All members of Özyeğin University develop entrepreneurial, transformative, and sustainable solutions as they fulfill the University’s core activities of education, research, and knowledge transfer. To this end, we are committed to serving as a national, regional, and global role model for a sustainable life style, and minimizing the negative environmental, social, and economic effects of our activities.

Share of Sustainability Funds in Research Funds

Share of Sustainability-Related Student Clubs in all Clubs

Share of Sustainability Courses in all Courses

Share of Sustainability-Certified Buildings (in all academic buildings)

A Look into 2030 From the Renewable Energy Perspective | Sustainability Talk Announcement

Date: December 1, 2021

Time:  12:40 – 13:30

Location: OzU-X B27

The Sustainability Talk “A Look into 2030 from the Renewable Energy Perspective” will feature Assistant Prof. Göktürk Poyrazoğlu from the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department at Özyeğin University.

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What’s This Thing We Call “Climate Crisis”? | Sustainability Talk Announcement

Date: November 25, 2021

Time:  12:40 – 13:30


The Sustainability Talk “What’s This Thing We Call Climate Crisis?” will feature Öykü Şenlen Gündoğan, researcher for Fossil Fuel Transition at E3G, a UK-based think-tank. 

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Sustainability Talks Series | 2021-2022 Fall Semester Program

As the Özyeğin University Sustainability Platform, one of the many events we organize in order to enhance the University’s knowhow in sustainability and promote the dissemination of knowledge in this field is the seminar series “Sustainability Talks”. The seminar series is designed to explore the multi-layer and complex topic of sustainability with invited speakers from different disciplines that bring an innovative approach to sustainability. The impact of the seminar series is augmented with interactive discussions that the series facilitates. 

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Joint Project by Özyeğin University and the Ministry of Industry and Technology: Integration of Rural and Urban Economies

Özyeğin University launched a new project “Integration of Rural and Urban Economies” under the auspices of the General Directorate for Development Agencies at the Ministry of Industry and Technology. The project will be led by the Sustainability Platform at Özyeğin University under the academic coordination of Dr. Faik Gür, an OzU faculty member. The project team will also feature Dr. Candan Türkkan. 

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Thinking About Our Common Future Through Art

The 2021 Orientation Program was held online this year due to the pandemic. As the Sustainability Platform, we held 7 simultaneous online workshops under the title of "Thinking Our Common Future Through Art" within the framework of the Earth Hour events program.

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The Pilot Study of the 2C1N Project Has Been Completed

The pilot study of the 2C1N Project, which we mentored as ÖzÜ SP, has been completed. The launch of the report prepared by 90 high school students, of which Özyeğin University and Zorlu Holding are stakeholders, to convey their demands for change to international decision makers, will take place at Özyeğin University on World Youth Day.

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OzU Gender Equality Unit Has Become The First Turkish Institution To Be A Member Of RINGS

Ozyegin University Gender Equality Unit has become the first institution in Turkey to become a member of The International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies (RINGS). With over 60 members from 32 countries, RINGS was established in 2014 and is located at the Institute of Thematic Gender Studies, a three-university co-operation between Karlstad, Linköping and Orebro universities in Sweden.

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