Okan University

About the university

Establishment date :  1999
City :  Istanbul – European section
Type of university : Private
Language of study : English – TURKISH

Local rating: 69
World Ranking: 2916
Number of students: 16892
Number of specialties: +233

About the university:

Okan University was established more than twenty years ago, specifically in 1999, by the Okan Foundation for Culture, Education and Sports, one of the oldest Turkish cultural institutions.

Accreditation and Licensing:

Since its inception, Okan University has obtained a license from the Turkish Higher Education Council, to operate as a higher education institution in the Republic of Turkey, and thus it is accredited in most Arab countries, and you can find out more details by contacting us.

University vision and goals:

Responding to the needs of society and meeting its changing requirements with global standards. It also aims to raise happy individuals, equipped with analytical thinking skills, critical thinking, and innovation, and able to deal wisely in solving the problems they face.

Okan University in numbers:

  • Colleges 9
  • Institutes 2
  • Vocational Schools 2
  • Specialties 233
  • Number of students 16392
  • International students 2830
  • Global Ranking 2916
  • Local Ranking 69

Why Okan University?

  1. Because it is a unique university that combines years of experience and keeps pace with modern technology.
  2. Istanbul Okan University provides its students with a stimulating environment for creativity and self-affirmation.
  3. It owns five hospitals, including general medicine and dentistry.
  4. You will not find it difficult to find the university major of your dreams; This is due to the great diversity in the study programs offered.
  5. One of the few universities in Turkey that offers a professional aviation program.
  6. Istanbul Okan University does not leave an opportunity to include the most famous scholars and academics to be part of its teaching team.
  7. Istanbul Okan University is one of the closest universities to the business world. This is due to agreements and partnerships with major Turkish institutions.
  8. The infrastructure of Istanbul Okan University is considered one of the most distinguished in Turkey, and it includes a university campus, advanced laboratories, a huge library, many clubs, restaurants, entertainment and sports areas.
  9. The abundance and diversity of student clubs, which organize a lot of different activities and events every year.


  • Students at Istanbul Okan University can obtain a place in the university housing provided by the university to its students, as the housing buildings are designed to suit the student’s study life, where calm and the many services that help him achieve the best educational attainment, and is divided into housing for girls and housing for young people, and the cost of student housing ranges between 13,000 and 57,000 TL, depending on the number of people in the room and the services provided.

Registration requirements:

  • A high school diploma or a letter indicating a possible date for graduating from high school
  • Passport photo
  • Personal Photos
  • Criminal record acknowledgment form (easily extracted from e-devlet)

You can find out more information, details, grants and offers by contacting Mekki Study.

Tepeören Mahallesi Tuzla Kampüsü, İstanbul Okan Üniversitesi, 34959 Tuzla/İstanbul

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