İstanbul 29 Mayıs University, which was established by the Turkish Religious Foundation (Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı - TDV) in 2010, is a private university dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in social studies.
Students benefit from small classes and research opportunities.
The University offers multilingual education and has the highest number of foreign students in Turkey.
The University is also strengthened by its collaboration with the İstanbul 29 Mayıs University, library, which holds one of the most important collections in Turkey for the study of the Middle East and Islam.
The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in three faculties, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, and the Faculty of International Islamic and Religious Studies.