While the universities play their important part by leading the movement of raising the qualified human resources the growing business world needs with the developments in science, technology and entrepreneurship activities, they are also drawing power from the local ecosystem and integrating with the world.
Istanbul Aydın University adopts an understanding of excellence in education.
Our vision is to become a higher education institution where sustainable innovation prevails and individuals who will be beneficial to humanity are educated by gaining vocational competences in education programs keeping up with the changes.
To be an institution that serves the community via education which puts forward world class basic, applied and interdisciplinary research and proficiency in professions that accelerates the transformation of information into product with an infrastructure keeping up to date technologically that is required for education, training and researches at the top level.
To prepare students as competent individuals in their professions for an environment with global competition and cultural differences through taking into account their individual differences by creating a campus with the physical conditions that contain different cultures and international elements.
To create national and international cooperation with Academic Environments, Businesses and NGOs.
To promote individuals and the society into lifelong learning.
To become center of attraction in national and international arenas for students and academicians.
Istanbul Aydın University was established under the guidance of Anatolia Education and Culture Foundation in accordance with the additional article numbered 73 of the law numbered 5656 published in the Official Gazette numbered 26526 on the date of 18.05.2007. Istanbul Aydın University was established with the experiences gained through an existing university and Anadolu Bil Vocational School of Higher Education founded in 2003 as a result of the bonds established beforehand. In this context, IAU has a unique position in Turkey. The two institutions gathered under the same roof with the establishment of IAU and started to provide associate's degree, bachelor's degree and master's degree education. Both Istanbul Aydın University and Anadolu Bil Vocational School of Higher Education are based on the ground of Anatolia Education and Culture Foundation (AKEV).
Being one of the youngest and the most dynamic universities of our country that proceeds in the direction of global education and international development, Istanbul Aydın University contributes not only to our country but also to humanity by sustaining education and studies in the field of contemporary modern sciences.
Besides taking its rightful place in the world through its contributions with its academic units in local, national and international fields by taking advantage of international cooperation and solidarity, some of the important elements for international education, Istanbul Aydın University continues to become popular in the areas of science and technology.
- 39.000 Students,
- 3.500 International Full-Time Students,
- 1.500 Academic Staff,
- 42.000 Alumni,
- 80.000 Solution Partners,
- 83.6 % Job Placement Rate,
- 450 Education Collaborations with Global Universities,
- Turkey's Most Preferred Foundation University,
- 63 Bachelor's Degree Programs,
- 68 Associate's Degree Day Programs,
- 57 Associate's Degree Evening Programs,
- 3 Distance Learning Programs,
- 74 Master's Degree Programs,
- 17 Doctoral Programs,
- 1 Proficiency in Art Program,
- 11 Faculties,
- 2 Colleges,
- 3 Vocational Schools of Higher Education,
- 3 Institutes,
- 30 Research Centers,
- 56 Student Clubs,
- One of the Turkey's leading technology laboratories: PROF. DR. AZİZ SANCAR TECHNOLOGY CENTER
- 21 Basic Medical Sciences Laboratories
- Hospital of the Faculty of Dentistry
- Oral Health (ADSM) Center
The goal of Istanbul Aydın University is being among "the Top 5 Universities in Turkey and the Top 500 Universities in the World" in 2023.
Istanbul Aydın University Information Center was established in the Academic Year 2003-2004 with the objective of supporting the education and research activities of our university and supplying the need of information and documentation.
Istanbul Aydın University Information Center aims to meet the requirement of information as quickly as possible at maximum level by supporting modern library services with the latest technological developments. Acting with this purpose, the Information Center collects and organizes different environments and increasing knowledge in an expeditious way and puts them into service of users.
Istanbul Aydın University Information Center collection consists of domestic and foreign publications covering subjects of specialization for departmental programs, as well as periodicals, reference sources, professional publications, CDs and voice tapes. In addition, computers with internet connectivity have been put into service for our users in order to support academic researches.
All the active departments of the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences are accredited by the authorized institutions.
Accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research – The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.