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Mission, Vision and Values


Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University is committed to shaping virtuous leaders of the highest calibre and skill who embrace the values of our civilization, and are dedicated to pursuing scientific inquiry, serving humanity and  its future.


IZU strives to be a leading international research university recognized for its academic excellence, pioneering publications, distinguished graduates and advanced infrastructure, while ranked among the top five-non profit Waqf universities in Turkey.


  1. Scientific Inquiry
  2. Integrity
  3. Fairness
  4. Academic Freedom
  5. Justice
  6. Originality
  7. Innovation
  8. Respect
  9. Assertiveness
  10. Environmental Stewardship