Istanbul Şişli Vocational School was established in 2012 by Şişli Foundation with the mission of educating young people, who are the future of our country at national and international level, and raising qualified professional staff with knowledge and equipment required by the age.
Istanbul Şişli Vocational School, established with the decision of Council of Ministers 2012/3165, offers high education and training opportunities to 3.600 students with its strong academic and administrative staff.
Istanbul Şişli Vocational School, which has been growing rapidly by increasing the number of programs in line with the needs of the national economy and sector, provides education services to its students in 29 programs at the Esentepe and Maslak campuses on an area of 40.000 m2.
Istanbul Şişli Vocational School has organized the National Şişli Symposiums on different themes since 2015, considering the importance of scientific studies and academic researches as well as vocational education.
As of 2019, with the aim of expanding the scope of the symposium and making it gain an international recognition, it has decided to make the 1st International Şişli Science Congress.