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Flag of İYYÜ - Image by Ivan Sache, 24 January 2018
İYYÜ, established on 28 February 2009 by the Vatan Health and Education Foundation, is composed of 10 Faculties, 2 Vocational Schools and 3 Institutes.
The flag of İYYÜ (photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem. "T.C." stands for "Türkiye Cumhuriyeti", "Republic of Turkey".
Ivan Sache, 24 January 2018
Flag of İRÜ, three versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 4 July 2020
İRÜ (website) was established on 23 April 2015 by the Balcı Foundation (Balcı Vakfı, founded in 2020 by Mehmet Balcı). İRÜ is composed of 5 Faculties and 2 Vocational Schools.
The flag of İRÜ is white with different representations of the university's emblem:
- seal (photos, photo, photo, photo);
- seal and university's name beneath it;
- central element of the seal (photo)
Former flag of İRÜ - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 4 July 2020
The former flag of İRÜ (photo, photo) was red with a totally different emblem.
Ivan Sache & Tomislav Šipek, 1 August 2020
Flag of İZÜ, two versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2020
İZÜ (website) was established by the Foundation for the Dissemination of Knowledge.
The university is named for Pr. Sabahattin Zaim (1926-2007), one of the founding members of the Foundation for the Dissemination of Knowledge. After graduation from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara University in 1947, Zaim joined in 1953 İstanbul University, working until 1993 at the Faculty of Economics. From 1993 to 1998, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Sakarya University. In 2003-2004, he worked as Founding Rector of International University of Sarajevo. After 2006, he continued his service as a member of the Board of Trustees in International Balkan University in Skopje, Macedonia.
İZÜ is composed of 9 Faculties, 2 Institutes and 2 Vocational Schools.
İZÜ was established in Halkalı (Küçükçekmece district). on grounds that
once belonged to the Sultan II. Bayezid-i Veli Foundation and hosted the
first College of Agriculture ever established in the Ottoman Empire.
Agop Amaysan, returning from studies at the Grignon National School of Agriculture (France), was commissioned to found in 1884 the Halkalı School of Agriculture. The first students were admitted in 1889, indeed for veterinary studies. Among them was Mehmet Akif Ersoy (1873-1936), who stayed after graduation as a professor of Turkish language, and subsequently earned national fame as the author of the verses of the Turkish national anthem, İstiklâl Marşı (Independence March).
The flag of İZÜ (photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem.
Former flags of İZÜ - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2020
Former flags of İZÜ (photo, photo) were white with different emblems.
Ivan Sache & Tomislav Šipek, 26 June 2020
Flag of İstanbul 29 May University - Image by Ivan Sache, 12 December 2017
İstanbul 29 May University (İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi; website) was established in 2010 by the Turkish Diyanet Foundation. The name of the university is a reference to
the fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans, 19 May 1453.
The university is composed of 3 Faculties, 1 School and 1 Institute.
The flag of the university (photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem.
Ivan Sache, 12 December 2017
Flag of İSÜ - Image by Ivan Sache, 20 December 2017
İSÜ, established in 2015, is composed of 2 Faculties, 2 Institutes and 1 Vocational School.
The flag of İSÜ (photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem.
Ivan Sache, 20 December 2017
Flag of KHÜ, two versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 22 June 2020
KHÜ (website) was established in 1997 by the Kadir Has Foundation (Kadir Has Vakfı - HASVAK). KHÜ is composed of 7 Faculties, 1 School and 2 Vocational Schools.
Kadir Has (1921-2007) was born in Kayseri; his father, a self-made man who started out in Adana with many factories and trade organizations, became one of the richest men the country and was among the founders of Akbank.
Kadir Has became one of the most important businessmen in Adana through his work in the automotive trade. He moved to İstanbul in 1960, still mainly concentrating in the automotive trade, and again became one of the leading businessmen of the city. He founded Mercedes Automotive and Truck Factory, and for many years he worked as the chief executive officer and executive board member of this company. He established the Coca-Cola Company in Turkey. He was also among the partners of Peugeot minibus producers, under the trade name Karsan and he became the distributor for French Michelin tires.
The flag of KHÜ is blue, or white, with the university's emblem, which features its main building, the former Cibali Tobacco Factory located in the oldest part of İstanbul, close to the Golden Horn.
The Cibali Tobacco Factory, founded in 1884, was an important institution that changed the neighborhood socially and economically. Around the turn of the century its large factory building housed both tobacco processing and cigarette production. There were several reasons for locating such a large factory in this small neighborhood. At that time tobacco customs were collected in that area and many people who supplied the factory's manpower lived nearby. Indeed, if we look at the many photographs taken during the 1900s that document the life of the factory, the picture is quite remarkable. There were 1500 women and 662 men (a total of 2162 people) working there. The Tekel Cibali Cigarette Factory was, in fact, a small town complete with local police and civil servants, hospitals, a day care centre, grocery stores, schools, a fire department, sport facilities, trade unions, and restaurants.On March 1, 1925, after forty years of French administration and with the establishment of the republic, the control of the factory passed to the state. For many years the factory processed, stored and sold tobacco. Then in 1995 the factory, most of which by that time had been shut down, was totally abandoned. In 1997, the Finance Ministry handed the buildings over to Kadir Has University. Dr. Mehmet Alper was appointed architect in charge of restoration and renovation of the factory buildings into a university campus. In March 1998 the work began. Working together with university planners, the architects in charge of the restoration have taken great care to preserve the original character and architectural integrity of the buildings, while at the same time enhancing the space to suit the university's needs. Between 1998 and 2002, the Tekel Cibali Cigarette Factory was transformed, by the Kadir Has Foundation, from a warehouse that produced and sold tobacco into an institution of higher learning. After four years of restoration work, Kadir Has University Cibali campus officially opened its doors on February 13, 2002.
Other flags of Kadir Has University - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 22 June 2020
The university also uses white flags with the emblem surrounded by the university's name (photo, photo, photo).
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 1 August 2020
Flag of Maltepe University, current and former versions - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 29 June 2020
Maltepe University (website) was established by Law no. 4,282 promulgated on 9 July 1997. The university is managed by the İstanbul Marmara Education Foundation (İstanbul Marmara Eğitim Vakfı - İMEV).
The university is composed of 9 Faculties, 2 Schools, 1 Vocational School and 1 Conservatory.
The flag of Maltepe University (photo) is white with the university's emblem. The former flag of the university (photo, photo) was white with the former university's emblem.
Flag of Maltepe Hospital - Image by Ivan Sache, 1 August 2020
The Hospital of the Faculty of Medicine (Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi) uses a white flag with their logo (photo), derived from the university's logo: the line below the university's name is omitted and the website's URL is replaced by the hospital's name.
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 1 August 2020
Flag of MEF University - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 July 2020
MEF University (website) was established in Sarıyer in 2015 by the İbrahim Arıkan Education and Scientific Research Foundation (İbrahim Arıkan Eğitim ve Bilim Araştırmaları Destekleme Vakfı).
The foundation of Arıkanlı Holding dates back to 1972 when the MEF Tutoring Schools were established. Arıkanlı Holding A.Ş. was founded in 1996 when all the affiliate companies were joined together under one roof to achieve "strategic synergy and coordination".
MEF University is composed of the Faculties of Education; Law, Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences; Engineering; and Arts, Design and Architecture; and of the School of Foreign Languages.
The flag of MEF University (photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem.
Tomislav Šipek & Ivan Sache, 12 July 2020
Flag of FSMVÜ - Image by Ivan Sache, 19 January 2018
FSMVÜ (website) was established in 2010 by the General Directorate of Foundations, which commissioned five historical foundations:
- Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han Vakfı / Mehmet the Conqueror Foundation, established in 1470; Mehmet II seized Constantinople from the Byzantines in 1453;
- Sinan Ağa bin Abdurrahman Vakfı;
- Nurbanu Valide Sultan Vakfı;
- Hatice Sultan Vakfı;
- Abdullahoğlu Hacı Abdülaziz Ağa Vakfı.
FSMVÜ is composed of 7 Faculties, 6 Institutes and 2 Vocational Schools.
The flag of FSMVÜ (photo, photo, photo, photo, photo) is white with the university's emblem. "T.C." stands for "Türkiye Cumhuriyeti", "Republic of Turkey".
Ivan Sache, 19 January 2018
Flag of Murat Hüdavendigar University - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 June 2020
Murat Hüdavendigar University was established in 2012 by the Merve Foundation of Education and Culture (Merve Eğitim ve Kültür Vakfı).
The university was composed of 3 Faculties and 1 Institute.
The university's namesake is Sultan Murad I (1326-1389; reigned 1362-1389). His nickname, Hüdavendigar, derived from Persian "the Devotee of God", means "Sovereign".
In the aftermath of the aborted coup of 15 June 2016, Murat Hüdavendigar University was among the 15 universities were closed down by the Decree proclaiming the State of Emergency, adopted on 23 June 2016, for alleged links with the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ, the name given to the Gülen movement by the Turkish government). Another 35 five health institutions, 43 private educational institutes, 229 foundations and associations and 19 trade unions were closed by the same Decree.
Tomislav Šipek & , 10 June 2020
Flag of Nişantaşı University - Image by Tomislav Šipek, 8 July 2020
Nişantaşı University (website) was established on 31 May 2012 by the Nişantaşı Education and Culture Foundation, succeeding the Nişantaşı Vocational School, originally founded on 9 September 2009.
The university is composed of 3 Faculties, 3 Schools and 1 Vocational School.
The flag of the university (photo, photo, photo) is red with the university's emblem, all white.
Other flags of Nişantaşı University - Images by Tomislav Šipek, 8 July 2020
THe university also uses white flags with the emblem of the university (photo, photo, photo).
Ivan Sache & Tomislav Šipek, 8 July 2020