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Istanbul Altinbas University

3.4 out of 5 (28 ratings / 24 reviews) Istanbul, Turkey
As Altinbas University, we set an example as a center of excellence by making a difference in education with our top quality academic staff and state-of-the-art facilities. Learn more about why Altinbas is the best choice for you.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)



Effective Education

  • Education in small classrooms
  • Active learning and hands-on experience
  • An academic advisor for each student
  • Strong educational infrastructure
Strong Foreign Language Education
  • Education in English
  • Professional English courses embedded in the curricula
  • Academic staff experienced in teaching in English
Strong Computer Education
  • Compulsory computer courses in all departments
  • Opportunity to follow courses, homework and projects on the Internet

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Student services

The International Office is the central coordinating unit for all the international activities of Altinbas University. The Office is responsible for:

  • international representation of the University,
  • managing international partnerships,
  • international student recruitment, and
  • providing support and counseling to international students.

Housing services

Accommodation is available for Altinbas University students in a number of dorms. These dorms are located in the vicinity of the campus and are designed to provide a clean, comfortable, secure and civilized environment for the students. Altinbas University also offers students an All Inclusive package with their accommodation. 

Library services

The vision is to be a modern library that supports the scientific and intellectual activities with the latest technology by providing information and documentation services at international standards and via contemporary and universal resources.

Medical services

Health center of Altınbaş serves during Office hours with a doctor, nurses and a fully equipped clinic at Mahmutbey campus.

Student Life

Campus life

There are 3 campuses and 1 affiliated hospital in the heart of Istanbul:

  • Mahmutbey Campus
  • Bakırköy Campus
  • Gayrettepe Campus
  • Sports facilities

    Sports Center and Stadium: Altınbaş offers many unique and exciting opportunities for students to participate in competitive team sports and stay physically fit at state-of-the-art, world-class training center.

    Student clubs

    One of the vital elements of the life in a university is that the social activities should nourish the academic life. In this respect, student clubs are activity centers that contribute to the socializing of the students promoting their senses of sharing and solidarity.

    In our university, student clubs are formed in accordance with the demands and inclinations of the students, with their own will. Clubs functioning in various areas like music, sports, art, entrepreneurship, law, psychology, etc prepare the students to the future and contribute to the enrichment of their cultural and social lives.

    Student Reviews

    Higher Education should be given among people who are interested in it.
    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    My experience in Altinbas university was pretty good because I did attend class with very few people in the classroom so is very easy to understand everything.My bad experience here is that not everyone speaks English, at the university campus especially the non-academic staff.

    Zaid's experrience
    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    So, It's a great experience to be here. Because of the beauty of Istanbul also the hospitality of its people is great! I'm suggesting you to study here. It will be a great adventure, and you will be proud of it.

    Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

    it a good uni but can be batter