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Harvard and Yale’s “Positive Psychology” class is taught at Üsküdar University

Positive Psychology, known as “Science of Happiness” aims to advance personal skills such as empathy, emotional intelligence, dealing with problems. Positive Psychology class that is being taught in Yale and Harvard Universities has been a mandatory class at Üsküdar University…

Üsküdar University became the only Turkish Center of Excellence selected by UNESCO TWAS

UNESCO TWAS selected Üsküdar University, where many international students carry out their doctorate scientific studies with the support of TÜBİTAK, as the only Turkish University assigned as the Center of Excellence. Üsküdar University has taken its place as the Center of…

“2019 Prof. Fuat Sezgin Year” collaborative agreement signed

“2019 Prof. Fuat Sezgin Year” was announced on the Presidency public mandate and a collaborative protocol was signed between Prof. Fuat Sezgin Research Foundation for the History of Science in Islam (İBTAV), Kırıkkale University and Üsküdar University. Üsküdar University…

Üsküdar University Attends G20 5th Brain Initiative / Neuroscience Summit

Üsküdar University will attend the 5th Brain Initiative / Neuroscience Summit within the scope of G20 on 26 - 27 November 2018 at Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The scientists that conduct researches on the brain will come together at the summit that is supported by Üsküdar University.…

Remarkable experiences of Erasmus students!

Üsküdar University Erasmus students shared their remarkable experiences with other students in the event “The Unknowns about Erasmus”, moderated by Department Head of Bioengineering Tuğba Sevimoğlu. The various experiences of Erasmus students include sending internship related…

Educational collaboration established between Üsküdar and Kenya

An educational collaboration can between Üsküdar University and Kenya Ministry of Education is signed.  A collaborative agreement on education is signed by Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan and Kenya Minister of Education İzzettin Abdi at Senate Meeting Hall.“We…

Wikidata celebrated the 6. Birthday at Üsküdar University

Andy Mabbett, Başak Tosun, Zafer Batık answered questions regarding the unknown and intriguing parts of Wikipedia’s in the event held at Üsküdar University Nermin Tarhan Conference Hall organized by Directorate of Health, Culture and Sports as well as Science Office Club.“Wikipedia…

Sufi Studies Seminar Series continues with Lawrence and cooke

Another Sufism seminar took place at Üsküdar University's Institute for Sufi Studies. The public seminar offered by Prof. miriam cooke and Prof. Bruce Lawrence and was held at the Nermin Tarhan Conference Hall at Üsküdar University’s Main Campus.Prof. miriam cooke's…

The Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mr. Binali Yıldırım received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Üsküdar University

The Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mr. Binali Yıldırım pointed out that the people and institutions are motivated to make reference to the areas they have identified and continued “Üsküdar University is eager to apply a multi-disciplinary approach in diagnosis to…

FEDEK Accreditation documents are presented

Üsküdar University Psychology Turkish-English, Molecular Biology and Genetics Turkish-English Philosophy Departments’ FEDEK accreditation participation certificates are presented to the Deans of the faculties in a meeting held in Main Campus Senate Meeting Hall.Üsküdar University…

An educational collaboration between Üsküdar and India

An educational collaboration is signed between Üsküdar University and Indian Markaz Shaping A Cultur University. Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan, Vice President Prof. Mehmet Zelka, Markaz Shaping A Cultur University President Dr. Mah Al Kandi and the faculty members…

Dakka University committee visited Üsküdar University

The President of Bangladesh’s Dhaka University, Prof. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Islamic University and Chittaqong University faculty members visited Üsküdar University.The President of Üsküdar University Prof. Nevzat Tarhan, Vice President Prof. Mehmet Zelka, President of Dhaka University…

Üsküdar University visited the Knowledge Foundation in Azerbaijan

Üsküdar University Director of International Relations Emre Üçsular met with Executive Director of Knowledge Foundation Oktay Samadov and employees in Azerbaijan. Emre Üçsular was informed about the activities and educational projects of the Knowledge Foundation.Emre…

Cooperation agreement received widespread coverage in Logos journal

The cooperation agreement signed between the Üsküdar University and the Logos Psychological and Speech Development Center in Azerbaijan in June received widespread coverage in the September issue of the journal Logos.Cooperation between the two institutions in the field of education and health…

Prof. Omid Safi lectured on Madhab-e Eshq

Prof. Omid Safi, Director of the Duke University Islamic Studies Center, spoke about the path of the radical lovers, those of the Madhab-e Eshq. Prof. Omid Safi described the Madhab-e Eshq as an astrolabe based on a story from Mevlana’s Masnavi. He continued, “Love is an astrolabe; like…

UK’s leading university paid a visit to Üsküdar University

Sophie Turnbull, the Director of International Communications of the University of Bristol, the University of the West of England, paid a visit to Üsküdar University.The meeting was held at Üsküdar University Vice President Prof. Muhsin Konuk’s office where possible partnership…

Prof. Omid Safi will be at Üsküdar University

Duke University Islamic Research Center Director and winner of the “DOST Service to Islam Award,” Prof. Omid Safi will give a conference at Üsküdar University on “Radical Love: Mazhab-e Aşk". The conference, on Thursday, October 11, will be open to the public.  Duke…

You Need to Realize! Don’t Leave Them Alone

Üsküdar University and NPİSTANBUL Brain Hospital initiate an awareness movement for October 10, World Mental Health Day with a slogan of “You Need to Realize. Don’t Leave Them Alone”. It is aimed to raise awareness of teenagers against all kinds of threats such as peer victimization…

Üsküdar University is preferred by more than 18 thousand students

Üsküdar University accepted 5 thousand new students and therefore reached to have more than 18 thousand students in total. Üsküdar University, which is one of the most preferred universities and the first thematic University with its 5 faculties, 1 Vocational School and 5 Institutes,…

Prof. miriam cooke spoke about women saints in Islam

Duke University Faculty Member Prof. miriam cooke came to İstanbul in order to give a lecture and a conference at the Üsküdar University Institute for Sufi Studies. In a public conference, Prof. cooke provided information about women saints in Islam such as Rabia, Laila Aisha, Bibi Fatima…

Üsküdar University attended the opening ceremony of new academic year at the Presidential Complex

Üsküdar University committee attended President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 2018 - 2019 Academic Year Opening Ceremony of Higher Education at the helm of Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan.  New academic year ceremony is conducted at Presidency Complex Beştepe…

Entertaining orientation program held for international students

2018-2019 academic year orientation program organized for International Students was held at Main Campus, Nermin Tarhan Conference Hall.The academic staff introduced their departments to the new international students.Students received information on lecture contents and how the whole process works.…

Prof. miriam cooke will give lectures on “Islam, Culture and Women”

Duke University Faculty Member Prof. miriam cooke will be in Istanbul to give lectures at the Üsküdar University Institute for Sufi Studies. Prof. miriam cooke will give lectures and conferences between October 3 and October 24. Prof. cooke will discuss “Crossing Borders: Literary Perspectives…

Prof. Tarhan’s ‘Faith in the Laboratory’ book is on sale in Amazon

Üsküdar University President Psychiatrist - Author Prof. Nevzat Tarhan has shared his views on faith and science altogether. Prof. Tarhan has a new book after publishing, “Rumi Therapy” called “Faith in the Laboratory” and its English edition is on sale in Amazon.com.…

Prof. Nevzat Tarhan elected as a Councilor of ECNS

Üsküdar University Founding President Psychiatrist Prof. Nevzat Tarhan and Neurology Specialist Assoc. Prof. Barış Metin are selected to be Councilors of ECNS. Elections and re-elections of Officers and Councilors have taken place at the ECNS annual meeting in Pittsburgh, September…

Üsküdar University was in Interpol

Üsküdar University attended the 8. European Academy of Forensic Science Conference at the helm of Prof. Sevil Atasoy. Dr Faculty Member Kaan Yılancıoğlu’s presentation attracted great attention in the conference where forensic sciences, ballistic training, cross-examination of the…

Üsküdar University’s project became a subject in British journal

Üsküdar University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Psychology Department Teaching Assistant Şehadet Ekmen and her students became the subject of the British ChangeMarkers journal as regards to the visit they did to orphanages in Hatay.  Therapy to refugee orphan childrenŞehadet…

Üsküdar University Attended ECNS Congress

Üsküdar University committee attended ECNS Congress in the US. Prof. Nevzat Tarhan, Prof. Kemal Arıkan, Prof. Sermin Kesebir and Assoc. Prof. Barış Metin attended the Congress in which the session on “Gamma Oscillations as a Biomarker in Psychiatric Disease” was conducted at…

Turkish Airlines thanked the President for his help to the baby in the plane!

Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan helped a baby in the Turkish Airlines plane, on his way to America. Due to Prof. Tarhan’s help, the baby’s fever went down and completed the travel in a healthy state. The representatives of the Turkish airlines thanked Prof. Tarhan…

Prof. Tarhan contributed to Turkey - Sierra Leone “Friendship Bridge”

The construction of culture center, mosque and Qur’an course by the support of Turkey and Sierra Leone Friendship and Brotherhood Organization in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, is aimed to improve the friendship bridge between the two countries. Üsküdar University President…