Counting down to celebrating the 250th year, Istanbul Technical University, one of the oldest technical universities of the world, was established with the name of “Mühendishane-i Bahr-i Hümayun” by Sultan Mustafa the Third. The first technical university of Turkey, İTÜ is identified with the education of engineering and architecture.
İTÜ pioneered the innovation movements during the Ottoman Empire period; and left its mark on the development, modernization and managementof the country during the Republic period.
İTÜ contributed with all efforts in every aspect of Turkey’s cities and anywhere in villages; with roads and bridges, factories and dams, communication networks and power plants. In addition to contributing to the development of the country for more than 2 centuries with brainpower, İTÜ has left marks in many areas by raising countless scientists, businesspeople, politicians and bureaucrats.
Mühendishane-i Bahri-i Hümayun
Mühendishane-i Berri-i Hümayun
School of Higher Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
Transition to Istanbul Technical University
Beginning of Undergraduate and Graduate Education
Establishment of Istanbul Turkish Music State Conservatory
Establishment of İTÜ Arıteknokent
İTÜSeed (Pre-Incubation Center – Acceleration – Incubation)
250th year in Higher Education