As a research university, ÖzyeÄin University always opens new horizons and presents new opportunities to students to enable them to discover their true competencies. The Hüsnü M. ÖzyeÄin Foundation began its efforts to establish ÖzyeÄin University in the fall of 2005. Based on the results of these studies. Prof. Dr. Gençtürk served as the Vice President of Communications for the American Marketing Association Global Special Interest group for two consecutive terms between 2005 and 2010, and was elected as its Chair as of 2011. Prof. Erkut obtained an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Engineering of Bogazici University in 1980 and a Ph.D from the University of Florida in 1986, both in Industrial Engineering. Prof. Erkut, served as project leader for a number of externally-funded projects, founded an applied research center (at the University of Alberta, was the Founding Editor of INFORMS Transactions on Education, and published over 50 refereed journal articles in journals such as Operations Research. Faculty of Business Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Science Faculty of Law Faculty of Architecture and Design Graduate School of Engineering and Science Graduate School of Business Graduate School of Social Sciences School of Applied Sciences School of Languages (ScOLa) Despite her young age, ÖzyeÄin University has already managed to attract a large number of high quality graduate students, national and international. Our research funding, both from industry and government agencies, is at significant levels even for international universities. We have been placed at above the seventh position in “Intercollegiate Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index” announced by the Department of Science, Industry and Technology among all Turkish universities since the establishment of this index. Our Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is among the first ten recipients of TUBITAK grant supporting university TTOs. To become one of the top five research universities in Turkey in all of our academic areas To rank in top 200 worldwide in all individual departmental or faculty research rankings To produce research that is likely to make a societal or economic difference in the short term (such as technology that is close to commercialization, or reports that shape government or business policy or practice) ÖzyeÄin University strives to be one of the premier entrepreneurial research universities of Turkey. Its mission is to create, share, and apply knowledge in the service to society. At ÖzyeÄin, we are motivated to conduct research that is relevant to real life, beneficial to the humankind and targeted to increase the quality of our daily lives. As a research university, we aim to educate future leaders through the process of discovery and creation of new knowledge. Our faculty members are active researchers, globally well recognized in their respective areas. They are experienced in applying their research results in building novel businesses. ÖzyeÄin University is a national and international actor of research and collaborates with national and international organizations all around the world. Our researchers are strongly encouraged and supported to get into research partnerships with other researchers at national and international institutions.