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Founding Foundation

Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University was established as a foundation university with the provisions of the higher education law by "İlim Yayma" Foundation. İlim Yayma Foundation was established on 31.03.1973 and it was considered as a public benefit foundation by the declaration of the Council of Ministers on 31.12.1974.


The Foundation has been established in order to encourage the extent of publicity both at home and abroad and to provide cash and in-kind benefits to talented students at every level of education. At the same time, it builds and manages schools, dormitories, libraries and course buildings. And also provides financial aid for official institutions and organizations with private and legal persons in line with the same purpose.  More information about the İlim Yayma Foundation can be found on the website: