Okan University, one of the most eminent and distinguished foundation universities in Turkey, has a student body of 15.000 and offers 53 undergraduate, 42 graduate and 11 Ph.D. programs.

Okan University contributes to the development of knowledge both nationally and internationally with its high quality education, accredited programs and its research centers. In close cooperation with various business sectors, the university has developed curricula and internships programs for its students to enhance their employability skills.

True to its motto, “The University Closest to the Business World”, Okan University effectively combines theory and practice by employing distinguished academic staff and inviting expert professionals to lecture to prepare students for successful careers.

Its beautiful main campus houses modern faculty buildings equipped with state-of-the-art labs, a sports and social facilities compound and several halls of residence and is around 40 acres. Besides the main campus on the Asian part of Istanbul, Okan University has three other campuses in the central locations of the city.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN ENGLISH

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences:

Business Administration, Banking and Finance, International Trade, International Logistics, International Relations

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture:

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Food Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering

Faculty of Medicine

School of Applied Sciences: Pilot Training

INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS

Okan University offers numerous study abroad and dual degree opportunities for its students in collaboration with universities in the USA, UK, Russia, China and many others. The university actively participates in the European Union’s Erasmus Program through student and teaching staff exchanges.  Okan University is also a member to ISEP, a worldwide student exchange network of more than 300 universities in 50 countries.

INTERNATIONAL SUDENTS

Okan University welcomes a growing number of international degree-seeking and exchange students. The International Office delivers support services to international degree-seeking and exchange students during their application and throughout their studies.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Foreign language skills are essential in succeeding in the global economy. Okan University emphasizes foreign language teaching in its English Preparation Program and in its offer of Translation Studies Programs in Chinese, Russian, Arabic and German languages. All Okan students are required to pass an English proficiency test before starting the first year of their academic programs. Otherwise, students are required to attend the English Preparation Program. Many departments encourage their students to study a second foreign language, taking elective language courses in Chinese, Russian, Arabic or German.

For international students, Turkish as a foreign language is available.

Why choose Okan University, Istanbul?

  • Wide choice of undergraduate and graduate programs in English and Turkish
  • Leader in University-Business Cooperation
  • International connections with study abroad and dual degree opportunities
  • Campus University with residence halls, student center and sports facilities
  • Member of the European Higher Education Area
  • Internationally recognized diplomas
  • Safe, affordable and welcoming country
  • Located in a cosmopolitan city bridging the East and the West
  • Study in Istanbul: business, finance, arts and culture capital of Turkey, modern city with rich ancient history

For Further Information

www.international.okan.edu.tr

Online Application

http://www.okan.edu.tr/applynow

Virtual Tour

http://360.okan.edu.tr/

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 2013-2014

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
Banking and Finance (English)
Business Administration (English)
Business Administration (Turkish)*
Health Administration (Turkish)
International Relations (English)
International Relations (Turkish)*
International Logistics (English)
International Logistics (Turkish)*
International Trade (English)
International Trade (Turkish)*

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Architecture (English)
Automotive Engineering (English)
Civil Engineering (English)
Computer Engineering (English)
Computer Engineering (Turkish)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (English)
Energy Systems Engineering (English)
Food Engineering (English)
Geomatics Engineering (English)
Genetics and Bioengineering (Turkish)
Industrial Engineering (English)
Industrial Engineering (Turkish)
Mechanical Engineering (English)
Mechatronics Engineering (English)
Urban Design and Landscape Architecture (Turkish)*

Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Psychology (Turkish)*
Sociology (Turkish)
Arabic Translation and Interpreting
Chinese Translation and Interpreting
English Translation and Interpreting
Russian Translation and Interpreting

Faculty of Education
English Language Teaching
Psychological Counseling and Guidance

Faculty of Law
Law (Turkish)

Faculty of Fine Arts
Arts and Design Management (Turkish)
Fashion Design (Turkish)
Cinema and Television (Turkish)
Industrial Design (Turkish)
Interior Architecture (Turkish)
Photography (Turkish)
Plastic Arts (Turkish)
Visual Communication Design (Turkish)

School of Health Sciences
Child Development (Turkish)
Nursing (Turkish)
Nutrition and Dietetic (Turkish)
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)

School of Applied Sciences
Financial Administration and Accounting (Turkish)
Gastronomy (Turkish)*
Information Systems and Technologies (Turkish)
Public Relations and Advertising (Turkish)*
Sports Management (Turkish)*
Tourism and Hotel Management (Turkish)

*30% of courses available in English

 GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Graduate School of Social Sciences
Ph.D. in Business Administration (English)
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Turkish)
Ph.D. in Applied Psychology

MBA (English)
MBA (Turkish)
Executive MBA (Turkish)

MSc in Accounting and Auditing (Turkish)
MA in Banking (Turkish)
MA in International Trade (Turkish)
MA in Sales and Marketing (Turkish)
MA in Real Estate Valuation and Financing (Turkish)
MA in Health Management (Turkish)
MA in Logistics Management (Turkish)
MA in Tourism Management (Turkish)
MA in Entrepreneurship (Turkish)
MA in Quality Management in Healthcare (Turkish)
MA in International Relations (Turkish)
MA in Psychology (Turkish)

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinic Health Psychology

MA in Translation Studies (Turkish)

  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Translation of Literary – Social Sciences Texts and Translation Editorship
  • Translation Studies

MFA in Painting (Turkish)
MA in Fashion Design (Turkish)
LLM in Business Law (Turkish)

e-MBA (Turkish)

Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering

Ph. D. in Architecture (English)
Ph. D. in Mechatronics Engineering (English)
Ph. D. in Computer Engineening (Turkish)
Ph. D. in Land Management and Use (Turkish)
MSc in Applied Mathematics
Msc in Advanced Electronics and Communication Technologies (English)
MSc in Automotive Mechatronics and Intelligent Vehicles (English)
MSc in Power Electronics and Clean Energy Systems (English)
MArch in Architecture (English)
MSc in Civil Engineering
MSc in Computer Engineering
MSc in Explosives Engineering
MSc in Urban Transformation (Turkish)

Graduate School of Health Sciences

Ph. D. in Health Management (Turkish)
MSc in Nutrition and Dietetic (Turkish)
MSc in Nursing (Turkish)
MSc in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)
MSc in Quality Management in Healthcare (Turkish)

Okan University welcomes a growing number of international degree-seeking and exchange students each year. The International Office delivers support services to international full time and exchange students throughout their studies.

If you’d like to join the international OKAN community, you can find the application details in our website:

Campuses

The main campus for undergraduate programs is the Tuzla Campus on the Asian part of İstanbul. The campus is close to İstanbul’s second international airport Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Tuzla campus houses modern faculty buildings, residence halls, student center with cafeterias, shops, a cinema and game room. On the campus, there is also a sports compound which includes a semi-Olympic size swimming pool, an indoor basketball court, a fitness center equipped with state-of-the art equipment and a martial arts room. There are also outdoor basketball and tennis courts and a football field. Tuzla campus is ideal for undergraduate students with its safe and pleasant environment. University shuttle buses as well as public buses connect the campus to downtown areas Kadikoy and Taksim.

Please click here for virtual tour

There are three other campuses in central locations of the city. Graduate programs are delivered either at Mecidiyekoy or Kadikoy campus. Both are business districts with easy access and excellent public transportation links.

Accommodation

Okan University offers accommodation for 1000 students in four fully equipped Residence Halls on its main campus. Students can choose to stay in single, double or four-person rooms. The dormitories have study halls, TV rooms and a medical center. Restaurants and cafeterias serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Laundry and cleaning services are also provided.

Social Life

Social and cultural activities are considered integral parts of education at Okan University. Many seminars, conferences and symposia are organized at the university with the participation of distinguished scholars.

Students are also encouraged to take part in social, cultural and sports activities through the Student Clubs. Some examples of current Student Clubs are Dance Club, Photography Club, Aikido Club, Motor Sports Club and Social Responsibility Club. Regular trips to historical sites and touristic regions are organized by the Tourism Club.

The Okan Spring Festival is organized every year by student organizations. It has become a center of interest not only for Okan students but also for students of other universities.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students ensures the student-centered approach of Okan University. The dean is the first point of contact for students to help them with academic as well as practical issues, such as accommodation, shuttles and meals. The dean supports Student Clubs and contributes to the personal development of students via an active social life on campus.

Okan Psychological Counseling and Education Center (OPDEM)

Psychological counselors at OPDEM provide individual advising to students to help them deal with any academic, emotional or social problems they may experience. Individual advising sessions are free of charge and strictly confidential. OPDEM also organizes seminars and prepares educational materials for the personal development of students, such as on improving communication skills, managing time effectively and dealing with stress.

Address : Okan Universitesi Uluslararasi Ofis

Tuzla Kampusu, Akfirat- Tuzla 34959 Istanbul TURKEY

Tel : +90 216 677 16 30 / ext 1140, 2316, 1314, 2891

Fax : +90 216 677 16 47

Email : international@okan.edu.tr

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OkanUniversityInternational

Twitter: https://twitter.com/okan_iro

Skype: international@okan.edu.tr

+ ABOUT US

Okan University, one of the most eminent and distinguished foundation universities in Turkey, has a student body of 15.000 and offers 53 undergraduate, 42 graduate and 11 Ph.D. programs.

Okan University contributes to the development of knowledge both nationally and internationally with its high quality education, accredited programs and its research centers. In close cooperation with various business sectors, the university has developed curricula and internships programs for its students to enhance their employability skills.

True to its motto, “The University Closest to the Business World”, Okan University effectively combines theory and practice by employing distinguished academic staff and inviting expert professionals to lecture to prepare students for successful careers.

Its beautiful main campus houses modern faculty buildings equipped with state-of-the-art labs, a sports and social facilities compound and several halls of residence and is around 40 acres. Besides the main campus on the Asian part of Istanbul, Okan University has three other campuses in the central locations of the city.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN ENGLISH

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences:

Business Administration, Banking and Finance, International Trade, International Logistics, International Relations

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture:

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Food Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering

Faculty of Medicine

School of Applied Sciences: Pilot Training

INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS

Okan University offers numerous study abroad and dual degree opportunities for its students in collaboration with universities in the USA, UK, Russia, China and many others. The university actively participates in the European Union’s Erasmus Program through student and teaching staff exchanges.  Okan University is also a member to ISEP, a worldwide student exchange network of more than 300 universities in 50 countries.

INTERNATIONAL SUDENTS

Okan University welcomes a growing number of international degree-seeking and exchange students. The International Office delivers support services to international degree-seeking and exchange students during their application and throughout their studies.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Foreign language skills are essential in succeeding in the global economy. Okan University emphasizes foreign language teaching in its English Preparation Program and in its offer of Translation Studies Programs in Chinese, Russian, Arabic and German languages. All Okan students are required to pass an English proficiency test before starting the first year of their academic programs. Otherwise, students are required to attend the English Preparation Program. Many departments encourage their students to study a second foreign language, taking elective language courses in Chinese, Russian, Arabic or German.

For international students, Turkish as a foreign language is available.

Why choose Okan University, Istanbul?

  • Wide choice of undergraduate and graduate programs in English and Turkish
  • Leader in University-Business Cooperation
  • International connections with study abroad and dual degree opportunities
  • Campus University with residence halls, student center and sports facilities
  • Member of the European Higher Education Area
  • Internationally recognized diplomas
  • Safe, affordable and welcoming country
  • Located in a cosmopolitan city bridging the East and the West
  • Study in Istanbul: business, finance, arts and culture capital of Turkey, modern city with rich ancient history

For Further Information

www.international.okan.edu.tr

Online Application

http://www.okan.edu.tr/applynow

Virtual Tour

http://360.okan.edu.tr/

+ ACADEMICS

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 2013-2014

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
Banking and Finance (English)
Business Administration (English)
Business Administration (Turkish)*
Health Administration (Turkish)
International Relations (English)
International Relations (Turkish)*
International Logistics (English)
International Logistics (Turkish)*
International Trade (English)
International Trade (Turkish)*

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Architecture (English)
Automotive Engineering (English)
Civil Engineering (English)
Computer Engineering (English)
Computer Engineering (Turkish)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (English)
Energy Systems Engineering (English)
Food Engineering (English)
Geomatics Engineering (English)
Genetics and Bioengineering (Turkish)
Industrial Engineering (English)
Industrial Engineering (Turkish)
Mechanical Engineering (English)
Mechatronics Engineering (English)
Urban Design and Landscape Architecture (Turkish)*

Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Psychology (Turkish)*
Sociology (Turkish)
Arabic Translation and Interpreting
Chinese Translation and Interpreting
English Translation and Interpreting
Russian Translation and Interpreting

Faculty of Education
English Language Teaching
Psychological Counseling and Guidance

Faculty of Law
Law (Turkish)

Faculty of Fine Arts
Arts and Design Management (Turkish)
Fashion Design (Turkish)
Cinema and Television (Turkish)
Industrial Design (Turkish)
Interior Architecture (Turkish)
Photography (Turkish)
Plastic Arts (Turkish)
Visual Communication Design (Turkish)

School of Health Sciences
Child Development (Turkish)
Nursing (Turkish)
Nutrition and Dietetic (Turkish)
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)

School of Applied Sciences
Financial Administration and Accounting (Turkish)
Gastronomy (Turkish)*
Information Systems and Technologies (Turkish)
Public Relations and Advertising (Turkish)*
Sports Management (Turkish)*
Tourism and Hotel Management (Turkish)

*30% of courses available in English

 GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Graduate School of Social Sciences
Ph.D. in Business Administration (English)
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Turkish)
Ph.D. in Applied Psychology

MBA (English)
MBA (Turkish)
Executive MBA (Turkish)

MSc in Accounting and Auditing (Turkish)
MA in Banking (Turkish)
MA in International Trade (Turkish)
MA in Sales and Marketing (Turkish)
MA in Real Estate Valuation and Financing (Turkish)
MA in Health Management (Turkish)
MA in Logistics Management (Turkish)
MA in Tourism Management (Turkish)
MA in Entrepreneurship (Turkish)
MA in Quality Management in Healthcare (Turkish)
MA in International Relations (Turkish)
MA in Psychology (Turkish)

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinic Health Psychology

MA in Translation Studies (Turkish)

  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Translation of Literary – Social Sciences Texts and Translation Editorship
  • Translation Studies

MFA in Painting (Turkish)
MA in Fashion Design (Turkish)
LLM in Business Law (Turkish)

e-MBA (Turkish)

Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering

Ph. D. in Architecture (English)
Ph. D. in Mechatronics Engineering (English)
Ph. D. in Computer Engineening (Turkish)
Ph. D. in Land Management and Use (Turkish)
MSc in Applied Mathematics
Msc in Advanced Electronics and Communication Technologies (English)
MSc in Automotive Mechatronics and Intelligent Vehicles (English)
MSc in Power Electronics and Clean Energy Systems (English)
MArch in Architecture (English)
MSc in Civil Engineering
MSc in Computer Engineering
MSc in Explosives Engineering
MSc in Urban Transformation (Turkish)

Graduate School of Health Sciences

Ph. D. in Health Management (Turkish)
MSc in Nutrition and Dietetic (Turkish)
MSc in Nursing (Turkish)
MSc in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Turkish)
MSc in Quality Management in Healthcare (Turkish)

+ APPLICATION REQ.

Okan University welcomes a growing number of international degree-seeking and exchange students each year. The International Office delivers support services to international full time and exchange students throughout their studies.

If you’d like to join the international OKAN community, you can find the application details in our website:

+ ACCOMMODATION

Campuses

The main campus for undergraduate programs is the Tuzla Campus on the Asian part of İstanbul. The campus is close to İstanbul’s second international airport Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Tuzla campus houses modern faculty buildings, residence halls, student center with cafeterias, shops, a cinema and game room. On the campus, there is also a sports compound which includes a semi-Olympic size swimming pool, an indoor basketball court, a fitness center equipped with state-of-the art equipment and a martial arts room. There are also outdoor basketball and tennis courts and a football field. Tuzla campus is ideal for undergraduate students with its safe and pleasant environment. University shuttle buses as well as public buses connect the campus to downtown areas Kadikoy and Taksim.

Please click here for virtual tour

There are three other campuses in central locations of the city. Graduate programs are delivered either at Mecidiyekoy or Kadikoy campus. Both are business districts with easy access and excellent public transportation links.

Accommodation

Okan University offers accommodation for 1000 students in four fully equipped Residence Halls on its main campus. Students can choose to stay in single, double or four-person rooms. The dormitories have study halls, TV rooms and a medical center. Restaurants and cafeterias serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Laundry and cleaning services are also provided.

Social Life

Social and cultural activities are considered integral parts of education at Okan University. Many seminars, conferences and symposia are organized at the university with the participation of distinguished scholars.

Students are also encouraged to take part in social, cultural and sports activities through the Student Clubs. Some examples of current Student Clubs are Dance Club, Photography Club, Aikido Club, Motor Sports Club and Social Responsibility Club. Regular trips to historical sites and touristic regions are organized by the Tourism Club.

The Okan Spring Festival is organized every year by student organizations. It has become a center of interest not only for Okan students but also for students of other universities.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students ensures the student-centered approach of Okan University. The dean is the first point of contact for students to help them with academic as well as practical issues, such as accommodation, shuttles and meals. The dean supports Student Clubs and contributes to the personal development of students via an active social life on campus.

Okan Psychological Counseling and Education Center (OPDEM)

Psychological counselors at OPDEM provide individual advising to students to help them deal with any academic, emotional or social problems they may experience. Individual advising sessions are free of charge and strictly confidential. OPDEM also organizes seminars and prepares educational materials for the personal development of students, such as on improving communication skills, managing time effectively and dealing with stress.

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Address : Okan Universitesi Uluslararasi Ofis

Tuzla Kampusu, Akfirat- Tuzla 34959 Istanbul TURKEY

Tel : +90 216 677 16 30 / ext 1140, 2316, 1314, 2891

Fax : +90 216 677 16 47

Email : international@okan.edu.tr

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OkanUniversityInternational

Twitter: https://twitter.com/okan_iro

Skype: international@okan.edu.tr