Accommodation / Cost of living
Istanbul Gelisim University aims to provide transportation needs in safe and good conditions. The ring bus, which operates at certain times within the campus, is free of charge. Located in a big city like Istanbul, Istanbul Gelisim University has a campus far from the city center but is easily accessible. It is also possible to enjoy being a student in Istanbul while living on the Gelisim University Campus in the Avcılar district of Istanbul.
Istanbul is a metropolis where 15 million people live. And as in every metropolis, the common problem of everyone is transportation. The way to be least affected by this problem is to use public transportation effectively. Bus, minibus, metro, metrobus, tram, Marmaray and sea transportation.
There are public transportation vehicles that you can easily reach anywhere in Istanbul. However, at this stage, it is very important to use time well and be fast. In addition, discount cards applied to students make transportation cheaper for students.
It is a priority for students to benefit from and actively participate in extracurricular social activities in order to color the university life. School clubs are a great option to take the first step. There are also many libraries and suitable cafes for those who do not want to do their study activities at home.
Istanbul also promises students a full student life with its wonderful historical texture, forests and museums. Historical baths, madrasahs, palaces and mansions await students in Istanbul, which has hosted thousands of civilizations, cultures and religions. It is not possible to discover and learn about Istanbul, which has countless historical and touristic places on both sides, in a short time.
Istanbul is a city that never sleeps. Entertainment life is always lively and active. Kadıköy, Beşiktaş, Bebek, Ortaköy, Caddebostan, Taksim and many more districts are among the important addresses of entertainment in Istanbul. Besides the places and events where you can have a good time with your friends at any time of the day, festivals often visit Istanbul.
Istanbul is a city where university students can develop and train themselves. It is possible to start your business life one step ahead and live an unforgettable student life by studying at university here.
Rents in Istanbul are quite expensive compared to other cities in Turkey. Like any city that is a metropolis, life isn't that cheap. However, staying in shared apartments and choosing one of the many private dormitories are among the economical options.
Ways to Study Abroad
Istanbul Gelisim University, which accepts exchange students with an Erasmus agreement, also sends its own students to the universities it has contracted abroad within the scope of the exchange program. In this context, in the universities with which the university has an agreement, students can receive education in English for 1 or 2 terms. With the Erasmus agreement, which promises a different experience in university life and a very enjoyable process for education, Gelisim University also opens the doors of other worlds to its students.
In addition to the erasmus process, in which English proficiency is also important along with course grades, Gelisim University also offers education to foreign students in the departments where it provides education in English.