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Bezmialem Vakif University

Bezmialem Vakif University (BVU) vision is to be a leading university in the fields of medical sciences and education, which is taken as a local and global reference point with its education, research and services and members proud of being a part of it.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (1)



BVU has been founded as a first thematic research university in the Health and Life Sciences fields in Turkey. However, its roots go back to 1843, when the hospital was founded to take care of indigent patients.


The University Hospital is the first hospital in our history and the campus is located at the center of Istanbul and we have:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Health Sciences ( Nursing, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Audiology)
  • Institute of Health Sciences
  • Department of Foreign Languages & Preparatory School.

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Student Life

Campus life

Our campus is on Vatan Street, which has the most convenient location for public transport, situated in the heart of Istanbul's historical center.

The Eyup Campus will consist of Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Science, Health Services Vocational School and Institute of Forensic Science.

The University provides a wide range of opportunities to spend their free time. Enjoy sport facilities, cafeterias within the campus, join student clubs, attend conferences and seminars about a number of subjects. You can also find a shopping mall and nice restaurants close to the campus.

We also hold spring festival every year in which activities such as contests, exhibitions and concerts are performed.

Sports facilities

BVU has the following sports facilities: 2 table tennis court, 1 tennis court, 1 Volleyball field, 1 Basketball field.

Student clubs

  • Anime & Manga Club
  • Photography Club
  • Travel & Organization Club
  • Culture, Art & Literature Club
  • Music Club
  • Movie Club
  • Social Development & Responsibility Club
  • Medical Research Club
  • Drama Club
  • Turkish MSIC Club

Student Reviews

great thinging make great leader
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

i am alot of things about my study

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Bezmialem Vakıf University have a hospital. So we could be intern. We had a chance to practice.

My Academic Life
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I finished my four-year undergraduate education Nutrition and Dietetics in Turkey in 2018. The subject of my undergraduate thesis was 'EAT DİSGUSTİNG REALATİONSHİP WİTH BODY MASS INDEX'. While I was in the last year, I made a presentation called 'SALT AND HEALTH' in a seminar organized by intern dietician students in Istanbul. At the end of the 4th year, I went to...