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Istanbul Arel University

Istanbul European side
Türkoba Mahallesi Erguvan Sokak No:26 / K 34537 Tepekent - Büyükçekmece Istanbul-Turkey

Istanbul Arel University

Istanbul Arel University is one of the Top Turkish Universities in Turkey, it was established in the 18th of May 2007 by Kemal GÖZÜKARA and by the higher educational institution. The University located in the European side of Istanbul. The University has a special ranking in Turkey, it possesses a huge number of academic staff over 736 teaching members with solid experiences.

The vision of Istanbul Arel University is to become an internationally recognized educational and research institution, providing various means to graduate individuals capable of continuously identifying and analyzing the constantly changing social, cultural, economic, and technological requirements. In addition, the university is committed to conducting scientific research and innovative professional activities to meet these requirements. The university also strives to fulfill its mission in delivering education, research, and social services in line with global quality standards, elevating the educational and cultural level of students according to the principles and reforms of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The university also focuses on developing critical and creative thinking skills among students.

Colleges and Institutes of Istanbul Arel University

  1. Faculty of Medicine
  2. Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
  3. Faculty of Communications
  4. Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
  5. Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  6. Faculty of Fine Arts
  7. Faculty of Health Sciences

Additionally, the university houses an Institute for graduate programs, offering diverse programs for master’s and doctoral students. The institute serves as a vital center for education and research in the fields of science, engineering, health, social sciences, and arts. It aims to equip students with the knowledge and professional skills necessary in their respective fields of specialization and to enhance their overall personalities.

Furthermore, the university provides a school for foreign language education, aiming to teach students and equip them with the language skills necessary for academic studies in English. Additionally, there is a vocational school offering around 41 programs in health, technical, and social fields.

Why Istanbul Arel University?

  • The University includes modern classrooms with all facilities needed for the students in different majors, it also has many well-equipped laboratories with all designing and engineering materials and other stuff.
    Distance Learning: Arel University provides the online learning system as there are many students who work during their degrees prefer this kind of education.
  • All Students are allowed to view the syllabus of any major because the University upload majors content on its website.
  • The University motivates all students to conduct research in different fields to achieve scientific & industrial development.
  • The University offers many of the internship opportunities in multinational companies as it agrees with over 2500 companies worldwide, one of them is Mercedes. And the students can receive training certificates as proof of work experience.
  • The University has partnerships with universities in other countries, it highly focuses on Universities in America (US).
  • University students can apply for the Erasmus program.
  • International students can pay their annual tuition fees on two installments.
  • The University includes a fitness Gym and sports courtrooms for tennis, yoga, and other sports.
  • Students have access to use the university’s internet in laboratories and libraries.
  • University library includes around 40 thousand books about different fields.
  • The University assists students to get a job and helps them in writing their CV while planning their life careers after graduation.

Facilities at Istanbul Arel University

The university boasts three campuses, providing advanced academic education to thousands of students, including numerous international students, the university is equipped with modern facilities, including:

  • Smart classrooms and lecture halls.
  • Remote Learning Research and Applications Center.
  • Artificial Intelligence Research and Applications Studies Center.
  • Language Applications and Research Center.
  • Psychological Counseling, Guidance, and Applications Center.
  • Technology and Engineering Center.
  • Translation and Simultaneous Translation Technology Laboratories.
  • Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Chemistry Laboratories.
  • Libraries and cafeterias in each campus.

Important Note

  • Every student must attend 70% of lectures
  • English and Turkish are the official languages in the University
  • Students who intend to enroll in any of the majors taught in English and don’t possess proof of English proficiency as IELTS Test with a minimum score 6.5 and TOEFL with a minimum score 8, they must study an English preparatory year.
  • Some departments in Istanbul Arel University require students to pass the Aptitude Test, like Graphic Design and Textile & Fashion programs.
  • he University has a number of vocational schools that offer two years’ programs for students who looking for practical experiences.

Accommodation & Transportation

The University has accommodation in the Tepekent district, and there are also separate dormitories for boys and others for girls. All dormitories include comfortable rooms with various sizes, students should know that accommodation fees differ from room to another according to the room size and services provided.

The services provided for all rooms:

  • Washing machine
  • Air conditioner
  • Kitchen
  • First aid equipment
  • Restaurants, food courts, and cafeterias
  • Wi-Fi

Transportation: The University provides free transportation services from dormitories to the University and vice versa during the week.

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