Yasar University offers a new and exciting opportunity for international students who are looking for an enriching academic experience. As more and more international students continue to look to Turkey for study abroad options, many have been attracted to Yasar Universitys growing national and international profile. Established in 2001 and located in the coastal city of Izmir, Yasar University brings students into the heart of Turkish-Aegean lifestyle and culture to deliver a quality and prestigious education.
Over 4,000 students are currently enrolled at Yasar University, where English is the language of instruction. There are more than sixty different degree programmes over a range of subject areas. New departments that have recently opened include programmes in International Relations, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Music.
Yasar Universitys welcoming atmosphere, gorgeous campus, and its location in the heart of the beautiful city of Izmir all contribute to making it a prime destination for international students.
Yasar University has an extensive array of services to support students health, education and social development, ensuring a rich and successful educational experience. The facilities and activities represent a focal point for students and staff to interact in a creative and social atmosphere, which strengthens the relationships and the interactions within the university community.
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. Visit the Yasar Sports Centre website for more information.
Yasar University is home to a state-of-the-art media centre and holds the title of being the first university in Turkey where there are TV and radio studios with a High Definition Broadcasting System. The Media Centre develops and applies an integrated communication strategy which also incorporates developing relations with the media. Visit the Yasar Media Centre website for more information.
Halls of Residence
The newly built halls of residence are located within five minutes walk of the university campus. They offer students a safe and comfortable environment as well as providing entertainment options during their study years. The buildings accommodate some 400 students. All international students are guaranteed a place to stay 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 students needs in mind. A mini fridge, free unlimited wireless internet access, hot water (24 hours a day), as well as central heating in winter and air conditioning in summer, are also provided. Other facilities include a refectory, a café, a market shop, a laundry, and an ATM. There are also study rooms, a TV room, as well as areas for playing table tennis, billiards, and keeping fit.
From rock climbing and scuba diving to photography and mathematics, Yasar University is keen to provide its students with an environment in which they have the opportunity to pursue many extra-curricular activities. The many student clubs cater to a variety of different interests and talents, there is something for everyone!
Including: Sports Clubs, Dance Clubs, Music Clubs, Astronomy and Space Club, Scuba Diving Club, International Relations Club, Theatre Club, Computer Club, Paintball Club, Trekking Club.
Yasar Basketball Program
The Yasar University Basketball Programme began the last season in the Second League of the Turkish University Sports Federation. However after a series of convincing victories over their group opponents (72-41 over Osmangazi University, 83-34 over Afyonkacatepe University, 90-29 over Kanya Karatay University and 91-74 over Süleyman Demirel University), Yasar was promoted to the First League for the upcoming season.
The Student Council represents the student body at Yasar University, informing and conferring with the university committee when necessary. The Student Council regularly meets in their office, which is located above a spectacularly converted water tower overlooking the university campus.
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