“Towards a Bright Future” being the slogan of the Istanbul Aydin University, it is not surprising to come across our graduate students in the most successful place in their career. Istanbul Aydin University in our country and the world has gained fame with its scientific studies, experienced academic staff and with campuses located in the center of Istanbul, it is a perfect city campus university.

Top reasons to study here

  • Enjoy learning in an international environment.
  • Enhance your knowledge and training in one of the selected specialized courses.
  • Earn ECTS credits within two weeks.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Education & Training (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Istanbul Aydin University (IAU) was established on May 18, 2007, as an initiative of Anadolu Education and Culture Foundation,according to Law Number 5656 appendix-73 that was published in the Official Journal.


Istanbul Aydin University has academic units of 10 faculties with 55 programs, 3 graduate schools with 40 programs , 1 school of foreign languages with 2 programs , 3 vocational schools with 154 programs.


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.


Student services

All international students will be insured by Social Security Institution (Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumu - SGK) from the day that the academic year starts. The insurance will be valid for one year.

In order to activate the heath insurance, students need to pay 450TL to any branch of Ziraat Bank with their residence permit/temporary citizenship number, passport and student letter.

Housing services

IAU, in order to see to it that the university students stays in a peaceful, secure, comfortable, pleasant and hygienic atmosphere, has made an agreement with a large number of private dormitories and housing facilities in In the vicinity ofuniversitycampuses. They provide our students with accommodation alternatives such as single, double, triple, and suite rooms at affordable rates.

Library services

IAU libraries consist of materials such as thousands of books, periodicals. Journals, CDs and videos to provide source for academic and vocational activities and for individual improvement. IAU libraries', having a hi-tech and dynamic infrastructure, renders usual library services as well as virtual library atmosphere to students, lecturers and administrative staff.

Medical services

Health insurance allows you to get medical help and medicine by paying 20% of the subtotal which is given by the doctor with prescription. There are many state and private hospitals in Turkey.

Some of the hospitals work under complete agreements with SGK insurance and some of them require extra costs which are not covered by SGK insurance.

Student Life

Campus life

Istanbul Aydin 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.

Sports facilities

In our university, a great number of sports activities,which are pioneered by the Center of Health, Culture and Sports, are held with the co-operation of Student’s Council and clubs besides the activities done regularly and in a planned way.

The aim of sport activities is to help students spend their free time according to their interests, become more interested in sports, to contribute their body and mental health, to support and encourrage their abilities, to develop their social relationships by producing, sharing and creating solutions.

Student clubs

  • Club of ATATÜRK Thinking
  • Library Club
  • BILLOK Logistics Club
  • Jewellery and Hand Arts Club
  • BIL Lions Club
  • Debating Club
  • BIL Young FB Club
  • Motor Sports Club
  • BIL Trabzon Group
  • Music Club
  • Club of Modern Manager Assistans
  • Robot Club
  • Translation Club
  • Art and Literature Club
  • Enviroment Club
  • Anti-smokers Club
  • Dance Club
  • Cinema Club
  • Foreign Trade EU Club
  • Social Aid Club
  • Universal Thought Club
  • Sports Club
  • Folklore Club
  • Strategic Research Club
  • Photography Club
  • Design, printing and publication Club
  • Entrepreneurial Activities Club
  • Theatre Club
  • Visual Arts Club
  • Social Sensitivity Club
  • Hospital Management Club
  • Tourism and Travelling Club
  • IEEE Information Club
  • Turkish Club
  • Communication Club
  • Uni-Besiktas Club
  • Human Resources Club
  • Creative though Club
  • Accreditation

    Istanbul Aydin University is a comprehensive university and holds the ECTS and DS labels. Being the most chose university IAU has over 37.000 students in its over 250 programs.

    Student Reviews

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    Its quility is not good
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    Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
    Academics were not the best of their fields in the department I studied. Hard to believe but curriculum is designed by only one person with the aid of other staff which means there is one specific person who is domineering. Second foteign language is German.You are not allowed to choose the second language you will be taught while some departments (such as ELTs and ELLs) are allowed to choose b...
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    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Very social and helpful professors