Maltepe University was founded in 1997 and today it has become an internationally recognized global university providing educational services with 9 faculties, 3 graduate schools, 2 schools and a vocational school with the motto "Free in Thought, Modern in Education and Universal in Science".
The EUA, TASSA, IMHE memberships and ERASMUS exchange programme co-operations with 75 universities serve as the accelerating pointer for the internationalization of Maltepe University.
Maltepe University has an aim to educate students not as individuals seeking jobs after graduation, but as unique graduates who are being sought-after in their arenas of education, who have reached the universal level in their majors, who believe in the guidance of science in order to solve social problems, who are respectful to other thoughts and beliefs, who have strong national and moral values and competent in at least one foreign language to follow-up the developments in the world.
Alongside a strong focus on their professional arena, Maltepe University gives equal importance to national, international, cultural and social activities, which allow students to proceed to their professional and personal lives as happy and healthy individuals. The campus, located in the heart of nature, provides its students with the privilege of studying at an environmentally friendly university.