Yasar University is an English-medium university located in the heart of the city of Izmir. Known for its friendly atmosphere, the university was founded in 2001, and focuses on providing a quality and fulfilling education to students, who are looking to make the most of their university years. The University’s links with the business sector and global universities make the campus an ideal environment for personal development and learning with an international dimension. Partner agreements have been signed with 123 universities in a wide range of countries. The University places importance on developing its international role, in line with its local engagement within Izmir and the Aegean Region.
Academic Programmes The University offers over 60 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, all with European transferable credits, and available in the following faculties: Communication, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Architecture, Science and Letters, Engineering, Art and Design, and Law. Postgraduate programmes are offered at the Graduate Schools of Social Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, as well as at the Graduate Research Centre.
Supplementary Turkish classes, as well as a full range of second language options and elective courses, are offered to all international students. An English preparatory year is also available for those students wishing to reach the level of English language required for study in their chosen Faculty.
Fees are payable by bank transfer in one or two installments (The first payment upon registration in the fall semester and the second payment at the beginning of the spring semester). Tuition fees include membership to the university library and sports facilities, an assigned academic advisor, support classes in Turkish, graduate bench fees, as well as access to campus and IT facilities 24/7. Fees at Yasar University are subject to review on an annual basis in line with currency fluctuations.
Students applying from partner universities (global or Erasmus partners) are eligible for a 10% discount.
Alumni wishing to continue their studies are also eligible for a 10% discount.
Students who have siblings registered at Yaşar University may benefit from a 15% discount.
Izmir offers many great housing choices including Yasar University’s new Halls of Residence. The University campus is centrally located which means there are many flats, houses and other accommodation options available. International Office is always avaliable to provide assistance in finding an accommodation that best suits each student’s needs.
Halls of Residence
The newly built halls of residence are located within five minutes walk of the university campus. They offer students a safe and comfortable environment as well as providing entertainment options during their study years. The buildings accommodate some 400 students. All rooms (twin or triple bed options) have in-suite bathrooms and are furnished to the highest standard with the students’ needs in mind. A mini fridge, free unlimited wireless internet access, hot water (24 hours a day), as well as central heating in winter and air conditioning in summer, are also provided. Other facilities include a refectory, a café, a market shop, a laundry, and an ATM. Of course there are many lounges and social spaces for meeting friends and hanging out. There are also study rooms, a TV room, and areas for playing table tennis, billiards, and keeping fit on the tredmills.
People with special needs are welcome at the Halls of Residence. The architecture of the buildings is such that they provide easy wheelchair access. Priority has also been given to the design of the interior, for example the toilet and shower facilities, to make life easy for people with special needs. International Students who have decided to stay at the Halls of Residence should complete and attach the following residence application form to their university application.
Once students have confirmed their attendence at Yasar University, they may apply to stay at the halls of residence. The international office can help facilitate students’ halls of residence applications.
(For further information please visit http://yurt.yasar.edu.tr/en)
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