Mehmet Gültekin is the founder of Academic Union. Mr. Gültekin graduated from Marmara University, Economics Department and completed his Masters at Wolverhampton University, UK.
In 1997, he founded the Horizon Education Group (Tarabya British Schools, Horizon Study Abroad Group, Horizon Language Academy, TBS Media, Istanbul Workshop, International Students Foundation and Academic Union) and shortly transformed it into a worldwide-recognised brand through working on solutions for education and projects with world pioneer universities, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.
The projects he created earned a great respect among the business world, education committees and media. In a survey conducted by a national magazine, Mr. Gültekin won an award for the best “Social Entrepreneurism”. He is also the founder and chairman of the ‘International Students Foundation’.
Tarabya British Schools is now an internationally recognised and as a result the European Business Committee has awarded TBS with the European Quality Award for excellence in ‘International Educational Standards’ and ‘Educational Management and Educational Methods’.