Students' Top Choice
IAU is the most-preferred university by Turkish students in the central placement test for bachelor's programs. IAU is also preferred by international students; it has the highest number of international students among the foundation universities in Turkey.
IAU has an international campus with around 2500 international degree-seeking students from 101 countries. IAU also welcomes international students through the Erasmus+, bilateral exchange programs, and the Delightful Istanbul summer program. IAU offers numerous study abroad opportunities to all its students at its partner universities abroad.
Focus on Competency
IAU emphasizes professional competency in its teaching. Students have internships integrated into their curricula and on-the-job-training opportunities through the many industry partnerships of IAU.
IAU has academic programs at pre-bachelor's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels covering most disciplines. Being a comprehensive university encourages interdisciplinary research and allows students to complete double major and minor studies.
IAU has engineering and health sciences laboratories equipped with up-to-date technology, as well as art and design workshops and studios. It has an online student registration and information system. Every classroom is equipped with smart boards and podiums. The library has a wide range of electronic resources for the use of students and staff.
IAU's main campus in Florya offers easy access to the many social and cultural activities in Istanbul through public transportation. Florya is close to the main international airport in Istanbul. IAU has also smaller campuses in downtown locations, housing the English Language Program, dental clinics, continuous education programs.