The Department of Chemical Engineering was first established in 1964 on Galatasaray, Istiklal St. under the name "Galatasaray Kimya Mühendisliği Özel Yüksek Okulu". The school, which was later moved to Sisli, Abide-i Hürriyet St., was nationalized with Law No. 625 and was affiliated with the Istanbul State Engineering and Architecture Academy with Law No. 2337. The Higher Engineering School was transformed into Galatasaray Engineering Faculty. With the Law No. 2809 dated 28.3.1983, Yildiz University was established in Istanbul. In this university; The Faculty of Engineering was established by merging the Istanbul State Engineering and Architecture Academy's Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Surveying and Cadastre Faculties and the Engineering departments of Isik Engineering, Vatan Engineering, Galatasaray Engineering, Kadikoy Engineering and Architecture Faculties. Chemical Engineering was taught at this faculty until October 1992. The name of Yildiz University was changed to Yildiz Technical University in 1992 and the Faculty of Engineering was divided into four separate faculties. The Department of Chemical Engineering, affiliated with the Faculty of Chemistry-Metallurgy, one of these newly established faculties, continued its education activities at the Sisli Campus until September 2000. Since then, Chemical Engineering education has continued in Davutpasa Settlement Unit.