List of Top Textile Engineering Colleges/Universities in Turkey

Textile sector provides for the dressing need which is one of the basic physiological requirements of humanity. So, we can say it is one of the oldest manufactures of the globe and also the headstone of the industrialization. Currently the textile sector is much more than a mere provider of dressing need as it has connections with almost all of the other sectors. Due to this rapid and functional property of the sector, textile education has made a great progress which is still continuing in Turkey.

In the present study, the development in Turkish textile education is analyzed shortly at first. After that, the results of a field study which aims to evaluate the demographic properties and the future visions of Turkish textile engineering students are represented. 
Textile study in Turkey
Fig: Textile study in Turkey
Textile sector has an important place in Turkey and has kept its significance as a locomotive in national development for a long time. Also it is still one of the most competitive sectors of the country. Some university have started textile engineering technology. Here I have highlighted some reputed textile engineering colleges and universities in Turkey.

List of Textile Engineering Universities in Turkey
Istanbul Technical University - School of Textile Technologies and Design
Address: Gumussuyu, Ionu Cad. 87 - 34437 Taksim - Istanbul - Turkey
Tel: +90 212 292 96 28
Fax: +90 212 251 88 29
Web :

Ege University - Faculty of Engineering - Textile Engineering Department
Address: 35100 Bornova - Izmir - Turkey
Tel: +90 232 388 78 59
Fax: +90 232 342 14 10

Yeditepe University
Istanbul, Turkey
Website URL:
Subjects include: Fashion, Textiles.

Gaziantep University
Sehitkamil, Gaziantep, Turkey
Address: K. 27310Sehitkamil, GaziantepTurkey
Telephone: +90 (342) 360 1200
Telefax: +90 (342) 360 1013
Website URL:
E-mail address:
Subjects include: Textile Engineering.

Haliç University
Haliç University is a foundation university, which was founded in 1998 by the Children Leukemia Foundation, which obtained much love and respect both in Turkey and over the world.

Address: Şehremini Mh., 34104 Fatih/Istanbul Province, Turkey
Phone: 0212 530 5024
Subjects include: Textile Engineering.

Erciyes University
Erciyes University is a Turkish institute of higher education located in Kayseri, Turkey. As of 4 April 2006, a total of 28,474 students were studying for their bachelors degree and postgraduate studies.

Address: Köşk Mh., 38030 Kayseri/Kayseri Province, Turkey
Phone: 0352 437 4901
Enrollment: 41,225 (2011)
Founded: 1978

Centennial University
Van, Turkey
Telephone: +90 (432) 225 10 24
Telefax: +90 (432) 225 10 09
Website URL:
E-mail address:

Marmara University
Istanbul, Turkey
Subjects include: Textile Engineering.

Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University is a Turkish state university dedicated to the higher education of fine arts. It is located in the Fındıklı neighborhood of İstanbul, Turkey.
Address: Turkey
Founded: January 1, 1882

Abdullah Gül University
Abdullah Gül University founded in 2010 is a state university in its preliminary stage. It primarily emphasizes merit and excellence in technical fields.

Izmir Ekonomi University
Sakarya caddesi 156, Balcova35330 IzmirTurkey
Subjects:Fashion & Apparel.

Cukurova University
Çukurova University has eleven faculties, three colleges, seven vocational colleges, three institutes and twenty six research and application centers.

Address: Çukurova Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi, 01330 Sarıçam, Turkey
Phone: 0322 338 6084

Namik Kemal University
The Namik Kemal University was founded 2006 under the administration of the Trakya University Rectorate Enver Duran. The University is based on a strong and old background of 26 years.

Address: Değirmenlatı Yerleşkesi Tekirdağ, 59100 Tekirdağ, Turkey
Phone: 0282 293 3866

Bitlis Eren University
Subjects include: Textile Engineering.

Bartin University


Fırat University
Firat University first opened on november 7 1970 with Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The University officially opened on 1975. Firat University is one of the biggest academical institutions in the East of Turkey, established in 1975 in Elazig.

Address: Bilgi İşlem Dairesi, Enformatik Bölümü, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
Phone: 0424 237 0000
Founded: 1975

Uludag University - Faculty of Engineering and Architecture - Textile Engineering Department

Address: Görükle – 16059, Bursa - Turkey
Tel: +90 224 294 2046
Fax: +90 224 294 1903

Pamukkale University
Pamukkale University, founded in 1992 in Denizli in the Denizli Province of Turkey, is a young institution which has been developing rapidly with 30,000 students and 1400 academicians.

Address: Çamlaraltı Mh. Pamukkale Üniversitesi Pk:20070 Denizli Merkez/denizli, 20070, Turkey
Phone: 0258 296 2000
Subjects include: Textile Engineering. 
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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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