On July 20th, 1982 Yildiz Technical University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences was established and both M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies began to be exercised with 6 departments and 11 programs. Today, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences contains 26 departments and totally 143 M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs.


The Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences aims to help to increase the number of distinguished scientists in our country, who are able to generate science and technology, who can enable that science and technology to be used for public economical good and who contribute to science and technology generated worldwide, in terms of both of quantity and quality.


The Graduate School aims to educate creative, enterprising, investigative individuals suited to teamwork who constantly renew themselves and have internalized ethical values; and believes in the importance of creating a university community based on sustainable learning.


Our school carries out work which prioritizes scientific research and development of technology in order to facilitate the dissemination of technology and science in society in national and international collaboration.


Yildiz Technical University cooperates with a wide range of international universities, for example USA, Japan, UK, Malaysia. The collaborations differ from exchange of staff, students and PhD's to offering joint educational activities.