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Istanbul Arel University

About The 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.


Istanbul Arel University includes several faculties, vocational schools and institutes such as; Faculty of Health Sciences, Architecture, and Engineering, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Fine Arts. And two of the institutes, one for sciences and the institute of social sciences. It is worth mentioning that Istanbul Arel University includes over 20 thousand students from different countries.

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.

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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