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MEF University

4.5 out of 5 (17 ratings / 17 reviews) Istanbul, Turkey
National and pioneer of quality education in Turkey with the MEF International School Educational Institutions The main objective of the mission is always in the field of education, the university has been created to consolidate a difference.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)
Law (1)



For this purpose, MEF University was founded by İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Support Foundation in order to continue this success of MEF Educational Institutions that make a difference with 47 years of knowledge and experience in education. 


Taking its first students in the 2014-2015 Academic Year, MEF University is on the way to become a university that creates added value on a global and local scale, with its different education and training model, which prioritizes entrepreneurship, innovative thinking and creativity.


MEF University is endowment-supported university, established with the mission to graduate internationally competitive forward-thinking students and to bring together leading research-oriented scholars, who will make globally-significant contributions to their professions, to science, and to technology.

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ICT services

MEF University provides full IT support, Wi-Fi access, computer labs and supports a digital learning management system. 

Student Life

Campus life

MEF University campus is located in Maslak, a financial and commercial center on the European side of Istanbul. Facilities are brand new, secure, and high-tech. The campus is conveniently situated within a walking distance from a Metro station, and adjacent to a culture and arts complex with a wide variety of activities.

Student Reviews

My Experience at MEF
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university has highly successful academic staff in their fields and they give a lot of importance to academic research. We use flip-learning which is beneficial to keep up with the digital world and the lectures are highly interactive. However, the university lack certain social facilities.

Short Summary of MEF University
Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

In my university, there is a particular model of learning model which is called flipped-learning. It based on active participation in class and also given objectives that should be done before and after class to students. I can't say that my university academic staff is well above another universities but they are pretty good in case of taking care of their students. We...

Provided by ESN rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am very happy to study in Industrial Engineering because there are lots of areas for me to work and I am interested in with current field of study topics like big data, economics, finance, optimization, statistics, consulting, marketing and so on. Every company no matter what the sector is needs an industrial engineer because we can work on different topics like I...