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Üsküdar University

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Üsküdar University
Üsküdar Üniversitesi
MottoOne step closer to understanding human nature[1]
PresidentNevzat Tarhan[2]
Academic staff
ColorsGreen and white   
University rankings
Regional – Overall
QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia[6]301-350 (2022)

Üsküdar University is a university in Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey. It is the first thematic university of Turkey in the field of Behavioral Health and Sciences. It was founded by the Human Values and Mental Health Foundation.[7]



At the beginning, NP Group opened the Turkish branch of Memory Centers of America on May 25, 1999, on Baghdad Street in Istanbul with the participation of the President of the Republic, Süleyman Demirel. Memory Centers, having accomplished implementing the "Brain check-up" and "Magnetic stimulation Treatment (TMS) (first in Turkey), continue to uninterruptedly offer new treatment methods in psychiatry effectively with its highly qualified, expert staff.

Memory Center adopted relying on scientific measurements in the diagnosis and the treatment of brain functions dealing with neurological and psychiatric diseases, realizing one year later, the second stage opening of its Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit on October 3, 2000 with the participation of Wenon Wells, the President of "Memory Center of America".

In February 2003, NP GROUP put into service a five-story center for Adult Neurology and Psychiatry in Feneryolu, and allocated the villa behind it for young children and adolescent psychiatry.

Since November 2006, NP GROUP has been using functional and volumetric MR visualization techniques. Then on March 20, 2007, they established the first and the only Neuropsychiatry Hospital in Turkey, and began meeting the needs for an in-patient institution and with the participation of Bülent Arınç, President of Grand National Assembly of Turkey, inaugurated the hospital.

In June 2009, NP GROUP started the first Clinical Pharmacogenetic Laboratory in Neuropsychiatry in Turkey, and on August 10, 2009, established the service of Child and Adolescent Psychology and adult psychiatry at NP ISTANBUL Polyclinic at Etiler.

Üsküdar University has been officially established since March 3, 2011.[8]



Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

  • Computer Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics (Turkish)
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics (English)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences'

  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Psychology (English)
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Child Development
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Ergotherapy
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare Management
  • Social Work
  • Audiology
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Faculty of Communication studies|Communications

  • Media and Communication Systems
  • Advertising Design and Communication
  • New Media and Journalism
  • Radio, Television and Cinema
  • Visual Communication Design

School of Medicine

School of Dentistry

Graduate institutes


Institute of Science and Technology

  • Department of Molecular Biology Graduate Program
  • Department of Bioengineering Master's Program

Institute of Health Graduate Studies

  • Department of Nursing Doctoral Program
  • Hospital Management Graduate Program
  • Department of Nursing Graduate Programs
  • Occupational Health and Safety Master's Program
  • Neuroscience Graduate Program
  • Master of Social Work Program

Institute of Social Sciences Graduate Studies

  • Clinical Psychology Masters Program
  • Neuromarketing Graduate Program
  • Applied Psychology Graduate Program

Institute of Tasawwuf Sufi Studies

Vocational schools of higher education

  • Oral and Dental Health
  • Surgery Services
  • Anesthesia
  • Biomedical Device Technology
  • Child Development
  • Dental Prosthesis Technology
  • Dialysis
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Electroneurophysiology
  • Care and Rehabilitation Program Students With Disabilities
  • Physical Therapy
  • Food Technology
  • First And Emergency Aid
  • Worker's Health And Job Safety
  • Audiometry
  • Opticians
  • Orthopedic Prosthetic And Orthotic
  • Perfusion Techniques
  • Radiotherapy
  • Health Services Management
  • Social Services
  • Medical And Aromatic Plants
  • Medical Documentation And Secretariat
  • Medical Laboratory Techniques
  • Medical Promotion and Marketing
  • Medical Imaging Techniques
  • Elderly Care Services

See also



  1. ^ "Üsküdar University". Üsküdar University. Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  2. ^ "University Executive Board". Üsküdar University. Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  3. ^ "Academic Staff - Üsküdar Üni". Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  4. ^ "Sayılarla Üsküdar Üniversitesi". Üsküdar University. Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  5. ^ "Study in Turkey". Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2015-05-26.
  6. ^ "QS World University Rankings-Emerging Europe & Central Asia". Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  7. ^ "The First Thematic University Of Turkey Has Been Opened". Üsküdar University. 2022-05-07. Retrieved 2022-06-15.
  8. ^ "History". Üsküdar University. Retrieved 2022-06-15.

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