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YASAR UNIVERSITY Izmir, Turkey

Yasar University International Office Selcuk Yasar Campus, Universite Cad No 35-37, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey. Tel: + 90 (0) 232 411 50 83 intoffice@yasar.edu.tr http://international.yasar.edu.tr www.yasar.edu.tr

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. The University’s links with the business sector and global universities make the campus an ideal environment for personal development and learning with an international dimension. KEY NOTES • Quality English medium teaching with CEA American accreditation • Tuition given by leading Turkish and international academic staff • A range of elective courses all with European transferable credits (ECTS) • Second language options and Turkish support classes • An English prep year for students needing to reach the language level for faculty • Scholarships offered to international students • Monthly concerts, including the university’s own Chamber Orchestra • A full range of student clubs and social responsibility projects • A purpose‐built campus, with IT, library and sports facilities, open 24/7 • New halls of residence with places guaranteed for all first year international students KEY FACTS • Year of foundation 2001 • Erasmus University charter awarded 2004 (206 partner agreements) • Hosted Model United Nations 2008 • Cambridge Exams Center established 2009 • Site centre for TOEFL established 2010 • Joint concert with Yale University Symphony Orchestra 2010 • Total number of students 5,493 • Total number of staff 592 • Composition of Yasar University o Seven faculties o Graduate Institutes of Social Sciences and Applied Sciences o Graduate Research Centre o Vocational School offering associate degrees o Music Department o Media Centre, with TV and radio recording studios o School of Foreign Languages (English, Turkish, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Portuguese)


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES (4 years) Faculty of Communication BA in Public Relations and Advertising BA in Radio, Cinema and Television BA in Visual Communication Design

Yasar University International Office Selcuk Yasar Campus, Universite Cad No 35-37, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey. Tel: + 90 (0) 232 411 50 83 intoffice@yasar.edu.tr http://international.yasar.edu.tr www.yasar.edu.tr

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences BA in Business Administration BA in Economics BA in International Logistics Management BA in International Trade and Finance BA in Tourism Guidance BA in Tourism Management BA in International Relations Faculty of Architecture BArch in Architecture BArch in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Faculty of Science and Letters BA in English Language and Literature BA in Translation and Interpreting BSc in Psychology Faculty of Engineering BEng in Computer Engineering BEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering BEng in Industrial Engineering BEng in Software Engineering BEng in Energy Systems Engineering Faculty of Art and Design (tuition in Turkish) BA in Film Design BA in Graphic Design BA in Industrial Design BA in Music BA in Animation Faculty of Law LLB in Law (tuition in Turkish)

VOCATIONAL SCHOOL PROGRAMMES (2 years) Associate Degrees – tuition in Turkish AA Computer Programming AA Food Technology AA Foreign Trade AA Graphic Design AA Tourism and Hotel Management AA Logistics AA Public Relations and Publicity AA Banking and Insurance AA Port and Maritime Management AA Alternative Renewable Energy Technologies


GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Yasar University International Office Selcuk Yasar Campus, Universite Cad No 35-37, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey. Tel: + 90 (0) 232 411 50 83 intoffice@yasar.edu.tr http://international.yasar.edu.tr www.yasar.edu.tr

Graduate School of Social Sciences Master in Business Administration (MBA) electives in Marketing Communication electives in Capital Markets and Risk Management electives in Retail and Logistic Management MA in International Relations MA in Tourism Management MA/MSc in International Trade and Finance MA in Economics MA in English Language and Literature MA in Communication LLM in Public Law LLM in Private Law MA in Art and Design MA in Graphic Design Proficiency in Art and Design PhD in Business Administration Integrated PhD in Business Administration Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences MArch in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design MArch in Architecture MSc in Business Engineering MSc in Mathematics MSc in Actuarial Science MSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering MSc in Industrial Engineering MSc in Industrial Management and Information Systems MSc in Computer Engineering PhD in Computer Engineering Integrated PhD in Computer Engineering PhD in Mathematics PhD in Industrial Engineering

REASONS TO CHOOSE TO STUDY IN IZMIR • • • • • • • • • •

Welcoming Rich local culture Mediterranean climate Student centric society Low cost of living A bridge between East and West, Europe and Asia Increased employment opportunities Minimal visa restrictions Excellent cuisine Friendships for life


STUDENT APPLICATIONS Academic Calendar First semester (16 weeks) Second semester (16 weeks) Summer programs (tailor made)

Yasar University International Office Selcuk Yasar Campus, Universite Cad No 35-37, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey. Tel: + 90 (0) 232 411 50 83 intoffice@yasar.edu.tr http://international.yasar.edu.tr www.yasar.edu.tr

September 2013 – January 2013 February 2014 – June 2014 July and August 2013

Entrance requirements for international students • Completed application form (available to download from www.yasar.edu.tr) • High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants • University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants • Proof of English proficiency • Copy of passport • Passport photographs Tuition fees (including VAT) Undergraduate programs Graduate programs English preparatory year

9000 USD per year / 7500 USD for scholarship students 9000 USD for the complete program 7500 USD per year

International Student Scholarship Program Yasar University offers an annual scholarship of 1500 USD to all full-time international undergraduate students, who register to faculty at the university. The tuition fee is therefore 7500 USD for all first year international students. The continuation of this scholarship in each following academic year is dependent on the student achieving a minimum GPA score of 2.50. Tuition fees also include membership to the university library and sports facilities, an assigned academic advisor, support classes in Turkish, graduate bench fees, as well as access to the campus and IT facilities 24/7. Payment of fees should be made by bank transfer in one or two installments, as outlined in the registration instructions. Fees at Yasar University are subject to review on an annual basis in line with currency fluctuations. Yasar University Halls of Residence New university halls of residence have been built and are located within five minutes walk of the university campus. The buildings accommodate some 400 students, and places are guaranteed for all international students in their first year of study. All rooms (twin or triple bed options) have en suite bathrooms and are furnished to the highest standard with the student’s needs in mind. A mini fridge, free unlimited wireless internet access, hot water (24 hours a day), central heating in winter and air conditioning in summer, is also provided. Cost of Living Student life in the Aegean is known to be one of the most affordable in Turkey, thanks to the mild climate and the abundance of local food. An average monthly student budget is outlined below for guidance purposes. Costs will vary according to each individual’s needs. Rented flat 350 USD Clothes, books, other expenses 70 USD Entertainment 70 USD Travel 60 USD Food 100 USD Monthly total 650 USD Visits to the Campus The International Office can arrange tours for students and their families, who would like to visit the campus to see the facilities. Please phone or e-mail to arrange an appointment.

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