University of Refreshing is Nominated For Young Turkey Awards

The University of Refreshing, the Central Campus of which is situated at Akdeniz University and all activities in Istanbul of which are carried out by Nisantasi University, is nominated in the category of Young Turkey Mevlana Social Responsibility and Awareness Project”, in Young Turkey Awards 2018.


About Refresher University

Refresher University is a Social Responsibility Project designed for individuals over 60 years of age. The project is structured within the basic principles of healthy and successful aging. To that end, the students are provided with healthcare, sports, art, communication lessons at the Refresher University; and workshop activities are conducted so that they can reveal their skills. The objective of the Refresher University, differently from +60 years universities regarded as “third age university” around the world, is to relieve the aging of the concept of age in Turkey and prepare the generations that refresh continually with a philosophy of life-long learning.

Role of Nisantasi University

The Central Camus of Nisantasi University is situated at Akdeniz University and its founder is Prof. Dr. Ismail Tufan, the Head of the Department of Gerontology at Akdeniz University. The activities in Istanbul are carried out at Maslak 1453 NeoTech Campus of Nisantasi University. Nisantasi University has also undertaken all corporate identity works, technical infrastructure, development, designing and programming stages of the Refresher University.

Release date: 30.03.2018