Universities are institutions dedicated to not only the quest and dissemination of knowledge, but also the creation of new knowledge. A research university is distinguished from others by the relative importance it places on the creation of new knowledge.

Özyeğin University strives to be one of the premier research universities of Turkey.

Universities are institutions dedicated to not only the quest and dissemination of knowledge, but also the creation of new knowledge. A research university is distinguished from others by the relative importance it places on the creation of new knowledge. At Özyeğin University, we place as much importance to excellence in research and graduate studies as we do to excellence in undergraduate education. One of the main missions of Özyeğin University is to be a leader in creating solutions to the problems of the humankind via cutting-edge research. At Özyeğin, we are motivated to conduct research which is relevant to real life, beneficial to the humankind and that increases the quality of our daily lives. As a research university, we also aim to educate future leaders through the process of discovery and creation of new knowledge,.