Incoming Students

Incoming Students

Welcome to Işık!

Işık University was established in 1996 by one of the oldest education institutions in Türkiye, Feyziye Schools Foundation, which was initially named as Feyz-i Sıbyan School in 1885 and later adopted the name of Işık with the approval of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. As one of the well-established foundation universities of Türkiye, Işık University offers high-quality education through 3 faculties with 23 undergraduate programs, 1 vocational school with 13 associate degree programs, and 1 graduate school with more than 45 programs. The University has approximately 8,000 students and 1,000+ of them are international students coming from 60 different countries.

Today, Işık University is making steady progress as a global university, taking on worldwide challenges and expanding its global educational network by international exchange cooperation with various universities around the world. The University currently has 100+ global partners and runs Erasmus+ Mobility Programs as well as other study abroad opportunities

Here's a handy check list you can use when you arrive.

Located  on the beach of Şile, Istanbul with the size of 490 thousand m2 our campus offers everything that you may need.

 Click here to see what life on campus will look like

If you are uncertain about what to do, have any worries in the first few weeks of the semester or if you want advice before you come to Istanbul, our Erasmus+ department is more than happy to help you.




Please check the link for Residence Permit!

You can find the Erasmus+ Incoming Student Guide and Residence Permit brochure below;