Founded in 1999, Okan University is one of the Turkeys most dynamic universities with a student body of 8000 students. It offers 53 undergraduate programs, 28 graduate programs and 8 Ph.D. programs under 6 faculties, 2 graduate institutions, schools of applied sciences and health sciences.
Okan University contributes to the development of knowledge both nationally and internationally with its high quality education, accredited programs and its research centers. In close cooperation with various business sectors, the university has developed curricula and internships programs for its students to enhance their employability skills.
True to its motto, The University Closest to the World of Business, Okan University effectively combines theory and practice by employing distinguished academic staff and inviting expert professionals to lecture to prepare students for successful careers.
Besides the main campus on the Asian part of Istanbul, with the modern faculty building, residence halls and social facilities, Okan University has three other campuses in the central locations of the city.
Social and cultural activities are considered integral parts of education at Okan University. Students are encouraged to take part in social, cultural and sports activities through the Student Clubs. Some examples of current Student Clubs are Dance Club, Photography Club, Aikido Club, Motor Sports Club and Social Responsibility Club. Regular trips to historical sites and touristic regions are organized by the Tourism Club. Okan Spring Festival is organized every year by student organizations.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Bachelor at Okan University!