Established in 2011, Istanbul Gelisim Üniversitesi (Istanbul Developmental 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), Istanbul Gelisim Üniversitesi (IGU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Turkish higher education institution. Istanbul Gelisim Üniversitesi (IGU) 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. IGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.