“Local Identity, Global Vision”

Adopting the concept of “Local Identity, Global Vision” as a principle, Istanbul Ticaret University was founded in 2001 with the strong support of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce. With its 138-year history and business people representing the half of Turkish Economy, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce is one of the most powerful chambers of the world. Istanbul Ticaret University who combines the university with the business world, has been preparing its students for the future with more than 245 professional and prominent faculty members.

Cultural Bridge

Istanbul Ticaret University is located in the center of Istanbul. Campuses are located in Kucukyali and Sutluce on the shore of the Golden Horn, a historical peninsula in the midst of historical locations, almost beside the commercial centers. With six faculties, Graduate Schools of: Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, Finance and Foreign Trade and English Preparation school, Istanbul Ticaret University has an important place in the academic world with national and international activities held each year, with its academic studies as well as its publications.


Istanbul Ticaret University, one of the first foundation universities of Turkey, has privileged training programs, professional and prominent faculty members, technical facilities. Our university started education in 2001-2002 academic year with 73 students, celebrating its 19th anniversary with students counting now more than 6741.

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