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updated: 06.04.2016

WHY STUDY IN ISTANBUL?

Quality of education
The quality of the education and teaching staff at Turkish Universities offers you a world of opportunities to get the skills you will need for a global world. Degrees granted by Turkish Universities are recognized around the world.

Modern campuses
You will find libraries and advanced laboratories in which you can search for and acquire knowledge. With sports and cultural facilities, student clubs and dormitories you will enjoy being a student inTurkey.

Cultural diversity
Diversity is richness. You will meet East and West together in Turkey, which has the combined characteristics of the two continents: Europe and Asia.

Affordable education
Turkey is a place where you can find affordable education. Tuition and cost of living are lower than those of in most European countries and the U.S.

Friendly environment
As a young nation (31 % of the Turkish population (74,7 million) are between the ages of 12-24) Turkey welcomes young people. Turkish people are traditionally very hospitable.

PHYSICAL FACILITIES

Istanbul Aydin University aims to offer the students an academic environment supported by social and cultural activities, a joyful and active life in the campus.

The university is built on an outdoor area of about 400.000 m2 which encloses a 150.000 m2 indoor area, and provides the students with modern and technological opportunities like spacious classrooms, amphitheatres, laboratories, libraries, and conference halls.

Technical and vocational programs which require applicotional instructions are given in realistic atmosphere of laboratories, ateliers and studies under the guidance of academic staff. By this way, the students get familiarity with their future occupational environments like food laboratories; fashion, textile, automotive and jewellery ateliers; graphic, photography, tv, radio studios; and sound and post-production studios.

Along with the technical and vocational environment, the students are also provided with rich social facilities like restaurants, cafeterias, tv and music rooms, club rooms and infirmaries.

The campuses, which are closely in touch with the social and professional circumference, can be easily and economically reached by public transportation. Open and closed car parking facilities are also available for the ones who prefer to access to the campus sites by private vehicles.

TECHNOLOGICAL FACILITIES

Istanbul Aydin University follows the recent technology and provides education with the improved infrastructure.  Computer facilities and high speed internet access points (kiosks) located at all over the campus are up to date and available for students free of charge from 07:00 till 23:00 including the weekends. It is also design as a wireless campus with high speed WLAN coverage that students and faculty use the network for educational and academic purposes, such as conducting research or accessing online resources like lecture notes and library materials as well as for accessing campus information system and for communication.

 

The university has a connection with producers of hardware and software such as Microsoft, Oracle, HP, IBM and Cisco and the students have the opportunity to reach and examine various projects worldwide.

 

PCs and lab computers are of a minimum of P4 configurations, hardware is updated at the beginning of each semester, while software is updated every ten days. Our university offers courses related to information in particular and many programs and methods as well as interactive education and visual support in the classrooms. Istanbul Aydin University is one of the leading universities, which offers smart board technology in line with the content of the course.

SOCIAL & CULTURAL LIFE

Istanbul Aydın University fosters social climates in different areas by taking into account students, lecturers and employees’ needs. In Florya campus, there are six and in Bahçelievler campus three cafeterias which meet the eating needs of 5000 people at the same time. In addition, five garden cafes are located in Florya campus and one garden cafe is located in Bahçelievler campus. Beverage and food needs of our students are met at reasonable prices in the dining hall, cafeteria and recreation areas, with separate physical spaces created for faculty and staff. In our university a shopping center, bank, beauty and hairdressing salons provide service for all kinds of needs of university students.

 

Student clubs and societies, as from the dates established, and nongovernmental organizations will be useful in understanding the various activities conducted in the near and distant surroundings.

 

With the work of a club;

  • Students have developed strategies for coping with various issues and life difficulties .
  • Our students express their emotional energies.
  • Students have an opportunity to devote time to themselves with picnics andtrips even with the density of academic courses.
  • Preventive information and guidance studies are presented.
  • For the individual, not only academically, but also artistic, cultural, social events, along with ensuring the participation of individual, social, and emotionalsatisfaction sources are created.
  • Artistic, personal development, the provision of support and participation insocial activities so that our students should become happy and enjoy life have been made available to the individuals.

 

Istanbul Aydın University is a living organisation. From politics, business, bureaucracy, social and cultural areas, leading figures attended the weekly “Hayata Dair (Into the life)” conferences; thousands of students gather at different times in order to recognize the historical and cultural places with trips, poetry, literature, cinema, theater and dance performances, and technological innovations in the field to share information, and in this area IT days were held to encourage young talent.

 

EBS : İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi Eğitim Öğretim Bilgi Sistemi İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi AKTS Bilgi Paketi AKTS Bilgi Paketi ECTS Information Package Avrupa Kredi Transfer Sistemi (AKTS/ECTS), Avrupa Yükseköğretim Alanı (Bologna Süreci) hedeflerini destekleyen iş yükü ve öğrenme çıktılarına dayalı öğrenci/öğrenme merkezli öğretme ve öğrenme yaklaşımı çerçevesinde yükseköğretimde uluslarası saydamlığı arttırmak ve öğrenci hareketliliği ile öğrencilerin yurtdışında gördükleri öğrenimleri kendi ülkelerinde tanınmasını kolaylaştırmak amacıyla Avrupa Komisyonu tarafından 1989 yılında Erasmus Programı (günümüzde Yaşam Boyu Öğrenme Programı) kapsamında geliştirilmiş ve Avrupa ülkeleri tarafından yaygın olarak kabul görmüş bir kredi sistemidir. AKTS, aynı zamanda, yükseköğretim kurumlarına, öğretim programları ve ders içeriklerinin iş yüküne bağlı olarak kolay anlaşılabilir bir yapıda tasarlanması, uygulanması, gözden geçirilmesi, iyileştirilmesi ve bu sayede yükseköğretim programlarının kalitesinin geliştirilmesine ve kalite güvencesine önemli katkı sağlayan bir sistematik yaklaşım sunmaktadır. ETIS : İstanbul Aydın University Education & Training System Istanbul Aydin University ECTS Information Package ECTS Information Package European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) which was introduced by the European Council in 1989, within the framework of Erasmus, now part of the Life Long Learning Programme, is a student-centered credit system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme specified in terms of learning outcomes and competences to be acquired. The implementation of ECTS has, since its introduction, has been found wide acceptance in the higher education systems across the European Countries and become a credit system and an indispensable tool supporting major aims of the Bologna Process and, thus, of European Higher Education Area as it makes teaching and learning in higher education more transparent across Europe and facilitates the recognition of all studies. The system allows for the transfer of learning experiences between different institutions, greater student mobility and more flexible routes to gain degrees. It also offers a systematic approach to curriculum design as well as quality assessment and improvement and, thus, quality assurance.