Kadir Has University was established in Istanbul, Turkey in 1997 by Eng. Kadir Zaki Has, who was known for his love of science and knowledge with the aim of graduating trained and specialized individuals with confidence and high efficiency.

The university was ranked 100th at the level of  Turkish universities  and 3000th at the level of international universities. It is also among the universities recognized in the European Union countries and a number of Arab countries, led by Iraq, Egypt and Jordan. It also established partnerships and obtained many International recognitions.

The university campus is distinguished by containing an integrated medical center and a center for providing psychological consultations, as well as 45 cultural, scientific, sports and social clubs. The university prepares various workshops for students of technical and administrative specializations.