Işık University disseminates the activities it carries out to the community while preparing students for academic life. In this sense, the university is an active agent in ingraining science, arts, and culture in the community permanently. Maintaining on going communication with the community is one of the duties of an academic institution. Işık University also cooperates with industrial and non-governmental organizations, facilitating discussions about issues that concern all segments of the community in national and international platforms, and offering solutions to these issues.
Işık University carries out various extra-curricular, scientific, social, and artistic activities together with students by means of its interdisciplinary approach, qualified teaching staff, and a research-based academic curriculum.