A University Beyond Borders

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University (IKBU) is a non-profit foundation university founded by Mehmet Altınbaş Education and Culture Foundation in 2008. The Foundation is one of the most significant philanthropy projects of the Altınbaş Group, which operates internationally with over 54 firms in Turkey and abroad.

University is established with the aim of taking its place among the leading universities of the world with its strong academic staff, research and educational – instructional programs which meet international standarts, opportunities to study abroad, and modern technical infrastructure to support the teaching – learning environment.

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University’s aim is to create the ultimate learning environment and promote innovation for our students, staff and the community through education and research.

IKBU provides knowledge, skills and competences to students from around the world to flourish within a global society, by fostering a culture of excellence that will enhance their personal lives and enable them to make significant contributions to the global society.

IKBU with its 7 schools and 22 academic programs, aims to set an example as a center of excellence by making a difference in education.

WHY CHOOSE ISTANBUL KEMERBURGAZ UNIVERSITY

Strong Academic Staff

  • With PhD degrees obtained from internationally known universities
  • With teaching experience at the best universities and work experience at national and international institutions
  • With national and international projects and publications

Effective Education

  • Education in small classrooms
  • Active learning and hands-on experience
  • An academic advisor for each student
  • Strong educational infrastructure

Strong Foreign Language Education

  • Education in English
  • Professional English courses embedded in the curricula
  • Academic staff experienced in teaching in English

Strong Computer Education

  • Compulsory computer courses in all departments
  • Opportunity to follow courses, homework and projects on the Internet

Flexible Program Structure

  • Common courses in most of the departments during freshman year
  • Flexibility to transfer between departments
  • Minor and Double Major programs
  • Possibility of taking graduate-level courses
  • Individual programs developed according to the interest of the student

Education with close connection with the world

  • Internships
  • Social responsibility projects
  • Entrepreneurship courses
  • Summer schools and joint programs with universities abroad

Scholarship and Financing Opportunities

  • High number of scholarship quota
  • Programs with full scholarship
  • Achievement grants
  • Opportunity for paying the tuition fee in installments
  • Student employment opportunities at the university

Advantages for Postgraduate Education

  • Scholarships for those who will pursue Master’s Degree education at the university
  • Opportunity to attend certificate programs with reduced fees

City University in Istanbul

  • Rich history, culture and natural beauties
  • City of entertainment, youth and students
  • Relatively cheap and quality life options

 

Scholarships

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University offers a great number of scholarships to International students. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are applicable for all years of study.

Undergraduate Programs

School of Economics and Administrative Sciences (English)

Business Administration

Economics

International Logistics Management

International Relations

International Trade

Political Science and Public Administration

School of Engineering and Architecture (English)

Architecture

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Mechanical Engineering

School of Arts and Sciences (English)

Psychology

Sociology

School of Medicine (English)

Medicine

School of Pharmacy (English)

Pharmacy

School of Law (Turkish/Partially English)

Law

School of Fine Arts and Design (Turkish)

Fashion and Textile Design

Graphic Design

Jewelry Design

Plastic Arts

 

Graduate Programs

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

International Trade Law (MA) (in Turkish)

Political Science and International Relations (MA)

Art and Design  (MA) (in Turkish)

Graduate School of Science and Engineering

Information Technologies (MS)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (MS)

How to Apply?

Students can apply for admission by completing our online application form at http://en.kemerburgaz.edu.tr/university-life/online-application-form.aspx

After filling the online application form, all the required documents should be sent to international@kemerburgaz.edu.tr.

Online Application and Required Documents

1. Copy of  lycée/high school diploma or, if you are in your last year of secondary education, an official letter issued by the administration of the lycée/high school stating your status (For lycées/high schools abroad, an equivalence letter obtainable from the Ministry of Education of Turkey or local Turkish Embassy certifying the equivalency of the diploma to that of a Turkish high school will be required at registration).*

2. Official transcript of the high school courses and grades, sealed and approved by the administration of that lycée/high school.*

3. Copy of a national or international Examination Result accepted by Istanbul Kemerburgaz University (Results should not be older than two years).*

4. Copy of an English proficiency test (IELTS, TOEFL, FCE), if available.

* The documents in languages other than English or Turkish must be translated and certified by the Turkish Consulate in the home country.

Early Application Deadline: End of March

Late Application Deadline: End of August

Transportation

  • You can take the tram from Kabataş and follow Karaköy – Eminönü – Sirkeci – Sultanahmet – Aksaray – Topkapı line to Bağcılar, and from Bağcılar you take a minibus or taxi to the university.
  • You can take the metrobus from Söğütlüçeşme in Asian side or from Zincirlikuyu and Avcılar in European side to Yenibosna stop and take a minibus or bus to “İSTOÇ” destination to come to the university.
  • The İETT bus with “98 M” code from İSTOÇ to BAKIRKÖY stops in front of the university.

It is possible to come to the university with the minibuses on the following lines as well:

  • Şirinevler – Yenibosna – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM – Mahmutbey – Üniversite – ÇETAŞ – Fatih Mah. – Yavuz – Yüzyılköprü – Otocenter – Tekstilkent – Giyimkent
  • İncirli – Haznedar – Çamlıkahve – Parseller – Bağcılar – Papaz Köprüsü – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM – Üniversite – İSTOÇ
  • Bağcılar Devlet Hastanesi – Papaz Köprüsü – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM-Üniversite – İSTOÇ
  • Şirinevler – Yenibosna – Beşyol – Radar – Güneşli – Hürriyet- 212 AVM – Üniversite –

İSTOÇ Transportation by Car University is almost 400 metres away from the TEM Highway. While coming from Ankara direction, you will take the right side by the traffic sign directing to Güneşli and follow the traffic signs directing towards İSTOÇ and university. While coming from Edirne direction, you have to take the right side from traffic signs directing towards Mahmutbey after passing through Mahmutbey pay tolls. The university building is the 14-floor building on the south of the road.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available for Istanbul Kemerburgaz University students in a number of dorms. These dorms are located in the vicinity of the campus and are designed to provide a clean, comfortable, secure and civilized environment for the students. IKBU also offers students an All Inclusive package with their accommodation. This helps students with budgeting their money wisely during their time away from home.

CONTACT:

www.kemerburgaz.edu.tr

international@kemerburgaz.edu.tr

Address:

Mahmutbey, Dilmenler Ave. 26, 34217 Bagcilar, Istanbul – TURKEY

+ ABOUT US

A University Beyond Borders

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University (IKBU) is a non-profit foundation university founded by Mehmet Altınbaş Education and Culture Foundation in 2008. The Foundation is one of the most significant philanthropy projects of the Altınbaş Group, which operates internationally with over 54 firms in Turkey and abroad.

University is established with the aim of taking its place among the leading universities of the world with its strong academic staff, research and educational – instructional programs which meet international standarts, opportunities to study abroad, and modern technical infrastructure to support the teaching – learning environment.

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University’s aim is to create the ultimate learning environment and promote innovation for our students, staff and the community through education and research.

IKBU provides knowledge, skills and competences to students from around the world to flourish within a global society, by fostering a culture of excellence that will enhance their personal lives and enable them to make significant contributions to the global society.

IKBU with its 7 schools and 22 academic programs, aims to set an example as a center of excellence by making a difference in education.

WHY CHOOSE ISTANBUL KEMERBURGAZ UNIVERSITY

Strong Academic Staff

  • With PhD degrees obtained from internationally known universities
  • With teaching experience at the best universities and work experience at national and international institutions
  • With national and international projects and publications

Effective Education

  • Education in small classrooms
  • Active learning and hands-on experience
  • An academic advisor for each student
  • Strong educational infrastructure

Strong Foreign Language Education

  • Education in English
  • Professional English courses embedded in the curricula
  • Academic staff experienced in teaching in English

Strong Computer Education

  • Compulsory computer courses in all departments
  • Opportunity to follow courses, homework and projects on the Internet

Flexible Program Structure

  • Common courses in most of the departments during freshman year
  • Flexibility to transfer between departments
  • Minor and Double Major programs
  • Possibility of taking graduate-level courses
  • Individual programs developed according to the interest of the student

Education with close connection with the world

  • Internships
  • Social responsibility projects
  • Entrepreneurship courses
  • Summer schools and joint programs with universities abroad

Scholarship and Financing Opportunities

  • High number of scholarship quota
  • Programs with full scholarship
  • Achievement grants
  • Opportunity for paying the tuition fee in installments
  • Student employment opportunities at the university

Advantages for Postgraduate Education

  • Scholarships for those who will pursue Master’s Degree education at the university
  • Opportunity to attend certificate programs with reduced fees

City University in Istanbul

  • Rich history, culture and natural beauties
  • City of entertainment, youth and students
  • Relatively cheap and quality life options

 

Scholarships

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University offers a great number of scholarships to International students. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are applicable for all years of study.

+ ACADEMICS

Undergraduate Programs

School of Economics and Administrative Sciences (English)

Business Administration

Economics

International Logistics Management

International Relations

International Trade

Political Science and Public Administration

School of Engineering and Architecture (English)

Architecture

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Mechanical Engineering

School of Arts and Sciences (English)

Psychology

Sociology

School of Medicine (English)

Medicine

School of Pharmacy (English)

Pharmacy

School of Law (Turkish/Partially English)

Law

School of Fine Arts and Design (Turkish)

Fashion and Textile Design

Graphic Design

Jewelry Design

Plastic Arts

 

Graduate Programs

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

International Trade Law (MA) (in Turkish)

Political Science and International Relations (MA)

Art and Design  (MA) (in Turkish)

Graduate School of Science and Engineering

Information Technologies (MS)

Electrical and Computer Engineering (MS)

+ APPLICATION REQ.

How to Apply?

Students can apply for admission by completing our online application form at http://en.kemerburgaz.edu.tr/university-life/online-application-form.aspx

After filling the online application form, all the required documents should be sent to international@kemerburgaz.edu.tr.

Online Application and Required Documents

1. Copy of  lycée/high school diploma or, if you are in your last year of secondary education, an official letter issued by the administration of the lycée/high school stating your status (For lycées/high schools abroad, an equivalence letter obtainable from the Ministry of Education of Turkey or local Turkish Embassy certifying the equivalency of the diploma to that of a Turkish high school will be required at registration).*

2. Official transcript of the high school courses and grades, sealed and approved by the administration of that lycée/high school.*

3. Copy of a national or international Examination Result accepted by Istanbul Kemerburgaz University (Results should not be older than two years).*

4. Copy of an English proficiency test (IELTS, TOEFL, FCE), if available.

* The documents in languages other than English or Turkish must be translated and certified by the Turkish Consulate in the home country.

Early Application Deadline: End of March

Late Application Deadline: End of August

+ ACCOMMODATION

Transportation

  • You can take the tram from Kabataş and follow Karaköy – Eminönü – Sirkeci – Sultanahmet – Aksaray – Topkapı line to Bağcılar, and from Bağcılar you take a minibus or taxi to the university.
  • You can take the metrobus from Söğütlüçeşme in Asian side or from Zincirlikuyu and Avcılar in European side to Yenibosna stop and take a minibus or bus to “İSTOÇ” destination to come to the university.
  • The İETT bus with “98 M” code from İSTOÇ to BAKIRKÖY stops in front of the university.

It is possible to come to the university with the minibuses on the following lines as well:

  • Şirinevler – Yenibosna – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM – Mahmutbey – Üniversite – ÇETAŞ – Fatih Mah. – Yavuz – Yüzyılköprü – Otocenter – Tekstilkent – Giyimkent
  • İncirli – Haznedar – Çamlıkahve – Parseller – Bağcılar – Papaz Köprüsü – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM – Üniversite – İSTOÇ
  • Bağcılar Devlet Hastanesi – Papaz Köprüsü – Güneşli – Evren – 212 AVM-Üniversite – İSTOÇ
  • Şirinevler – Yenibosna – Beşyol – Radar – Güneşli – Hürriyet- 212 AVM – Üniversite –

İSTOÇ Transportation by Car University is almost 400 metres away from the TEM Highway. While coming from Ankara direction, you will take the right side by the traffic sign directing to Güneşli and follow the traffic signs directing towards İSTOÇ and university. While coming from Edirne direction, you have to take the right side from traffic signs directing towards Mahmutbey after passing through Mahmutbey pay tolls. The university building is the 14-floor building on the south of the road.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available for Istanbul Kemerburgaz University students in a number of dorms. These dorms are located in the vicinity of the campus and are designed to provide a clean, comfortable, secure and civilized environment for the students. IKBU also offers students an All Inclusive package with their accommodation. This helps students with budgeting their money wisely during their time away from home.

+ VIDEOS
+ PHOTOS
+ CONTACT

CONTACT:

www.kemerburgaz.edu.tr

international@kemerburgaz.edu.tr

Address:

Mahmutbey, Dilmenler Ave. 26, 34217 Bagcilar, Istanbul – TURKEY