Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

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E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Milestones

Milestones

May

2007

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.

March

2008

The construction of Altunizade Campus was completed.

June

2008

The first press launch event was organized.

April

2009

The Center for Entrepreneurship was founded.

September

2009

The Center for Energy, Environment and Economy (CEEE) was founded.

November

2009

Özyeğin University’s first TUBITAK Project “Investigation of Near-Field Radiative Transfer for Development of Thermo/Photovoltaic Power Generators” was accepted.

December

2009

Financial Engineering Center was founded.

April

2010

"10,000 Women Entrepreneur Certificate Program" started by Özyeğin University and Goldman Sachs.

February

2011

The Faculty of Law was founded.

The School of Aviation was founded.

March

2011

The Fit Startup Factory was launched.

September

2011

The Çekmeköy Campus opened its doors.

Turkey’s first Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program was launched.

January

2012

The German Law Application and Research Center was founded.

May

2012

The Faculty of Architecture and Design was founded.

July

2012

The first Commencement Ceremony was held.

September

2012

Turkey’s first Master’s Program in Entrepreneurship was launched.

November

2012

The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) was founded.

December

2012

The Athletic Center was launched.

February

2013

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.

June

2013

The School of Languages was founded.

July

2013

The first Summer School for High School Students was launched.

September

2013

School of Languages (ScOLa) building was launched.

November

2013

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.

December

2013

Özyeğin University qualified to be one of the 10 universities to receive TÜBİTAK’s Technology Transfer Office Support for 10 years.

January

2014

The Alp Alkaş Retail & Real Estate Center was launched.

February

2014

Prof. Esra Gençtürk was appointed as the Rector.

March

2014

Özyeğin University received the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certifications.

April

2014

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences was renamed as the Faculty of Social Sciences.

August

2014

The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences was renamed as the Faculty of Business.

March

2015

The first Istanbul HUB Seminar was held jointly by the School of Aviation and İGA.

May

2015

The Scholarship Program for Equal Opportunities in Education was launched.

February

2016

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.

April

2016

The Graduate School of Business was founded.

The School of Aviation was renamed as the Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Science.

June

2016

The Research, Development, Training and Application Center for Energy Efficient Lighting (EVATEG) was founded.

September

2016

The Center of Excellence for Optical Wireless Communications Technologies was founded.

November

2016

Özyeğin University was named Turkey’s most successful foundation university in athletics!