Istanbul has some of the most oldest universities in World and some of them dates back to the year 1453!Here’s a list of some of the oldest universities in Istanbul (Turkey):
1. Istanbul University:
Istanbul University was built & in established in the year 1453 by then Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II and the main campus is in the European side of the Istanbul city.
Motto:Leadership in Higher Education for Centuries
2. Istanbul Technical University:
Istanbul Technical University was established in the year 1773 and it’s ranked 1st for engineering and technology in Turkey.
Motto:Pioneer Through The Ages
3. Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University:
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University was built in 1882 by Osman Hamdi Bey a renowned Turkish painter and historian.The university is located in Fındıklı Istanbul.
Student Body and Administration:
4. Marmara University:
Marmara University was built and established in 19th century in the year 1883 and the university has around 51,000 students.