Yeditepe University proved its quality with evaluations from both national and international institutions as the first foundation university in Turkey to pass the European University Association Institutional Evaluation Program with its global education. With its international partnerships, Yeditepe University gives its students and professors with the experience of participating in international initiatives, as well as maintaining on track towards the goal of enhancing educational quality on a daily basis by completing several accreditation processes.
The Faculty of Dentistry has been accredited by the Joint Commission International and has received BS-EN-ISO 9001 quality assurance system certification. The faculty got its third JCI certification for the third time, making it the first in Turkey to do so. It also passed the American Dentistry Association’s educational accreditation in October of 2014. (ADA).
In addition, in 2008, the Faculty was granted ISO 9001 certification in the areas of education and patient care services, as well as accreditation from the European Federation of Periodontology for a graduate school of Periodontology in 2005 and a European Educational Union Certificate from the Association for Dental Education in Europe – ADEE in 2008. In 2014, the EFP evaluation was renewed and authorized till 2022.
The Accreditation Board of National Pharmaceutical Education (ECZAK) and the Association for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Pharmacy Education Programs have granted the Faculty of Pharmacy “Full Accreditation” for six years, making it the first among foundation university pharmacy faculties (ECZAKDER).
Faculty of Education is a member of the European Teacher Education Network, and its Turkish Language and Literature Teaching, English Language Teaching and Guidance, and Psychological Counseling programs are ready for accreditation.
After receiving their second FEDEK accreditations, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has ensured its quality by awarding five-year FEDEK certificates to Anthropology, Translation and Interpretation Studies, Sociology, History, English Language and Literature, Mathematics, Psychology, Turkish Language and Literature, Sociology, and History. TÜRKAK has additionally accredited the Physics Department’s Metrology (Calibration) Laboratory to TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 standards.
The Association of Engineering Education Programs Evaluation and Accreditation (MÜDEK) awarded the Faculty of Engineering accreditation in the fields of computer, electrical-electronics, genetics, bioengineering, chemistry, mechanics, industrial, and systems engineering. It was acknowledged as Turkey’s first Education Center after the third inspection.
As a result of an on-site inspection by a visiting team from the National Medical Education Accreditation Board, the Faculty of Medicine gained full accreditation from the Association of Evaluation and Accreditation of Medical Education Programs (UTEAK / TEPDAD) (UTEAK).
In addition, the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world’s most influential setter of health standards, accredited the Yeditepe University Hospital’s full system and standards. As a consequence of the third examination, it was designated as Turkey’s first Education Center.