Graduate Programs
​İstanbul Şehir University Master's and PhD Programs ​aim to produce and share the knowledge of the society, nature and the world we live in.

İstanbul Şehir University, founded in 2008 by the Foundation for Sciences and Art contributing to the life of education and thought since 1986, accepted its first students in the 2010-2011 academic year, aiming to be a genuine research university. 

ŞEHİR, which maintains its academic activities with Master's and PhD programs under the Graduate School of Business, the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, is rapidly the making of one of the leading foundation universities in Turkey and the world since its establishment.Our graduate programs, which have been designed to have an interdisciplinary and dynamic curriculum through an original, participatory, universal and libertarian approach, aim to produce and share the knowledge of the society, nature and the world in which we live.

The effective advisor system, which values the academic goals and orientations of the students, targets to develop the ability to think critically and to provide intellectual depth. Our master's and doctoral programs are managed by the professional staff who is expert in their field and has field experience and support the training of academics who combine social human sensitivity with her/his research interests. Our graduate students who are accepted to the graduate programs of İstanbul Şehir University are prepared as fully equipped for both academic and professional life through various research scholarships, project supports and institution collaborations in Turkey or abroad.​