TED University was established by an act of the Parliament dated July 07, 2009 (legislation # 5913
). The founder is the Turkish Education Association - Higher Education Foundation (TEDYÜV) which in turn was founded by the Turkish Education Association (TED).
The academic units of the University are:
First students are enrolled in September 2012, for the academic year of 2012-2013. TEDU Facts and Figures on the left column provides information about student numbers, faculty, staff and university spaces. The medium of instruction at TED University is English. Students are expected to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in English; otherwise they need to study at the English Language School for at least one year.
TED University offers liberal arts education with a common core content for one year, a major content for two years and a minor content for one year. A large selection of elective courses, innovative teaching pedagogies, a student centered approach, and a balanced focus on both the depth and breadth of knowledge are typical features of the education at TEDU.
TED University will be a learning, exploring institution of 4000-4500 students, bringing to Turkish higher education area a new scope through its educational profile, quality culture, international links and top quality academic staff.