Sabanci University

Sabanci University
Sabanci University
In 1994 the Sabanci Group decided to establish a leading University by the Sabanci Foundation, and that decision was as a result of technology invention and social advancement, with the aim of meeting the world needs by raising qualified people in different sectors.
In the summer of 1995, Sabanci Group started a social responsibility project with a focus on the field of education in a search conference, starting from this conference all the top educational institutions in Turkey were observed to detect all their success factors. Lots of people participated in this conference, 50 academicians from 22 different countries, in addition to a number of students and representatives from the private sector.

Since 1999, Sabanci University started to accept students’ applications, after examining the educational systems and the global values of the leading educational institutions in Turkey. Therefore, Sabanci University became as a model of the Universities that follow international standards.


The University aims to enhance the education by following the innovation and research approaches to develop the society and sciences.


By following innovative approaches, Sabancı University encourages people to advance their self-confidence and deepen their knowledge in different majors like humanities, natural sciences and engineering, social and management sciences.

Sabanci University in Numbers

• 3 Faculties
• 13 Undergraduate Programs
• 46 Graduate Programs
• 15 Doctoral Programs
• Around 5000 students
• Around 500 international students
• Employment Rate after the graduation is 96%
• Exchange opportunities with over 280 Universities in 53 Countries
• Public Library is open to all students during 24 hours
• 12 Design and Arts studios
• 100 Laboratories
• 50 Student Clubs
• Over 40 events are organized annually
• 41 sports teams in 33 different sports

Why Sabanci University?

  • The Official language of the University’s Programs is English.
  • It follows the latest techniques in the scientific research, practical training opportunities and in designing the academic courses.
  • It is one of the top 500 Universities in the world, and one of the leading Universities in Turkey.
  • It possesses a green campus, which is full of trees and a high landscape designs. Besides it’s artificial lake that made the campus more unique that can increase students interest of studying and spend more time in the campus.
  • It has a sports center with a main hall for volley ball and basketball, besides 3 squash courts, fitness studios, climbing and tennis areas.
  • It has a large Performing Arts center, where the University invites musicians and performers to perform on stages of the University. And the University includes also a cinema that well-equipped with latest techniques and visual facilities.
  • It includes a number of studies and research centers, and they are open to all students and university members, for instance; Istanbul International center for research and Nano technologies (IICEC).
  • It includes many laboratories for different majors (Chemistry, Physics and computer laboratories) and health insurance as covered for all the university’ s students in its medical center. 

Important Note

Scholarship opportunities are available at Sabanci University for international students. Scholarships are merit-based and given independently by the Scholarship Committee of Sabanci University. Successful students have a chance to win a scholarship.


Istanbul Asian Side


Orta Mahallesi, Sabancı Ünv. No:27, 34956 Tuzla/İstanbul

Bachelor degree

Department Years of StudyLanguageTuition Fees
Electronics Engineering4English$ 19500
Industrial Engineering4English$ 19500
Computer Science and Engineering4English$ 19500
Mechatronics Engineering4English$ 19500
Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering4English$ 19500
Engineering of Materials and Nano Science4English$ 19500
Engineering and Natural Sciences4English$ 19500
Arts and Social Sciences4English$ 19500
Cultural Studies4English$ 19500
Economics4English$ 19500
International Studies4English$ 19500
Political Science4English$ 19500
Psychology4English$ 19500
Visual Arts and Visual Communications Design4English$ 19500
Management4English$ 19500