Our Mission

Istanbul Medipol University (IMU), offering unique educational services,  has made a prime commitment to

  1. train with praiseworthy excellence;
  2. focus on producing science and technology.

Additionally, the prospective trained individuals in IMU are able to respond to continually changing demands of society and contribute to the scientific insights and social welfare.

Our Vision

Enriched with three built-in features of a strong organizational culture, entrepreneurship spirit and durable dynamism, IMU – being a leading university – will enlighten and guide science and society.

Why Medipol ?

Istanbul Medipol University -a corporate, enterprising and innovative university that shapes the science and the society- aims to deliver an exceptional educational environment to its students from all over the world who are passionate about research. Istanbul Medipol University increases its achievements every year with scientific research it shares with the academic world. It empowered its one of a kind education by being the youngest university in the world rankings.

In 2020, Istanbul Medipol University ranked in the 401+ band of the best young universities created by the Times Higher Education (THE), in which global higher education performances for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are evaluated, and the world’s best universities are ranked. Istanbul Medipol University also ranked in the national and international lists created by the Round University Ranking (RUR), which evaluates the effectiveness of universities in the world by four critical dimensions in terms of teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability.

Istanbul, which connects the two continents, Asia and Europe, was home to many great empires and inspired great poets with its unique beauty. Istanbul Medipol University offers not only an exceptional education but also an opportunity to experience this great city with its campuses on both continents.

Istanbul Medipol University is among the universities that have the highest rate of the accredited programs. With the School of International Medicine, Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Business Management, Fine Arts Design and Architecture, Communication, Law, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Istanbul Medipol University offers 183 undergraduate, 94 graduate programs. Also, there are nearly 20 research centres parallel with the study fields of these schools. From cancer research to sixth-generation wireless studies, from sleep and hypnosis studies to media studies, the opportunity to improve in various areas is here!

 

Started its education life on the Historical Peninsula, which known as the home to many civilisations, Istanbul Medipol University maintains being one of the leading universities in the health field with university hospitals and research centres. Also, it offers the opportunity for students to practice in its hospitals.

 

Kavacık Campus, which attracts students’ attention with its well-developed infrastructure and modern architecture, has accommodation facilities for girls and boys and offers entirely different life experiences with its central location close to the Bosphorus. The campus an attractive living centre with six sports arenas, 115 student clubs, cultural activities throughout the year and, online education opportunities.

Our Rankings

Istanbul Medipol University preserved place among The Entrepreneurial and Innovative Universities

Istanbul Medipol University ranked among in the Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2020 created by TÜBİTAK.

 

Istanbul Medipol University was viewed as the most successful 34th university according to the results of the the Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2020 created by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). According to the results announced by the Minister of Industry and Technology, Mustafa Varank, Istanbul Medipol University ranked 34th place with a total average of 41.1 points, ranked 9th among the foundation universities and 6th among all universities in the “Intellectual Property Pool” category.

There are 22 indicators in four dimensions, as follow ‘Scientific Technological Research Competence’, ‘Intellectual Property Pool’, ‘Cooperation and Interaction’ and ‘Economic Contribution and Commercialization’ in the ‘Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index’ which prepared according to the data collected from 185 universities with more than 50 faculty members.

Having been published by TÜBİTAK since 2012, The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index lists the universities according to their performances in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Index, contributes to develop the entrepreneurship and innovation culture in universities.

 

Istanbul Medipol University continues to progress/develop with its quality insight, which adopts continuous development in the fields of education, research, innovation/entrepreneurship and community service. Medipol, which has strengthened its quality by fulfilling its accreditation processes in 2019, also perform its success with its place in the rankings listed by the world’s most respected higher education rating agencies.

2017 2018 2019/2020
THE

World University Ranking

Ranking by Subject: Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health

Emerging Economies University Ranking

Asia University Ranking

“Impact Rating”

Good Health and Well-Being

Gender Equality

Reduced Inequalities

Quality Education
Partnerships for the Goals

+1001

+601

+501

+401

201-300

+401

+401

+601

+601

URAP Turkey Ranking (All Universities) 100/148 60/157 65/166
URAP Turkey Ranking (Private Universities) 20/46 10/48 12/57
URAP World Ranking 2092/2500 2104/2500
RUR 768
Scimago Turkey Ranking 26
Scimago World Ranking 713
Webometrics Turkey Ranking 100 94 65
Webometrics World Ranking 5955 5348 2570
U-Multirank         + + +

Istanbul Medipol University manifests its quality education and research with its successful place in the rankings listed by the world’s most respected higher education ranking agencies.

Medipol, which has strengthened its quality by fulfilling its accreditation processes in 2019, ranked in many university rankings such as The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Times Higher Education (THE), University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP), Scimago, Round University Ranking (RUR), Webometrics and U-Multirank.

TUBITAK Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index

 

2020 2019 2018 2017
Turkish Uni. Ranking 34-50 31-50 29-50
Private Uni. Ranking 9-16 10-18 7-15

 

In the index where 50 universities ranked out of 185 universities with more than 50 academics, Istanbul Medipol ranked 34 in all and 9 in private universities of Turkey according to the 2019 data.

For detailed information, please visit:
2020-gyue-2020-print.pdf (tubitak.gov.tr)

THE World University Rankings 

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 1001+ 1001+

 

THE Young University Rankings

2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 401+

 

THE Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health University Rankings

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 601+ 601+

 

THE Emerging Economies University Rankings

2020 2019 2018 2017
Regional Ranking 501+

 

THE Asia University Rankings

2020 2019 2018 2017
Regional Ranking 401+

 

THE Impact Rakings

2020 2019 2018 2017
Good Health and Well-Being 201-300
Gender Equality 401+
Reducing Inequalities 401+
Quality Education 601+
Partnership for Goals 601+

 

Times Higher Education is a London-based rating agency that ranks universities according to specific key performance indicators such as research impact, citations, international impression and education environment. Istanbul Medipol University ranked in the 1001+ range on THE World University Ranking where over 25 thousand universities were evaluated. Medipol also ranked 401+ on THE World’s Young University Rankings, 401+ on THE Asia University Ranking, 501+ on THE Emerging Economies University Ranking and 601+ on THE Ranking by Subject: Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health.

For detailed information, please visit:
Istanbul Medipol University | World University Rankings | THE (timeshighereducation.com)

URAP (University Ranking by Academic Performance) Ranking:

 

2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018
World Ranking * 2104-2500 2092-2500
Turkish Uni. Ranking 66-166 65-166 60-157 100-148
Turkish Private Uni. Ranking 12-56 12-57 10-48 20-46

Medipol ranked 66 out of 166 universities, and 12 out of 56 private universities of Turkey in the 2019-2020 rankings. In the 2019-2020 World University Rankings by URAP, Medipol ranked 2104 out of 2500 universities.
For detailed information, please visit:
https://newtr.urapcenter.org/

* Not announced yet.

Scimago Ranking:

Scimago University Rankings

2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 734-3897 713-3471
Turkish Uni. Ranking 20-112 26-82

Medipol ranked 734 out of 3897 universities (world), and 20 out of 112 universities (Turkey) in the 2020 rankings.

For detailed information, please visit https://www.scimagoir.com/rankings.php?country=TUR&year=2014

RUR (Round University Ranking) By Subject:

 

2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 768-1100
Teaching Ranking 701-1100
Research Ranking 772-1100
International Diversity Ranking 787-1100
Financial Sustainability Ranking 659-1100

Medipol ranked 768 out of 829 universities, which were selected out of 1100 universities measured after specific criteria.

For detailed information, please visit:
World University Rankings (roundranking.com)

Webometrics University Rankings

2020 2019 2018 2017
World Ranking 2430 2570 5348 5955
Turkish Uni. Ranking 65 65 94 100

Medipol ranked 2430 (world), and 65 (Turkey) by Webometrics, which ranks 28 thousand universities from all over the globe in the world and country groups.

For detailed information, please visit:
University | Ranking Web of Universities: Webometrics ranks 30000 institutions

U-Multirank:

U-Multirank has been provided data for institutions and some programs since 2017. We have the opportunity to compare our university with the other universities in the world, within the framework of institutions and specific programs.

For detailed information, please visit:
https://www.umultirank.org/study-at/istanbul-medipol-university-rankings/