Yeditepe University was founded in 1996 by the Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation (ISTEK). In line with Atatürk's principles and with the contribution of pioneering and distinguished academic and administrative staff, Yeditepe University aims to educate students who are inquisitive, innovative, well-equipped with technological skills, well-acquainted with world culture, equipped with all the qualifications required by the business world and who have a solid identity.
Yeditepe University Cosmetics Research and Development Unit (YUKOZ) was opened in 2004 and continues to develop for formulating of the personal care produsts.
The most important aspect making Yeditepe University Cosmetics unique among the other universities is that it provides manufacturing services beside of the Research & Development and Activity Analyzes of the Cosmetics, Cleaning Products, Biocidal Products.
It is also a pioneer in terms of industry and university business cooperation.