About University

Altinbas University is a foundation university in Istanbul, Turkey. The university was established in 2008 as Istanbul Kemerburgaz University and changed to its current name in 2017. Altinbas University has more than 3700 international students from 84 countries, more than 25% of the students are international.

We live in the era of great transformations which deeply changes our view of the world. New concepts are coming to life while common notions are being redefined. Universities and scientists play a vital role in society, in order for this irresistible transformation to deliver healthy results for humanity. We are pleased to see that all our academic and administrative staff are taking this great responsibility.

Altınbaş University prides itself on offering its students this very dynamism and innovativeness, delivering free research and development to national and international scientific community. Altınbaş University is proud to “Lead with Science”. Hence we make the necessary investments to be sure to reach the highest standards as university, and we employ a highly qualified academic and research staff, all graduates from the world’s top universities in their fields.

This university is growing into a modern, dynamic university, in touch with business and art world, due to tremendous support from Mehmet Altınbaş Education and Culture Foundation and Altınbaş Holding, which is one of the most powerful economic forces of Turkey.

Turkey is a country where different cultures were blended together, through the humanity’s thousands years of adventure. Situated at the crossroads of two continents, Istanbul is one of the world’s major metropolises, which has been the capital of three empires.

Through our cultural wealth, historical background, social dynamism and values of civilization, we are one of the exceptional countries able to embrace the true universality, which leads us to take responsibility both locally and globally, to generate solutions and open new horizons. The essence of Altınbaş University’s founding philosophy is based upon processing this great potential diligently and being useful to humanity.

Enlightened minds, bright souls and unshakable self-confidence are the foundations upon which we build the future we want for our youth.

Master Programmes


Ph.D in Private Law / Altinbas University

Location: Istanbul / Level: PhD / Duration: 4 Years / Language of Instruction: Turkish / Mode of Study: Full Time, On-Site / Tuition Fee: USD 19.800 / Discounted Fee: USD 10.000


Master of Private Law / Altinbas University

Location: Istanbul / Level: Master / Duration: 2 Years / Language of Instruction: Turkish / Mode of Study: Full Time, On-Site / Tuition Fee: USD 6.900 / Discounted Fee: USD 3.500 Whole study

Master of Psychology / Altinbas University

Location: Istanbul / Level: Master / Duration: 2 Years / Language of Instruction: Turkish / Mode of Study: Full Time, On-Site / Tuition Fee: USD 6.900 / Discounted Fee: USD 4.000 Whole study

Strong Academic Staff

  • With PhD degrees obtained from internationally known universities
  • With teaching experience at the best universities and work experience at national and international institutions
  • With national and international projects and publications

Effective Education

  • Education in small classrooms
  • Active learning and hands-on experience
  • An academic advisor for each student  
  • Strong educational infrastructure

Strong Foreign Language Education

  • Education in English
  • Professional English courses embedded in the curricula
  • Academic staff experienced in teaching in English

Strong Computer Education

  • Compulsory computer courses in all departments
  • Opportunity to follow courses, homework and projects on the Internet

Flexible Program Structure

  • Common courses in most of the departments during freshman year
  • Flexibility to transfer between departments
  • Minor and Double Major programs
  • Possibility of taking graduate-level courses
  • Individual programs developed according to the interest of the student

Education with close connection with the world

  • Internships
  • Social responsibility projects
  • Entrepreneurship courses
  • Summer schools and joint programs with universities abroad

Support for Finding Employment

  • Career center support to help students to find jobs before graduation
  • Employment opportunities at the holding companies

Scholarship and Financing Opportunities

  • High number of scholarship quota
  • Achievement grants
  • Opportunity for paying the tuition fee in 2 instalments
  • Student employment opportunities at the university

Advantages for Postgraduate Education

  • Scholarships for those who will pursue Master’s Degree education at the university
  • Opportunity to audit courses as a guest student with reduced fees after graduation
  • Opportunity to attend certificate programs with reduced fees

City University in Istanbul

  • Rich history, culture and natural beauties
  • City of entertainment, youth and students
  • Relatively cheap and quality life options
  • 9 faculties, 1 graduate school, 1 vocational school, 1 school of foreign languages.
  • Providing more than 100 programs.
  • There are 3 campuses and 1 affiliated hospital in the heart of Istanbul.
  • 1 of the 3 most preferable universities among the international students in Turkey 
  • 9820 students from 86 countries (of which 38% are international and 45,24% female)
  • There are more than 70 student clubs.
  • Altinbas University Library with 56.553 publications, over 1.350.000 electronic books and journals.
  • 40.000 mlargest health sciences campus among the universities in Turkey
  • Student/faculty member ratio 4 to 1
  • 1 fully equipped student guest house with a total of housing capacity 389 student
  • Links with more than 270 universities in 40 countries
  • Business partnerships with over 100 companies
Address: Mahmutbey, Dilmenler Cd. No:26, 34217 Bağcılar/İstanbul

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