Okan University

Okan University, one of the youngest and the most dynamic universities of Turkey, was founded by Okan Culture, Education, and Sports Foundation in 1999 and began its academic life in 2003-2004.

Okan University focuses on practical learning besides academic education, so it has many training centers like Learning Application and Research Center, Culinary Arts Center, and Continuing Education Center.

Okan University includes diverse programs (Medical, Engineering, Administrative, Social Sciences, and Arts) 63 undergraduate, 41 master, and 13 Ph. D. programs under eight faculties, two vocational schools, and three graduate schools.

Okan University’s vision is to eliminate the gap between academic life and business life by providing the highest level of education and training in order to prepare students personally and professionally with strong academic backgrounds to enable them to compete in the market nationally and globally.

– To provide training opportunities for students to enable them to think critically and analytically, become more aware of their abilities as well as guide them to become self-motivated.
– To combine theoretical and practical education
– To contribute to the social development and environmental awareness within scientific research.
– To use all critical information, statistics with the focus on the use of digital technology to improve society.

The University Closest to Business Life
Under this motto, Okan University combines theoretical and practical education; It follows the modern way of education that depends on research and practical learning to prepare students for the business life since their first year in the University. Therefore, the University provides training opportunities in different companies to give them real professional experiences before graduation. Also, the student who completed the preparation program to business life, they will get a certificate of participation as well as work experience certificates along with their graduation certificate.

Campus Features
– It is a well-equipped campus with modern designs and the latest technologies to ensure that students receive the highest levels of education to meet the current needs of the business market.
– It includes classrooms, conference halls, laboratories, a huge library, sports, and cultural centers, Gym, swimming pool, cafeterias and restaurants, shopping center, mini cinema, and student club-rooms.

Training Centers
Confucius Institute:
This institute provides training opportunities to the students in Translation departments to work on translating projects like translating Chinese learning books to the Turkish language

Culinary Arts Center:
It focuses on giving the students the cooking tips for Turkish and various dishes

Learning Application and Research Center:
The center provides many training and research opportunities with the latest techniques to expand educational services through innovation and creative thinking.

Continuing Education Center:
It concentrates on to give students training opportunities and courses for different majors that match the students’ professional capabilities and interests.

Foreign Languages Examination Centers: As the University cooperates with China’s State Chinese Dissemination Office, it has the authority to hold the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), Chinese Speaking Test (HSKK) and for Children and Youth Chinese Test (YCT).

Important Note:
Regarding the Civil Aviation Training: The student must pay extra fees for the training in addition to the tuition fees; the training fees for the four years are 52 thousand euros. Also, the student should pay the installments starting from the 2nd year until his graduation. He also must take the department’s test in one of the Turkish hospitals in Istanbul; the University will determine the hospital. According to the hospital report, it will be determined whether the student is eligible or not.

Courses Available: Masters Programme

  • Master Program in English Language Teaching (MA)
  • Master Program in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master Program in International Relations (MA)
  • Master Program in Turkish Language and Literature (MA)
  • Master Programs in Communication and Media Studies (MA)
  • Master Program in Turkish Education
  • Master Program in Preschool Education (MA)
  • Master Program in English Language and Literature (MA)
  • Master Program in Health Care Organizations Management (MA)
  • Master Program in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Master Program in Computer Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Information Systems Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Civil Engineering Program (MSc)
  • Master Program in Management Information Systems (MSc)
  • Master Program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Engineering Management (MSc)
  • Master Program in Environmental Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Energy Systems Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Environmental Sciences (MSc)
  • Master Program in Architecture (MA)
  • Master Program in Graphic Design (MA)
  • Master Program in Interior Architecture (MA)

Courses Available: Under Graduate Programme

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Systems Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Plant Production and Technology
  • Law
  • Business Administration
  • European Union Relations
  • International Relations
  • Social Work
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Products Design
  • Interior Design
  • English Language And Literature
  • Psychology
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Arts Education and Crafts Teaching
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Computer and Instructional Technology Teaching Education
  • English Language Teaching
  • Guidance and Psychological Counseling

N.B: Please note that there is a feeding package where students are given food 3 times daily. Please contact us for more information. contact us.

Entry requirements for applicants

For admission to Okan University the following documents are required:

Required Documents For Graduate (Masters)Program Application
Data Page of International Passport Transcript
Degree Statement of Results/Certificate
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

Required Documents For Undergraduate Program

Data Page of International Passport
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

Required Documents For Transfer Students Data Page of International Passport
Transcript of Level of Studies completed
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

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