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Yasar University

4.3 out of 5 (44 ratings / 36 reviews) Izmir, Turkey
Yasar University is an English-medium university located in the heart of the city of Izmir on the Aegean Coast of Turkey. Known for its friendly atmosphere, the university was founded in 2001, and focuses on providing a quality and fulfilling education to students, who are looking to make the most of their university years.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Selcuk Yasar Sports and Education Foundation decided to establish Yasar University in 1999. Yasar Group of Companies, known for their contribution and leadership in the Turkish economy, wished to establish a contemporary university.


With its distinguished staff, Yasar University aims at creating contemporary and innovative individuals who can think analytically, that have an ability of questioning and comparison, and also have a social responsibility to solve problems and that can create added value. Our university also counts it as a responsibility to improve our students’ taste in art and design.

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Student services

Selcuk Yasyu-kampuste-yasamar Campus has studios, workplaces, laboratories specially for each department besides the classrooms furnished with high technology. The student clubs founded by the students are active in the fields of culture, art and sports so that students can put their free time to good use with socio-economic activities.

Housing services

Yasar University Student Dormitory, which was opened in the 2010-2011 Academic Year, consists of two blocks with 8 floors and it furnishes service for about 400 students. The dormitory was constructed as earthquake-resistant and has 17m2 double rooms and 21 m2 triple rooms excluding the bathroom and it serves as a safe, comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for our students.

Library services

Information Center was established to support Yasar University education and research programs and to cover the information and documentation needs of the students at national and international scale. In addition, books and articles from local and international universities are provided.

ICT services

Wireless internet connection is provided in every part of the campus. Document transformation regarding official documents is also implemented online. To reduce paper consumption, the announcements in our campus are made through digital announcement screens in particular points.

Medical services

Health services in our university are carried out under the supervision of the Health, Culture and Sports Directorship. There is a doctor on site available during working hours.

If an academic and administrative staff person has a health related concern they can apply to the Health Centre with the appropriate examination application form and health card and be examined.

Student Life

Campus life

Our campus is an academic area operating international standards in terms of providing students with a natural environment and physical space. In order to provide the physically disabled students with an environment in which they can move easily, there are elevators and ramp mechanisms on campus.

In our campus, there are many laboratories, studios and public areas provided for students and listed as follows:

  • Computer labsyu-kampuste-yasam-spor
  • Cad-cam lab
  • Ergonomics lab
  • Language Lab
  • Electronics Lab
  • Photograph Studio
  • Dance Studio
  • Film Studio
  • Radio Studio
  • Music Studios
  • Conference Hall
  • Cinema
  • Court Room
  • Sports Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Strategic Games Room
  • Photographic and Graphic Workshops
  • Amphitheater
  • Architecture Workshop

Sports facilities

The Sports Centre facilities offer a range of activities such as fitness centre, gymnasium, dance studio, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts. Programmes sponsored by the Sports Centre include club sports, fitness training, intramural and ladder tournaments, instructional programmes and seminars.

Student clubs

Yasar University Student Clubs help students to contribute to a social environment while they are enjoying their hobbies. Their aim is to enrich the students, who are getting ready for their professional lives, academically and personally. Education at Yasar University is based on art and productivity. Thus, students become environmentally and communally conscious, creative and intellectual with the help of these clubs. Before graduating from the university, students become experienced researchers. Students are supported with a great variety of social club activities. There are many social clubs related to the student's professional and private needs. More clubs can be established upon students' request.


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Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I can say that I really enjoyed at my university in İzmir. Students who live in İzmir are so lucky because here is so comfy and beautiful, and this city makes student lifes easier. I also experienced that I had a chance to go to Erasmus programme. Last year I was erasmus student in Krakow/Poland. Such an amazing experience for me. Everyone should do that. I improved my...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is developping university but it is a little expensive.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am enjoying my time there and meeting many great people, including the tutors. The tutors are supporting and motivating. This is a great place to study for students.

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