About IZU

Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University was established in 2010 with a list of qualified scholars to provide high quality education with the aim of contributing the progress of our society and humankind. IZU is endeavoring to be one of the world's prominent and comprehensive universities. Its strength lie mainly in the area of social sciences and humanities. IZU’s objective is to build an internationally renowned institution that meets the aspirations. IZU grooms and fosters intelligent and talented graduates who will lead their people to a better future. “Zaim” means leader in the old language which evidently shows what to be expected of IZU students. They are prospected to be outstanding exemplars for their nation and society. With the cooperation with industry, the business life and international exchange programs IZU students feels the difference starting from their freshman year to their alumni. The quality of the education that they get will help them through their professional life. 

The University is located on a 327 acres land, which is a new and rapid developing area of modern life located in Halkalı/Küçükçekmece/İstanbul. The Campus has; faculties, laboratories, two libraries, conference rooms, a cafeteria, a gym, fitness saloon, cafés, restaurants, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts.

Once you become a student of Sabahattin Zaim University you can then benefit from;

  • The Modern Laboratories which have the latest technological facilities in the historical places
  • A real education and discussion environment that are supported by a variety of social activities
  • Wireless Internet Network Connection provided to IZU students and staff members in the outdoor and indoor areas of the campus.
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Inter-Departmental transfer opportunities
  • Free-Academic double Major and Minor Opportunities
  • Student Exchange Programs (Erasmus)
  • Opportunities and Advantages of Internship
  • Summer School Courses
  • Guidance & Counselling Services
  • Post-Graduation employment
  • Ease of Transportation to the Campus
  • Many social facilities, ongoing events, and clubs to join
  • A Friendly warm multicultural atmosphere
  • Part-time working opportunities for students
  • Turkish, English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Russian and Ottoman elective Language courses

"A Campus University in The Middle of History"