MEF University
Mef Üniversitesi

THE GLOBAL LEADER IN THE DIGITALIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: MEF UNIVERSITY

MEF University, which is the pioneer in high quality education in Turkey with its national and international schools, has produced more than 200 thousand students with leadership qualities since 1972.

MEF Education institutions, which always held as its main objective the consolidation of its mission in the education sphere with a distinctive university, founded the İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Support Foundation in 2008.

In order to sustain the success of the MEF Education Institutions that demonstrated their distinguished quality with 47 years of information accumulation and experience, and carry it over to higher education, MEF University was founded in 2012 by the İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Support Foundation.

MEF Üniversitesi

Identified with the novelties it brought to higher education since its foundation and kindling interest not only in Turkey but throughout the world thanks to the “Flipped Learning” method it applies, MEF University trains 3200 students in a manner that prioritizes innovative thinking, creativity, and creates added value on global and local terms in all its departments; namely, Education, Law, Economics Administrative and Social Sciences, Engineering, Art design and architecture, as well as the graduate schools of Social and Natural sciences.

MEF University, with its international academic and administrative structure, dynamic and accessible management approach and the innovative, environmentalist stance it embodies in its physical infrastructure, will continue its endeavors towards being a university that responds to the needs of our time, and one that presents a diploma that is relevant and respected throughout the world.

The Faculties, Graduate Schools and Departments in MEF University:

Faculty of Education

  • Elementary Mathematics Teaching
  • English Language Teaching
  • Guidance and Psychological Counseling

Faculty of Law

  • Law

Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences

  • Economics
  • Business administration
  • Psychology
  • Political Science and International Relations

Faculty of Engineering

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical-Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Art Design and Architecture

  • Interior Design
  • Architecture

Graduate School of Science and Technology

  • Smart Buildings and Sustainable Systems Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Information Technologies Graduate Program (Thesis) (English)
  • Information Technologies Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)
  • Big data Analytics Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)
  • Construction project management Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Architectural Design Graduate Program (Thesis) (English)
  • Supply Chain Management Graduate Program (Thesis) (English)
  • Supply Chain Management Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)

Graduate of Social Sciences

  • Private Law Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Private Law Graduate Program (Thesis) (Turkish)
  • Public Law Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Public Law Graduate Program (Thesis) (Turkish)
  • Human Rights Law Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Human Rights Law Graduate Program (Thesis) (Turkish)
  • International Security and Strategy Studies Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • International Security and Strategy Studies Graduate Program (Thesis) (Turkish)
  • Economy and Finance Graduate Program (Thesis) (English)
  • Economy and Finance Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)
  • Economy and Finance Graduate Program (Thesis) (Turkish)
  • Economy and Finance Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Business Administration Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)
  • Business Administration Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)
  • Learning Sciences Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (English)
  • Learning Sciences Graduate Program (Non-thesis) (Turkish)

Global pioneering acts by MEF University in Higher Education:

MEF University is the first university in the world to apply Flipped Learning in all its programs.

MEF University has shared its experiences in many higher education assemblies throughout the world, notably the US Assembly of rectors and continues to do so. In 2016, the Englishpublisher Emerald published a book on the experiences of MEF University on Flipped Learning.

As of now, we are receiving many visitors from many places like the USA and India and our university is receiving many invitations from around the world.

MEF University which has collaborated on “Adaptive Learning Platforms” with two global publishers, has applied adaptive learning, which through the utilization of artificial intelligence, presents a personal learning environment that adapts itself to the student.

The Flipped Learning Global Initiative, with its headquarters in the US, in a news report it published in February 2018, declared that the global standards of Flipped Learning are determined along with the pioneers in the world’s most respected universities the report named as Harvard, Stanford and MEF.

In the second, May 2018 issue of “Flipped Learning 3.0”, the international magazine published in the US, MEF University rector Prof. Dr. Muhammed Şahin, appeared on the cover; and on the third issue, Dr. Caroline Fell Kurban, the director of the MEF Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching did the same.

In 2018, due to the Flipped Learning approach it applies, MEF University was the only university from Turkey invited to the “Forming an education platform for Industrial Innovation” project spearheaded by Finland with the involvement of the Netherlands, Sweden, Russia and China as part of the Europe Erasmus+ Program.

In November 2018, the Flipped Learning Active Learning Standards International launch headed by the US- based Flipped Learning Global Initiative took place in MEF University. Also in November 2018, MEF university was awarded the “2018 International Flipped Learning Award” by the Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences.

For more information, visit: www.mef.edu.tr​​