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Istanbul Commerce University

4.2 out of 5 (20 ratings / 11 reviews) Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul Commerce University, running on with the motto “think globally”, is a non-profit private university established by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, one of the most important chambers of Istanbul.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)



Founded by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Educational and Social Services Foundation, Istanbul Commerce University accepted students for the first time in year 2001. It is one of the first non-profit private universities of Turkey.


  • Faculty of Commercial Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Design
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Communication


Istanbul Commerce University European Union Application and Research Center is established in May 2004, in order to contribute with an interdisciplinary perspective to the development of the relations between Turkey and the EU, and to inform the public, by developing research and application projects on legal, political, economic and social aspects of Turkey's accession to European Union.


Career Planning Center of Istanbul Commerce University exists to contribute to individual development of the students with a view to preparing them to the business world after graduation, and to guide them in taking a career route that will lead to success.

The primary purpose of the Career Planning Center is to help our students to find employment in line with their knowledge, skills, interests and values.

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Student services

In addition to education and scientific research activities, the Istanbul Commerce University hosts and emphasizes cultural and social events as well. In this respect, the seminars, panels, symposia, and scientific debates held at Istanbul Commerce University are complemented by various exhibitions and concerts, plays and dance shows and so on.

Housing services

The International Office of Istanbul Commerce University holds the mission of contributing to the internationalization policies of Istanbul Commerce University.

Working within the scope of this mission, it functions with the purposes of developing international partnership and cooperation, increasing the international experiences of academic and administrative staff and students and contributing to the formation of a multi-cultural and inclusive international campus life.

Library services

Two libraries at Sütlüce and Küçükyali campuses offer approximately 45,000 printed and 87,000 electronic books, 703 periodicals, 2,858 other materials, and 21 databases serve the students and faculty members of Istanbul Commerce University, and the graduate students and academic staff of other universities.

Medical services

There are a total of 3 Medical Centers of the University, at Sütlüce, Küçükyali, and Eminönü campuses. Emergency response room, polyclinic, infirmary with 7 beds, biochemistry laboratory, and Psychological Counseling Centers are offered at these medical centers. 1 physician, 5 nurses, 2 laboratory staff and 2 senior psychologists are employed on a full time basis.

Student Life

Campus life

Istanbul Commerce University is an important educational institution on a national and global scale, with its student count reaching 7,000 and faculty members exceeding 300 as of year 2014, along with campuses established in Kucukyali and Sutluce.

Student clubs

Istanbul Commerce University also incorporates more than 50 student clubs enabling the students to develop themselves. Social clubs of Theater, Music, and Dance in addition to sports clubs of Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Tennis are active. The university's clubs achieve success in competitions and events held in Istanbul and Turkey. Frequent scientific meetings, panels, forums, talks and exhibitions held in Istanbul Commerce University directs the attention of the students and the public towards the problems faced by the country and the world.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had a very good experience at Istanbul Ticaret University. The university really equiped me with the knowledge required for the revolution that the modern world is going the. I believe anywhere i find myself i will be able to perform as expected

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

In my university I've had the opportunity to receive an education from academically known proffesors who always did support us. I don't think many of the students there would go on a limb and try to get an LLM education because of our country's political decisions and the sense of unsecurity that dwells on all the students here. However the reason I want to get an LLM in...

financial need for next carrier life
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I m learning new things everyday