ABOUT FATİH SULTAN MEHMET VAKIF UNIVERSITY
“Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif University (FSMVU) is a newly established higher education institute whose goal is to be at the forefront of Turkish higher education and research.Its supporting waqf, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif was however, established in 1470 and has been providing such facilities for over five centuries. FSMVU emerged from the historical waqf tradition which played an influential role in the scientific, civic, and cultural life throughout Ottoman history. Being priviledged to have its origins in the centuries old civic and academic heritage, FSMVU strives to carry on this tradition by combining traditional education with contemporary knowledge.
FSMVU is located on the historical peninsula of Istanbul’s European side. Therefore, FSMVU has a unique mission for the Turkish Higher Education system in the heart of Istanbul where daily life intertwines with culture, history, and art. Located in the cradle of civilization, FSMVU is the academic face of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, reflected in the diversity of languages that make up our curriculum. FSMWU hosts all members of the higher education community, from faculty members and researchers, to graduate and undergraduate students.”
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