The Confucius Institute at Yeditepe University (CIYU) was launched on September 27th, 2017, with over 220 members of faculty and students witnessing the historic moment on the eve of the Global Confucius Institute Day. The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Mr. YU Hongyang and the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Istanbul Mr. QIAN Bo attended the opening ceremony in the company of Mr. Bedrettin DALAN, the Founding and Honorary President, and Professor Canan Aykut BİNGÖL, the Rector of Yeditepe University. Vice Chancellor and Vice President Yang Kexin also attended the ceremony and gave a speech.
Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Yeditepe University was established by the İstanbul Education and Culture Foundation (İSTEK Vakfı) and served as a well-known and prestigious foundation university with the longest history and the highest number of enrolled students. The Confucius Institute at Yeditepe University is the fourth Confucius Institute in Turkey and also the eight official Confucius Institute of Nankai University.
The official website of Yeditepe University: http://www.yeditepe.edu.tr