TED University was established by an act of the Parliament dated July 07, 2009 (legislation # 5913). The founder is the Turkish Education Association - Higher Education Foundation (TEDYÜV) which in turn was founded by the Turkish Education Association (TED).
TED University offers liberal arts education with a common core content for one year, a major content for two years and a minor content for one year. A large selection of elective courses, innovative teaching pedagogies, a student centered approach, and a balanced focus on both the depth and breadth of knowledge are typical features of the education at TEDU.
TED University will be a learning, exploring institution of 4000-4500 students, bringing to Turkish higher education area a new scope through its educational profile, quality culture, international links and top quality academic staff.