• All programs in English (Law programs; 30% in English)
  • Full, partial scholarships for international undergraduate and graduate students (up to  %75)
  • 5000 + total students, 578 graduate students, 15000+ alumni, 400+international students
  • 50+ different nationalities of students
  • 291 faculty members
  • Learning by experience, not by memorization, with the Project-BasedEducation Model
  • Curriculums prepared in cooperation with leading sector representatives.
  • A structure that offers each student an academic and a sectoral ‘mentor’
  • 100% original curriculums prepared with the participation of all faculties and students of our university in the Core Program (Department of CoreAcademics)
  • Opportunity to take part in research projects from the freshman year
  • Trained and qualified graduates who can work all over the world
  • With double major and minor opportunities, specialization in more than one field at the same time
  • Study opportunity in USA, Europe, Asia etc. for a semester/year withexchange programs
  • Easy access from all corners of Istanbul


  • Kadir Has University has “reporter” status in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and ranked #551-600 in QS 2024 European University Rankings and 45th in Western Asia Rankings.
  • In Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023, among Turkish foundation universities, Kadir Has University was ranked:
  • 1st in “Sustainable Cities and Communities,”
  • 2nd in “Partnership for the Goals,” “Decent Work and Economic Growth,” and “Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure,”
  • 3rd in “Gender Equality” and “Reduced Inequalities”.
  • Kadir Has University was also ranked in the 201st-300th segment under the categories of “Sustainable Cities and Communities,” “Partnership for the Goals,” and “Gender Equality,” and in the 301st-400th segment under the categories of “Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure,” “Decent Work and Economic Growth,” “Reduced Inequalities” and “Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions” in the world ranking.
  • In Times Higher Education (THE) Awards Asia 2023, Kadir Has University was among the final 8 out of nearly 700 applicants and was a finalist in the “Leadership and Management Team of the Year” and “Outstanding Support for Students” categories.


The strategic goal is to develop a collaborative research culture, necessary physical research infrastructure, initiatives in the field of industrial property, and university-industry cooperation in order to become a research university at international standards. To increase the visibility of our university in national and international rankings.

  • In 2020, applying to TÜBİTAK 2244, University-Industry Cooperation Project, succeeded 70% asKadir Has University while the overall success rate in Turkey is below 50%.
  • In 2020 The projects of our 13 academics have been accepted by TUBİTAK 1001, Scientific andTechnological Research Projects Support Program 2020.
  • In 2020 The projects of our 6 academics have been accepted by TUBİTAK 3501, CareerDevelopment Program.
  • 3 of our “female” academics have proudly carried the name of our university in the international arena as the leaders of the consortium in the European Union and other international projects.
  • We have ranked #8 among more than 200 universities which successfully brought overseas funds toTurkey within the scope of Horizon 2020. (The total amount of funds brought in within this context is2.401.234 €).


  • Center for Energy and Sustainable Development
  • Istanbul Studies Center
  • Sport Studies Research Center
  • Gender and Women’s Studies Center
  • Center for International and European Studies
  • Center for Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection