Istinye University was founded by the 21. Yüzyıl Anadolu Vakfı (the 21st Century Anatolian Foundation) in 2015, as the culmination of the 25-year knowledge and experience of the MLPCare Group, which has brought three different hospital brands together; “Liv Hospital”, “Medical Park” and “VM Medical Park”. With its strong academic staff devoted to innovative research and education, Istinye University aims to take a permanent place among the most prestigious universities in Turkey and in the World, by contributing to the generation of new knowledge with high academic quality while conveying existing knowledge to its students in order to equip them with advanced knowledge.
Applying a student-oriented approach at every process, Istinye University aims to extend the limits of science with the help of its scholars, putting new scientific findings into practice for well-being of society, and providing high quality, accessible healthcare services in compliance with its vision of being a scientific research center. Conducting educational, research and social service activities at a global scale, it offers a learning and development environment comprising art and technology as well as a broad spectrum of knowledge. Istinye University educates its students as individuals who are equipped with leadership skills, who rely on the power of science, who follow the latest developments in the world, who can think critically; who appreciate ethical and moral values, who have the habit of improving themselves and using their creativity consistently. It refers its alumni to various work environments, in which they can use those skills they have acquired at Istinye University, especially to the Medical Park, the VM Medical Park and the Liv Hospitals, that are brought together under the roof of MLPCare Group. Istinye University aims to play a prominent role in the social, cultural, economic, scientific and technologic development of our society and contribute to the improvement of humanity by educating competent, creative and visionary individuals.