About Üsküdar - Strategic Goals

  • To train qualified staff for  the developing health sector (especially in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and neurology) in Turkey and in the region.
  • To conduct scientific studies to develop and preserve mental health of people and society.
  • To contribute to education system in general, compatible with the Bologna process and appropriate to the goals and vision determined by SPO (State Planning Organization) in line with the socio-cultural development of Turkey.
  • To contribute to  science in the moral and spiritual field and to the ethical values; to which is attached more importance in developing countries,  which holds the potential of becoming more significant in the near future. To deal with the studies of patient rights, medical ethics, bioethics in a historical process. To train experts, competent on the patient rights and creator of ethical standards, and moral counselors, knowledgeable with psycho-social structures of the patients, as implemented in the hospitals in developed countries. To recover the damages of the mental health of society, caused by the non- conformist attitudes to mental, scientific, and religious values such as spiritualists, healers, and magicians. To produce scientific solutions related to this, to train spiritual counselors knowledgeable with universal, spiritual values.
  • By promoting Istanbul, a world city in many areas, as the center of attraction in mental health, and by exporting health service and education to contribute to the national economy.
  • With the introduction of different  foreign languages into our education in  the future and thus by making our country more attractive for prospective foreign students to come to Turkey, to support the economy and reputation of our country.
  • Taking the socio-cultural dynamics of the country into consideration, to preserve the mental health of the individual and the society. It is known that the World Health Organization (WHO) has submitted projects for suicide prevention to the world parliaments, has mentioned about the intensity of depression and has announced that if no precautions are taken, it will be the World’s biggest health problem by 2020. We feel obliged   to make significant contribution in this field.
  • To promote the University as a center of attraction for the highly qualified academic members in the international academia.
  • To conduct scientific and social researches in order to acquaint the humanity with the socio-cultural and historical wealth of the country.
  • To develop new tools via specially devised  organizations in order to provide the society with new inventions and patents, produced by the University.
  • To implement the most recent and advanced methods and techniques to education and training, to promote all academic staff to attend in-service training in order to learn and implement the latest changes in technology.
  • To generalize the interdisciplinary approach to education, research, and applications.
  • Within the framework of EU (Erasmus)and Farabi exchange programs, to encourage the Students and Faculty Members for  Exchange Programs
  • To encourage the projects contributing to regional and national development
  • To create and conduct partnership projects with research groups and institutions in prominent national and foreign universities
  • To foster an environment for seminars, conferences, and workshops for the students to meet on a common ground with businessmen, scientists, and successful figures in their fields
  • To support the students’ clubs, activities, and organizations
  • With an approach in which all are participatory, innovative, entrepreneurial, human oriented, interacting with the stakeholders, open to change in accordance with the feedback constantly  received, to prefer and implement a management style which does not make any concessions in  the universal, academic, and ethical values
  • To ensure the accreditation in  education, training and service quality  offered by the University and to move forward continually in  the total quality management
  • To complete  the construction of all buildings of University campuses within the next five years, to build up popular places in the campus for the students in order to fulfill their social and cultural needs and enrich the campus with physical and  visual details to give a unique stylish identity to their place.