. Esra Gencturk has been honored with the “Golden Award” in recognition of her outstanding performance.
OzU ranked first among the “Universities with Highest Graduate Employment Rate” according to the results of the CALIBRE Higher Education Employment Index 2018 prepared by the Career and Talent Management Association based on a nationwide survey.
OzU was ranked first among the top 10 universities with the best campus in Turkey.
OzU shortlisted among the top 8 universities in the "Outstanding Support for Students" category.
OzU is ranked as the World’s Top Turkish University for its contributions toward United Nations’ “Sustainable Development Goals”.
Özyeğin University Ranks First in Overall Student Satisfaction for Three Consecutive Years
Özyeğin University Tops the Universities with Fastest Graduate Employment Rate Rankings for the Second Consecutive Time
The Greenest in Turkey: Özyeğin University Ranked First Among Foundation Universities in Turkey in GreenMetric 2019
Özyeğin University Ranks Among The A+ Universities In Student Satisfaction
Özyeğin University Becomes the First University to Receive the “Zero Waste Certificate”
THE Emerging Economies 2021 Rankings named Özyeğin University one of the top five foundation universities in Turkey. Özyeğin University is also the youngest Turkish university in the 2021 rankings, and is placed third among all Turkish universities in the terms of research influence as measured by citations.
Özyeğin University ranked first in Türkiye and 70th in the world for “Responsible Consumption and Production” in the THE Impact 2021 - Universities with Highest Social Impact rankings.
Özyeğin University was placed in the Top 200 in the “THE Asia University Rankings 2021”, and named among the top five foundation universities in Türkiye.
Özyeğin University was named the top fifth youngest university in Türkiye in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2021.
Özyeğin University topped Türkiye’s University Satisfaction Survey (TÜMA) 2021 in the “Academic Support and Care” and “Personal Development and Career Support” categories with the highest student satisfaction score.
The Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Sciences’ “Aviation Management” and “Professional Flight” programs have become the first programs both in Türkiye and Europe to ever be accredited by the AABIA (Aviation Accreditation Board International).
Özyeğin University has been named the best university in Türkiye by U-Multirank, an EU-funded international ranking institution.
Özyeğin University claimed first place for the third consecutive year among foundation universities in the “Greenmetric Ranking”. With this result, the University has become the world’s top 91st green university.
According to the results of "THE Impact Ranking 2022” conducted by THE (Times Higher Education), a higher education ranking institution, Özyeğin University ranked first among foundation universities in the “Universities with the Highest Social Impact” ranking.
Özyeğin University has been named the best university in Türkiye for the second consecutive time in a survey conducted by U-Multirank, an EU-funded ranking institution.
According to the results of the UI GreenMetric ranking which assesses universities all over the world based on their sustainability activities and the amount of green space on campus, Özyeğin University placed first among foundation universities for the fourth consecutive time.