We are a financially accessible and entrepreneurial research university. In all of our programs, we aspire to be recognized nationally and internationally as one of the top ten in Turkey, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and one of the world’s 200 best. Our graduates will be known for making an immediate difference for their employers.
Özyeğin University’s mission is to create, share, and apply knowledge in the service of society. Our applied research agenda creates useful knowledge. We share our knowledge through our educational programs which transform the lives of our students. Application of this knowledge generates economic benefits to the society through start-up and spin-out companies, and through improved efficiency and productivity for existing companies.
The leading values of Özyeğin University are freedom, flexibility, multidimensionality and accessibility.
The university will be an advocate of academic freedom and institutional autonomy.
The university will provide extensive flexibility to students, staff members and the institutions with which it cooperates. With characteristics such as flexible structures, dynamic programs and freedom in the choice of courses, the university shall provide its students and researchers with the possibility to adapt to rapidly changing business life as well as education and research opportunities which can be customized in accordance with individual differences.
The university will adopt a multidimensional approach which will offer different possibilities and characteristics, and develop an environment including different cultures and points of view. The university will evolve in an environment of diversity providing different opportunities for intercultural exchange, and supporting creativity, learning and discovery. In this context, great importance will be attached to international exchange programs for students and professors and international academic cooperation.
The University endeavors to be financially accessible to students from different corners of Turkey and the region through its effective operation and financial support model, while also offering opportunities to outstanding and talented students with limited financial resources through its effective scholarship system.
Equality and Non-Discrimination Statement
Özyeğin University hires academic and administrative staff, admits students, cooperates with third parties regardless of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, age, disability, political identity, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Özyeğin University does not tolerate any type of prohibited discrimination in the administration of its educational and employment policies, its scholarship conferment, or any university-sponsored programs or activities.