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Istanbul Technical University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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ITU was established in 1773, during the time of the Ottoman Sultan Mustafa III. With its original name "Muhendishane-i Bahr-i Humayun", The Royal School of Naval Engineering, its responsibility was to educate chart masters and ship builders. In 1795, the "Muhendishane-i Berr-i Humayun", The Royal School of Military Engineering, was established to educate the technical staff in the army. In 1847, education in the field of architecture was also introduced. Established in 1883, the School of Civil Engineering assumed the name "Engineering Academy", with the aim of teaching essentials skills needed in planning and implementing the country�s new infrastructure projects. Gaining university status in 1928, the Engineering Academy continued to provide education in the fields of engineering and architecture until it was incorporated into ITU in 1944. Finally, in 1946, ITU became an autonomous university which included the Faculties of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering. With a history stretching back over 238 years, providing technical education within a modern educational environment and strong academic staff, ITU is strongly identified with architectural and engineering education in Turkey. Since its inception and foundation under Ottoman rule, ITU has constantly lead the way in reform movements, and in...
501-550
2014
551-600
2015
651-700
2016
  • 51.8
    Employer Reputation
51-100
2016
31
2017
  • 61.90
    Overall Score
  • 46.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 82.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 71.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.9
    H-index Citations
30
2015
23
2016
EECA University Rankings
  • 80.40
    Overall Score
  • 95.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 98.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.6
    Papers per Faculty
  • 89.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 15.8
    International Faculty
  • 19.9
    International Students
  • 90.6
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,180
International
50

Number of students

36,990
Postgraduate 37%
Undergraduate 63%

Number of international students

1,630
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%
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