PÎRÎ REİS UNIVERSITY FULL SPEED AHEAD
‘’THE FUTURE IS HERE’’
“To be a good mariner,
To be a good engineer,
To be a good lawyer,
To be a good business executive,
Is to be on the path of Piri Reis.”
Piri Reis University was established on February 8, 2008, by the support and sponsorship of the whole Turkish Maritime Sector consists of approximately 7500 companies, and the Turkish Chamber of Shipping (DTO) through the Turkish Maritime Education Foundation (TUDEV).
It specializes in and conducts studies in all areas of maritime technology and marine studies and aims to produce dedicated, self-confident individuals who are at home with modern technology and able to access the necessary information.
Our university provides this education through 10 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs.
2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR UNDERGRADUATE-ASSOCIATE-GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering
FACULTY OF LAW
FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
Economics and Finance
International Business and Trade
Maritime Business Management
International Logistics and Transportation
Information Management Systems Department
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Information Systems Engineering
MARITIME HIGHER VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
Maritime Transportation and Management Programme
Maritime and Port Management Programme
Marine Engineering Programme
Ship Construction Programme
Marina and Yacht Management Programme
Marine Brokering Programme
Graduate School of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Science and Engineering
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT SEA ON THE PİRİ REİS TRAINING SHIP
• Over the course of our 2015-2019 summer internships, in addition to Pîrî Reis students, students from local and foreign universities took also took part. In total, 1500 students were provided with internship opportunities on their own training ship under the supervision of expert academicians.
MORE THAN 50 SHIPS WORKING SIMILTANEOUSLY WITH 17 SIMULATOR MODULES
An Opportunity to Use the Ship even before Boarding
• The Pîrî Reis University Naval Campus Simulation Center, is fully compliant with World maritime education standards. It comprehensively covers all global maritime routes and has been completed with the most up-to-date contemporary operating facilities. It has been in operation since the 2016-2017 academic year. .
MULTI-PURPOSE TRAINING POOL
The Training Pool within the Applied Marine Training Center was designed with dual function in mind as it can be used both for swimming purposes while also serving as a wave simulator. The training pool is designed to teach students marine survival techniques and rescue methods. The pool also has the capacity to provide basic SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) and Independent Underwater Respirator diving training - STCW (Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping).
Practical training regarding Seafarer Training and Certification Standards are provided.
AIMS OF SPECIALIZATION IN MARITIME LAW
The Piri Reis Faculty of Law, with both Public and Private Law departments, aims to specialize in Maritime Law.
A University Strong in Quality
Pîrî Reis University implemented ISO 9001 procedures in 2016-2017 for management systems within the scope of quality studies and carried out in all University units. The National Higher Education Council (YÖK) was informed about the desire of Piri Reis to participate in the accreditation and external evaluation of quality processes and was selected by YÖK from among 50 universities.
UNIVERSITY AND INDUSTRY COOPERATION: PROJECTS
FULL SPEED AHEAD
THE WORLD MARITIME SECTOR CHOOSES TURKEY
International Cooperation with the State of Qatar
Pîrî Reis University became a pioneer within the scope of the International Cooperation Project and with the Qatar Project. In 2018, an agreement was signed by Pîrî Reis University to provide top quality marine training to the Qatar Armed Forces, according to international standards. Under the agreement, Pîri Reis University will provide training and consultancy services for the establishment and operation of the Academy, which will consist of 4 programs affiliated with the Qatar Navy. The opening ceremony of the Academy was held on 11 February 2019 in Doha in the presence of high level dignitaries.
‘’Armelsan Mine Hunting and Sonar Ship Project ”
Since its establishment, in cooperation with industry, our university has been involved in numerous projects, Pîrî Reis University's efforts to improve its relations with industry within the scope of technology development / acquisition / transfer projects, R & D, and application projects continue to gain importance. The”Armelsan Mine Sweeper and Sonar Ship” - projected cost €1.500.000 - is still in the progress of being built.
Transfering Maritime History and Experience to Future Generations
‘’International Monaco Conference’’
‘’A PRU Maritime History Application and Research Center”was established in order to convey the necessary documents and information to the coming generations researching maritime history at both the national and international level. The Maritime History Application and Research Center was established and, despite the short time of its existence, has been able to carry out successful studies. Piri Reis University, together with the International Hydrography Organization and the Oceanography Museum of Monaco, jointly organized the symposium "Conservation of the World’s Seas, and Oceans and an International Approach to Mapping" - held on June 20-21, 2019 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.
“MENTORRES Project’’ Strengthening Women in the Sector
The MENTORRES Project is being implemented by Pîrî Reis University with support from the EU. The MENTORRES Project aims to fully identify the problems faced by all women in the maritime sector and to provide women with the skills to solve these problems.
BSAMI (Black Sea Association of Maritime Institutions) Black Sea Mariners Universities Association
In the election held at our university in 2018, PRU Rector Prof. Dr. Oral ERDOĞAN was selected as President of the Union of Black Sea Maritime Universities. Pirî Reis University has, to date, hosted many national and international conferences, workshops, seminars and symposiums. Most recently, as President of the Black Sea Universities Association, Dr. Erdoğan hosted both local and foreign guests at the University on the occasion of the General Assembly and International Conference. Among the countries attending were Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and of course the host country, Turkey.
IAMU (International Association of Maritime Universities)
World Association of Maritime Universities
The World Maritime Universities Association was founded in 1999, and includes universities and faculties involved in Maritime matters. Shortly after Pîrî Reis University was established, it was admitted to the Union of World Maritime Universities. Our university is the sole Turkish private university member of this organization
PÎRÎ REİS UNIVERSITY CERN PROJECT
Turkey has been a member of CERN since May 6, 2015. This membership allows Turkish students to participate in the CERN student program. Pîrî Reis University faculty member Assoc.Dr. Kadri ÖZDEMİR is currently conducting various scientific studies on behalf of Pîrî Reis University at CERN.
The Piri Reis University Teknopark Economic Enterprise was established in the Istanbul Teknopark Technology Development Zone and continues to carry out activities such as Research, Reporting, R & D, UR-GE and EU Projects within the university.
AGREEMENTS WITH INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC UNIVERSITIES
Piri Reis University aims to be an institution of higher education with international standards, and was granted expanded membership issued by the EU Commission Executive agencies (EUCX). PRU won the right, in its first academic year, to be the first university in Turkey to receive EUCX membership. This is different from the standard Erasmus membership (EUC), and enables long-term student and faculty exchanges with all universities of the European Union, providing for student internship mobility and membership in joint European Union projects.
AN UNDERSTANDING THAT GUARANTEEES EMPLOYMENT
Our university's business knowledge, tuition fee and scholarship package is a model that was planned in advance. According to this plan, our students are intertwined with business life starting from the 3rd year and some of our students are already accepted as employees while still studying.
Piri Reis University, is Turkey's first and only international BREEAM accredited environmentally friendly green campus with related education and training. This has brought a new vision. In 2015, Pîrî Reis University received the 366th ‘Breeam Certificate of Excellence’, so far given to only 365 buildings worldwide. The Block A. Campus buildings have Breeam accreditation with green roof, rainwater / gray water collection mechanisms, lower CO emission, trigeneration, seawater heat pump, and similar systems, thus minimizing water and energy costs compared to those of standard campus structures.‘Pîrî Reis University Tuzla Marine Campus was given the ISO Special Category Environment Award by Istanbul Chamber of Industry on 29 November 2018.
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES AT OUR UNIVERSITY
We have 23 student clubs where students can carry out their activities and improve themselves. In private club rooms, students become accustomed to sharing, making their own decisions and taking responsibility while working at their interests. The Directorate of Culture and Sports Services provides a health unit for the whole of the sector it serves, and provides for the social, cultural, counseling and guidance and sports needs of the students.
Our university has a fully equipped fitness center, dance-gym, indoor gym and indoor training pool. Apart from the existing clubs on campus, students are encouraged to establish new clubs according to their special interests.
Contact Person : Esma Alaçam
Address : Piri Reis Üniversitesi
Postane Mahallesi. Eflatun sok. No:8
City : İstanbul
Country : Turkey
Phone : +90 216 581- 00-50