Ozyegin University

Istanbul, Turkey
Özyegin University’s mission is to create, share, and apply knowledge in the service of society. Our applied research agenda creates useful knowledge. We share our knowledge through our educational programs which transform the lives of our students. Application of this knowledge generates economic benefits to the society through start-up and spin-out companies, and through improved efficiency and productivity for existing companies.

About

History

Hüsnü M. Özyegin Foundation began its efforts to found Özyegin University in the autumn of 2005.

The foundation of Özyegin University entailed a comprehensive study that involved more than 500 persons including businessmen, faculty members, as well as university and high school students in addition to a study entitled "Developing Sectors and Professions in Turkey and in the World".

Education

  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Architecture and Design
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Graduate School of Engineering
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Science
  • School of Applied Sciences
  • School of Foreign Languages

Research

Özyegin University strives to be one of the premier entrepreneurial research universities of Turkey. Its mission is to create, share, and apply knowledge in the service to society.

At Özyegin, we are motivated to conduct research that is relevant to real life, beneficial to the humankind and targeted to increase the quality of our daily lives.

As a research university, we aim to educate future leaders through the process of discovery and creation of new knowledge. Our faculty members are active researchers, globally well recognized in their respective areas. They are experienced in applying their research results in building novel businesses.

Services

Student services

Student Services strives to:

  • Contribute to the development of academic rules and regulations and directives,
  • Providing clear explanations and easy access for the rights and responsibilities of students,
  • Keep and provide access to accurate, trustworthy, orderly and comprehensive student records and course information.
We endeavor to provide world-class service by promptly responding to the needs of our students and stakeholders with an innovative and proactive approach. Our values are transparency, accessibility, trustworthiness, equality and flexibility.

Housing services

Our Çekmeköy Campus dormitories are home to our 1850 students, elaborately designed with a rich array of housing options to provide a warm and home-like atmosphere for our students, catering for all their needs.

Situated in a walking distance to our academic buildings, the dorms offer different room alternatives, each equipped with a fridge, for 1 to 4 persons with or without bathrooms as well as a wide range of amenities and offerings for common use including free laundries, individual or group study rooms, lounges and guest rooms, TV rooms, cafeterias, health centers and ATMs.

Library services

Through our 13,000 square meters Athletic Center, 2600 square meters library, 350-person auditorium, modern classrooms and high-tech laboratories, and quiet and comfortable study rooms, here on OzU Çekmeköy Campus, we offer all necessary amenities and facilities to foster our students’ academic, social, athletic and cultural development in a quest to prepare them for life.

ICT services

Each of our dorms also has a surveillance system, 24/7 hot water, security, ambulance service as well as wireless internet.

Medical services

As part of its mission and principles, Özyegin University endeavors to take every necessary action, fulfill the necessary conditions, and provide all necessary means and resources to prevent, be prepared for and recover any emergencies.

Furthermore Özyegin University guarantees to comply with effective laws and legislations for emergencies.

Student Life

Campus life

OzU Çekmeköy Campus is a serene and peaceful university campus, away from the chaos of the metropolis, where you get the feeling that you live in nature. Created by a leading architecture firm, the designer of the Cambridge and Princeton buildings, OzU Cekmekoy Campus takes pride in having Turkey’s first LEED Gold Certificate.

Situated on a 220 thousand square meters land, our campus houses 5 faculties and 3 schools.

Sports facilities

Life at Ozyegin allows academic activities to coexist with social and sports events integrating in harmony. The university hosts a rich variety of sports activities on its indoor and outdoor sports facilities situated on its both campuses.

The fitness centers offer a full line of cardiovascular training equipment including treadmills, stationary bicycles, rowers, arc trainers as well as strength and weight training equipment and functional trainers. Sports areas also include recreation rooms with table tennis tables as well as aerobics studios where a wide range of group fitness classes are held.

Student clubs

There are currently 19 student clubs and 12 sports teams on campus.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.