Istanbul Okan University

Istanbul Okan University
Istanbul Okan University


Okan University is one of the leading Universities in Istanbul; it was established in 1999 by Okan Culture, Education, and Sports Foundation. Okan University focuses on practical learning besides academic education, so it has many training centers like Learning Application and Research Center, Culinary Arts Center, and Continuing Education Center.

Okan University includes diverse programs (Medical, Engineering, Administrative, Social Sciences, and Arts) 63 undergraduate, 41 master, and 13 Ph. D. programs under ten faculties, two vocational schools, and three graduate schools.


Okan University’s vision is to eliminate the gap between academic life and business life by providing the highest level of education and training in order to prepare students personally and professionally with strong academic backgrounds to enable them to compete in the market nationally and globally.


• To provide training opportunities for students to enable them to think critically and analytically, become more aware of their abilities as well as guiding them to become self-motivated.
• To combine theoretical and practical education
• To contribute to the social development and environmental awareness within scientific research.
• To use all critical information, statistics with the focus on the use of digital technology to improve society.

The University Closest to Business Life

Under this motto, Okan University combines theoretical and practical education; it follows the modern way of education that depends on research and practical learning to prepare students for the business life since their first year in the University. Therefore, the University provides training opportunities in different companies to give them real professional experiences before graduation. Also, the student who completed the preparation program to business life, they will get a certificate of participation as well as work experience certificates along with their graduation certificate.

Campus Facilities

• It is a well-equipped campus with modern designs and the latest technologies to ensure that students receive the highest levels of education to meet the current needs of the business market.
• It includes classrooms, conference halls, laboratories, a huge library, sports, and cultural centers, Gym, swimming pool, cafeterias and restaurants, shopping center, mini cinema, and student club-rooms.

Training Centers

Confucius Institute:

This institute provides training opportunities to the students in Translation departments to work on translating projects like translating Chinese learning books to the Turkish language

Culinary Arts Center:

It focuses on giving the students the cooking tips for Turkish and various dishes

Learning Application and Research Center:

The center provides many training and research opportunities with the latest techniques to expand educational services through innovation and creative thinking.

Continuing Education Center:

It concentrates on giving students training opportunities and courses for different majors that match the students’ professional capabilities and interests.

Foreign Languages Examination Centers: As the University cooperates with China’s State Chinese Dissemination Office, it has the authority to hold the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), Chinese Speaking Test (HSKK) and for Children and Youth Chinese Test (YCT).


Istanbul Asian side


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


Bachelor degree

Department Years of StudyLanguage Tuition Fees
Nutrition and Dietetics4English4600$
Finance and Economics4English4600$
International Logistics & Transportation4English4600$
Business Administration4English4600$
International Relations4English4600$
Professional Aviation4English4600$
Software Engineering4English4600$
Geomatics Engineering4English4600$
Power System Engineering4English4600$
English Language Teaching4English4600$
English Translation and Interpretation4English4600$
Computer Engineering4English4600$
Civil Engineering4English4600$
Mechanical Engineering4English4600$
Energy Systems Engineering4English4600$
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4English4600$
Industrial Engineering4English4600$
Food Engineering4English4600$
Mechatronics Engineering4English4600$
Automotive Engineering4English4600$
Genetics and Bio-engineering4English4600$
Flight Training4English8000$
Educational Sciences4Turkish4400$
Essential Education4Turkish4400$
International Trade4Turkish4400$
Aviation Management4Turkish4400$
Industrial Product Design4Turkish4400$
International Relations4Turkish4400$
Psychological Guidance and Counseling4Turkish4400$
Private Education4Turkish4400$
Interior Design4Turkish4400$
Nutrition and Dietetics4Turkish4400$
International Finance4Turkish4400$
Pre-school Education4Turkish4400$
Special Education Teaching4Turkish4400$
Culinary Arts4Turkish4400$
Management Information Systems4Turkish4400$
Public Relations and Advertising4Turkish4400$
Civil Engineering4Turkish4400$
Business Administration4Turkish4400$
Sports Management4Turkish4400$
Cinema & Television4Turkish4400$
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation4Turkish4400$
Visual Communication Design4Turkish4400$
Child Development4Turkish4400$
Chinese Translation and Interpretation4Chinese4600$
Russian Translation and Interpretation4Russian4600$
Turkish Language Program1Turkish4400$
English Language Program1English4600$
English Study (for Dentistry, Medicine and Aviation Training)1English8000$

Master's degree

Department With thesis or notLanguage Tuition Fees After discount
Master of Business AdministrationWith a thesis/WithoutEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Arts in BankingWith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master Electronics Power and Clean Energy Systemswith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Advanced Electronics and Communication Technologywith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Engineering Mechatronics Automotive and Smart VehiclesWith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Architecturewith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Computer Engineeringwith a thesisEnglish9800 $5400 $
Master of Information Systemswith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Physiotherapy & RehabilitationWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Private lawWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Quality Management in Health CareWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Business AdministrationWith a Thesis/Without ThesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Civil EngineeringWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Private RightsTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of International Relationswith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Occupational Health & SafetyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Health Care ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Computer EngineeringWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of NursingWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Nutrition & DieteticsWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Explosive EngineeringWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Engineering ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Child DevelopmentWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Sports PhysiologyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Social & Cultural StudiesWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Human Resources ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Sports PhysiologyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in MusicWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Sport ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in International TradeWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Tourism ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Cinema & TelevisionWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Sales & MarketingWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in PaintingWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Accounting & AuditingWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Fashion DesignWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Clinical PsychologyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in EntrepreneurshipWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Economic LawWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Sales & MarketingWithout thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Translation StudiesWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in PsychologyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Logistics ManagementWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Local AdministrationWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Real Estate Finance and ValuationWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master in Educational Administration and SupervisionWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Early Childhood EducationWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in GastronomyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Arts in Marketing CommunicationWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of ArchitectureWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Oral & Maxillofacial RadiologyWith a thesis/WithoutTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Information systems & TechnologiesWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $
Master of Urban RenewalWith a thesisTurkish9800 $5.000 $

Ph.D degree

Department Years of StudyLanguage Tuition Fees After Discount
Ph.D. Business Administration4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Applied Psychology4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Accounting and Auditing4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Educational Administration and Supervision4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Management and Land Use4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Nutrition and Dietetics4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Nursing4English/Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Healthcare Management4English/Turkish14500$12000$
Ph.D. of Architecture4English14500$12000$
PhD. in Mechatronics Engineering4English14500$12000$
PhD. in Orthodontics4Turkish14500$12000$
PhD. in Banking4Turkish14500$12000$
Ph.D. of Computer Engineering4Turkish14500$12000$