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Okan University

Istanbul Okan University, one of the youngest and most dynamic universities in Turkey; was officially established by the Okan Culture, Education and Sports Foundation.

Istanbul Okan University started education in the 2003-2004 academic year.

In the period when it was opened, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture was opened, and Social Sciences and Science Institutes were established in the same academic year.

Introducing itself with the slogan "The University Closest to Working-Age" since its establishment, Istanbul Okan University provided internship opportunities to its students in many fields and signed cooperation projects with Türk Telekom AŞ and DEİK regarding industry cooperation.

Aiming to build a bridge between education and the business world, Istanbul Okan University enables its students to take part in businesses within the scope of the Business Life Preparation Program, starting from the first grade. Thus, students get to know business life, and by establishing a relationship between theory and practice, they increase their knowledge and skills as well as gain motivation. Students who successfully complete the Business Life Preparation Program are given a certificate of participation and a certificate of work experience is added to their diplomas upon graduation.

Life at Okan University

Okan University, which is adjacent to Formula 1 - Istanbul Park and Sabiha Gökçen Airport, was established in an area of ​​160 decares. Our campus, which has many living and activity areas from education buildings to its library, from student dormitories to the Social Life Center where our students can meet all their needs, from a cinema to indoor and outdoor sports halls, constitutes an area of ​​attraction for our students and the people of the surrounding area.

In addition, dormitories for boys and girls, computer and electronic laboratories, technically equipped art workshops, a library built using the latest technology, 24-hour uninterrupted internet connection, courtroom for applied law school courses, gastronomic kitchen, 24-hour health service, different meals are also available on the university campus. alternatives, sports complex, social center, and amphitheater.

Hayat Okan University offers students many entertainment and socialization opportunities along with academic success.

Okan University Programs & Fees

Okan University has a very comprehensive education program. The university, which has many faculties and departments, also has a large campus that offers the opportunity to work with many departments.

Okan University's fees vary according to the departments. Each program and section has its own pricing. Okan University departments and fees are as follows:

Dentistry - 18500$

Education Faculty Programs - 4600$

  • English teacher
  • Pre-school teaching
  • Special Education Teaching
  • Guidance and psychological counseling

Faculty of Law Programs - 4600$

  • Law

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Programs - 8000$

  • Chinese Translation and Interpreting
  • English Translation and Interpreting
  • Psychology
  • Russian Translation and Interpretation

Faculty of Business and Management Sciences Programs - 4800$

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business
  • Logistics Management
  • International relations
  • International trade

Engineering Faculty Programs - 4800$

  • Computer engineering
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Genetics and Bioengineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Software engineering

Faculty of Health Sciences Programs - 4800$

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Child Development
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Nursing

Art, Design and Architecture Faculty Programs - 4600$

  • Visual communication design
  • Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Architecture
  • Cinema and Television

Faculty of Medicine Programs - 8000$

  • Medicine
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences Programs

Gastronomy and culinary arts - 4600$

  • Public relations and advertising
  • Aviation Management
  • Pilotage
  • Sports Management
Okan University

Accommodation / Cost of living

Okan University aims to provide transportation needs in safe and good conditions. The ring bus that travels around the campus at certain times is free of charge. Located in a big city like Istanbul, Okan University has a campus that is far from the city center but easily accessible. It is also possible to enjoy being a student in Istanbul while living on the Okan University Campus in Istanbul's Tuzla district.

Okan University aims to provide transportation needs in safe and good conditions. University shuttles are available from and to campus at specified locations and times. The ring bus that travels around the campus at certain times is free of charge.

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 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. In addition to venues and events where you can have a good time with your friends at any time of the day, festivals frequently 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

In addition to the Erasmus program, which is the most preferred among exchange programs, Okan University also hosts many different programs. Okan University also has a bilateral exchange program, within this program, every student who has completed their first year can participate in the exchange program at partner universities. Contracted universities within the scope of the exchange program are as follows:

  • Hunan Normal University - Chinese Translation and Interpreting
  • Beijing Language and Culture University - All partner programs
  • Misr University for Science and Technology in Cairo - All partner programs
  • Naples 2 - All partner programs
  • Kazakh Humanitarian and Law University - All partner programs
  • International Academy of Business - All partner programs
  • Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie de Rabat - Arabic Translation and Interpretation and Joint ProgramsUnitec Institute of Technology - All partner programs
  • Moscow State Linguistic University - Russian Translation and Interpreting
  • Inha University - All partner programs
  • Kookmin University - Music, Theater and Cinema TV, Architecture, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Plastic Arts (Ceramics), New Media, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Urban Design, and Landscape, Food Engineering/Nutrition Dietetics
  • Geneva Business School - All partner programs
  • Boston University - All partner programs
  • Concordia College New York - All partner programs
  • CCSU- Central Connecticut State University - All partner programs
  • George Mason University - All partner programs
  • Lawrence Technological University - All partner programs
  • Murray State University - All partner programs
  • ITESO - All partner programs
  • Tyumen State Medical Academy - Medicine
  • Megatrend University - STMF, Business, Civil Aviation
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