In March 2017, the Tulip Academy of Science and Technology was officially established as a new international educational entity. It is the first of its kind in Turkey to adhere to international treaties with accredited universities as a branch of that university for international and local students. Six months later, in September, agreements was signed in 2017. This gives them full weight and academic status. Over the following months, there have been further developments in the academic, physical and social landscape of the Academy, where new major programs have been built, the vibrant student exchange program and further expansion of its physical facilities, including the development of its four floors, have been strengthened.