Istanbul University: Statistics

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#463 of 14,131 In the World
#65 of 5,830 In Asia
#1 of 175 In Turkey
#1 of 52 In Istanbul
#45 of 1,071 For Neurosurgery
Top50% For 106 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
57%
Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Turkish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate57%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; March-June)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
34,754
Citations
695,335

Istanbul University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
17,759 / 387,508
Biology
6,637 / 192,504
Chemistry
3,902 / 87,458
Surgery
3,811 / 101,793
Engineering
3,120 / 55,644
Physics
2,632 / 43,835
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,395 / 59,778
Environmental Science
2,193 / 52,208
Psychology
1,613 / 57,595
Pathology
1,610 / 38,814
Materials Science
1,581 / 28,127
Oncology and Cancer research
1,483 / 30,217
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,474 / 34,665
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,274 / 17,273
Computer Science
1,270 / 30,012
Immunology
1,160 / 44,593
Demography
1,142 / 48,411
Pediatrics
1,110 / 32,227
Cardiology
1,051 / 16,719
Anesthesiology
1,024 / 17,845
Business
910 / 13,308
Health Science
832 / 30,644
Physical Therapy
760 / 21,852
Genetics
717 / 41,206
Geology
707 / 22,927
Radiation Therapy
634 / 16,438
Anatomy and Physiology
631 / 10,104
Dermatology
598 / 10,296
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
596 / 10,164
Mathematics
575 / 7,238
Dentistry
535 / 13,300
Economics
504 / 3,141
Pharmacology
502 / 8,971
Psychiatry
500 / 25,246
Geography and Cartography
488 / 6,976
Botany
466 / 9,312
Inorganic Chemistry
455 / 12,054
Biochemistry
455 / 13,182
Radiochemistry
422 / 8,912
Urology
414 / 10,057

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 162 423
1992 179 427
1993 182 455
1994 211 693
1995 261 787
1996 349 1069
1997 347 1349
1998 374 1549
1999 427 2222
2000 554 2973
2001 651 4170
2002 834 5313
2003 888 6917
2004 1036 8779
2005 1080 12013
2006 1224 15274
2007 1335 18854
2008 1200 22398
2009 1332 26579
2010 1467 31003
2011 1509 36095
2012 1846 42223
2013 2153 47430
2014 2458 52678
2015 2720 54317
2016 2853 54204
2017 2596 58223
2018 2173 55971
2019 2606 68241
2020 2936 85947
2021 3320 103821

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +

Istanbul University alumni

  1. David Ben-Gurion

    David Ben-Gurion
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1886-1973 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    David Ben-Gurion was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. Adopting the name of Ben-Gurion in 1909, he rose to become the preeminent leader of the Jewish community in British-ruled Mandatory Palestine from 1935 until the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, which he led until 1963 with a short break in 1954–55.

  2. Çağatay Ulusoy

    Çağatay Ulusoy
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    film actoractorActormodel
    Biography

    Çağatay Ulusoy is a Turkish actor and model who started his acting career in the TV series Adını Feriha Koydum (2011–2012) as Emir Sarrafoğlu. Since then, he has had further lead roles in Medcezir (2013–2015), a remake of the television series The O.C., in the TV series İçerde and from 2018 to 2020 he played the lead role in the first Turkish Netflix series The Protector.

  3. Aziz Sancar

    Aziz Sancar
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Istanbul University
    Studied in 1969
    Occupations
    university teachermolecular biologistbiochemistgeneticist
    Biography

    Aziz Sancar is a Turkish molecular biologist specializing in DNA repair, cell cycle checkpoints, and circadian clock. In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Tomas Lindahl and Paul L. Modrich for their mechanistic studies of DNA repair. He has made contributions on photolyase and nucleotide excision repair in bacteria that have changed his field.

  4. Adnan Oktar

    Adnan Oktar
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Istanbul University
    In 1986 studied philosophy
    Biography

    Adnan Oktar, also known as Adnan Hoca or Harun Yahya, is a Turkish religious sex cult leader, creationist, conspiracy theorist, preacher, and anti-evolutionist.

General info

Alternative names Istanbul Üniversitesi
Founded 1933
Accreditation Council of Higher Education (YÖK)

Location and Contacts

Address Istanbul Üniversitesi, Beyazit Yerleskesi
Istanbul, Istanbul, 34452
Turkey
City population 15,462,000
Phone +90 (212) 528 0701
Fax +90 (212) 520 5473

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