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  • CoHE’s Distance Learning Analysis Concluded: Maltepe Is The Leader

    Maltepe University has proven its success in distance education. The Council of Higher Education (CoHE), analyzed the distance learning process started in universities due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Among the foundation universities in Turkey, Maltepe University achieved the first rank in the number of online classes and live classroom practices at the undergraduate level.

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    ÜniAr Outstanding Performance Award


    Big step in the fight against COVID-19 from Turkish scientists!

  • Study in Turkey YÖK Virtual Fair 2021

    In order to ensure the sustainability of Turkey to reduce the impact of the epidemic and sustain the student mobility, the Higher Education Council (YOK) will host a virtual fair on the internet between July 27 to 29 2021, for international students who wish to study in Turkey from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (GMT + 3) on www.virtualfair-yok.gov.tr and Maltepe University will also attend.

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    Application for 2020/2021 Fall Semester is now open!


    COVID-19 and New Health Measures


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Hosting about 500 events every year, Marmara Education Village offers a vivid university life with its facilities for education, training, research and social activities.

  • Marmara Education Village, which is located on a 1000-decare land among the pine forests, hosts around 500 activities every year with its facilities designed for education, research and social activities and offers its students a vibrant university life at world standards.
    Education Village

    Accommodating faculties, vocational schools and institutes all in one place, the campus is a huge educational complex that includes 188 classrooms with a capacity of 8324 students, 27 laboratories, 41 workshops, 13 sports facilities designed for different sports branches, open air amphitheaters with 8 thousand seat capacity, 4 thousand square meters of film and television plateaus, 7 conference halls, a hotel and a library.

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  • Being home to many civilizations from past to present and symbol of cultural diversity, Istanbul is a symbolic metropolis that combines the past with the modern with its museums, panoramic views and world-famous cuisine.


    Being the largest city in Turkey with its 16 million inhabitants, Istanbul had been the capital city of three world empires: the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire. The city, then called as Byzantinium and Constantinople, is an open air museum with its Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace, Basilica Palace, Rumeli and Anatolian Fortresses, numerous museums, mosques, monuments and churches. The historical districts of the city are listed on UNESCO's World Heritage.

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    Students at library
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    Student studying at library

    Hosting the most up-to-date print and digital collection, our Library and Information Center offers 5 million accessible resources to its users with a strong technological infrastructure. Our center, which is classified with the LCC (Library of Congress Classification) System and is a member of ANKOS and TÜBİTAK - EKUAL, provides uninterrupted service 24/7 with 150,000 printed books and 12,000 printed magazines. In our library, there are free study rooms, reader computers and internet-connected, open computers available to students.


    The library also includes a special section that includes the collection of rare books and private donations (Prof. Dr. Nermi Uygur Library, Linguist Halidun - Seba Şen Library, Armağan Yüksel Library, Prof. Dr. Erkut Special Architecture Library, Nail Güreli Library, Arif Hikmet Par Library).
    "Official Newspaper Archive and Code since 1941" is open to users in the periodical publication section. Hardcover 1008 magazines, subscribed national and international 167 magazines and 2155 magazine titles are shelved alphabetically in the Open Shelf Layout in the Periodicals Section. There is a total of 29 database subscriptions of one e-book (Ebrary) subscription, full-text, abstract, e-reference and bibliographic.

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  • Standing out with its vibrant campus life and social facilities, Maltepe University offers a vivid environment for social and academic activities. Our students actively participate in university life with clubs that appeal to different interests, from aviation to traditional Turkish arts, chess, theater, architecture, and nature.

    Student Clubs

    Years spent at university are the most beautiful and most important times when individuals achieve the chance to realize their dreams. In this regard, our university provides its students with the environment and opportunities in which they can improve themselves outside class in line with their interests and abilities or acquire new ones.

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  • In Marmara Education Village, there is a total of 13 sports facilities for different sports branches. Football fields in line with UEFA standards, open-closed basketball and volleyball fields, open-closed tennis courts, open-closed swimming pools, walking tracks, dance, fitness and gym centers, our university offers a lot of opportunities in sports.

    At the beginning of every academic year, students are selected for various sports branches, and teams are formed in line with the demands of our students. Our athletes who represent the university in contests, organized by the University Sports Federation of Turkey, achieve high-ranking degrees. Moreover, tournaments within faculties / colleges are organized in various sports branches on campus regularly. Discover more
  • Marmara Education Village hosts many artistic and cultural activities such as concerts, exhibitions, theaters, dance performances and talks throughout the year. Including 8,000-seated Marmara Open Air Theater, known to be one of the largest open-air amphitheaters in Istanbul, Süha Arın Conference Hall and Vedat Çakırca Conference Hall, our campus hosts distinguished names of pop, rock and alternative music genres every May. 


    Witnessing intense participation of students every year, Spring Festivals accommodate various activities ranging from concerts to dance, interviews and theater. Serving with 9000 m2 closed studio space and hundreds of acres of outdoor plateau, Maltepe University Plateaus are among the largest plateau centers in Turkey and Europe. Our plateaus host famous film and television productions every year.

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  • Marmara Education Village Student Houses where life is nested in nature provides an advantage with its proximity to academic buildings and offers all to make young people feel healthy, dynamic and efficient in one place.
    Marmara Education Village Student Houses offer accommodation opportunity in the home comfort and make sure that all the needs of our students are met. Additionally, our Guidance and Psychological Counseling Unit provides support to all students who stay in houses.


    In the middle of nature, among the pine forests, our dormitories that are built in line with the earthquake regulations meet the accommodation needs of our students; offer a healthy, comfortable and peaceful life opportunity, where permanent friendships are established, solidarity and sharing are learned.
    Each of our dormitories, each of which consists of three floors, has two opposite apartments on each floor, and two rooms next to one another with its own bathroom, located in the middle section. The apartments have four rooms with their own bathroom and a shared kitchen section.

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Student Experience

Listen to Maltepe University from its students...

I would recommend to any international student to come here and to study at our amazing Maltepe University in Istanbul, which gives all opportunities and international education to become a professional and international graduate.

Since I am a medical student, the most useful place for me is our comfortable library. Gyms, walking areas, sitting areas, this place is legendary. I am very proud to be part of this community.

I love my professors. They provide us with a high-quality education. Our laboratories are very beneficial in terms of providing on-site learning opportunity. I am very happy to be part of this community.

Harika Cook
Harika Cook
Germany - USA
Ali Hamza
Ali Hamza
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Rawan Al Kayal
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