Founded in 1998, Haliç Üniversitesi (Haliç University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the large metropolis of Istanbul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Istanbul. Officially recognized by the YÖK – Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK – Council of Higher Education), Haliç Üniversitesi is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Turkish higher education institution. Haliç Üniversitesi offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 years old Turkish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Haliç Üniversitesi also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.