LIFE AT ISTANBUL AYDIN UNIVERSITY
İstanbul Aydın University offers a wide range of subjects at the undergraduate (short and first cycle) and post graduate (second and third cycle) levels!
We have higly qualified academic staff, cutting-edge technology, modern learning and social environment, laboratories, libraries, sports hall, health centre, and all the facilities that students would need for their educationals activities and personal development.
Istanbul Aydın University (IAU) has 7 campuses located on both sides of Istanbul which spreads over Europe and Asia continents. Florya Campus, the main site of the university, is only 10 minutes away from the International Ataturk Airport. Majority of the first cycle (Bachelor’s) degree progrmammes and all postgraduate (second and third cycle) as well as the short cycle two-year vocational programs, are instructed in Florya Campus. Language learning centre takes place in Bahçelievler Campus which is in 6 km distance from the main campus. Each year it hosts around 2500 students who learn foreign languages, English, Spanish, Russian being the leading ones.
We also have Turkish Language Teaching, Application and Research Centre (TÖMER) which aims to teach Turkish language to foreigners by using contemporary instructional techniques in a contemporary environment. The level of Turkish language of our TÖMER graduates will enable them to move on to their university education in Turkish. Please visit our website for more information
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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.
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.
Diversity is richness. You will meet East and West together in Turkey, which has the combined characteristics of the two continents: Europe and Asia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.