As a heritage of the first medical school "Mekteb-i Tıbbiyye-i Şahane" dates back to 1903 in the history of Türkiye, University of Health Sciences was established in the same building on April 15, 2015 and, started education at 2016-2017 academic year in Istanbul. It is the first thematic state university at health sciences in Turkey, having the official authorization to establish schools and institutes abroad. At about one year later after the establishment, Gulhane Academy of Military Medicine, which were firstly opened with the name of Gulhane Seririyat Hospital on December 30, 1898 as the first institution to provide modern health education, was associated with University of Health Sciences. As well as civilian and non-citizen civilian students, University of Health Sciences has also been admitting military students studying on behalf of Ministry of National Defense and Ministry of Internal Affairs and military international students.
Mission & Vision
The mission of the University of Health Sciences is to be sensitive to social problems in the field of health, open to development and change, bring up internationally qualified individuals who are creative, solution-oriented, aware ethical rules and adopt universal principles.
Our vision is to supply academic needs in healthcare services in nationwide and worldwide, to be a research-oriented university with strong R&D, which will contribute to the manufacturing of domestic medicines, vaccines and devices.