Our university, despite being "new" in terms of its date of establishment, is a well-established institution from the point of intellectual accumulation and experience which it is grounded on.
The first attempt for agricultural education during the Ottoman State was in 1848 when Mekteb-i Zirai Şahane was founded in Yeşilköy.
Today, everything in our world and country keeps changing really fast. One of the most influential factors in this change is "knowledge."
Our University tries to meet the demand for lecturers and scientists of our country providing education in 22 departments in 8 faculties.
Our University tries to meet the demand for lecturers and scientists of our country providing education in 8 departments in 2 institutes.
Within the frame of our graduate schools, Foreign Languages Graduate School English - Arabic Translation Studies and Physical Education and Sports Graduate School are in the forming stage.
Our goal is to provide language classes as part of preparation for the departments that teach in foreign languages, fully or partially.
Our students are thought Atatürk’s Principles and Reforms, Turkish Language and English as common courses by the Distance Education Research and Application Center via Distance Education and Learning Administration System.
I believe our University gives me the opportunity to achieve my dreams. I am so happy to be here.
We aim at becoming one of the most prominent research universities of the world and with such objective…
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Prospective students who are from abroad or overseas, students in Turkey who does not hold a Turkish citizenship, international students who want to transfer from other universities in Turkey or Turkish students who have been studying outside Turkey for more than 5 years can apply to undergraduate programs of Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University as an international applicant. Please check the information given below to see "who can apply".
Admission calendar for Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University undergraduate programs for the academic year of 2017-2018 is presented below. Applications for undergraduate programs at our university are online. You will be able to access the online application form on this webpage and you will be able to upload the required documents. Please bear in mind that there is no other method of applying and all the required documents for application must be translated if they are not in Turkish or in English. For more information regarding being an international student at IZU in İstanbul, Turkey, please consult to the "International Students" menu on IZU International Office webpage.
A link for the Application system is going to be active on this page by February 20, 2017.
Tuition Fees and Scholarship
Tuition fees and quotas are to be announced on the website on February 2017.
IZU provides different sorts of scholarships. Scholarships that are acquired through admission are:100% scholarship (full tutition waiver), 75% scholarship (75% of the tuition fee is waived), 50% and 25% scholarship,
Academic achievement scholarship is attained by having high GPAs during the student's education which reduces the tuition fee at different rates depending on the student's success.
A reduction of 5% is given to those who has paid the whole tuition fee annually.
Sibling reduction is a 10% reduction in teh tuition fee given to each sibling registered at IZU.
Scholarships that are provided through seperate application processes: accomodation fee waiver for IZU guesthouses at different rates and monthly stipend for those IZU students in need provided by İlim Yayma (Knowledge Dissemination) Foundation.
Admission Calender and Quotas
All undergraduate programs and different rates of scholarships have certain quotas. Applications are evaluated within 2 weeks upon submission and the applicant is accepted to fill a certain quota. If the quotas with scholarships are depleted then applying for a scholarship will not be possible. So we encourage you to apply as early as possible before scholarship quotas for the program you want to apply are over. Quotas will be visible on the International Office webpage on February 2017.
Evaluation of Applications
Evaluation of the applications and placement of candidates are done by the Committe of International Admissions of Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University. This is a highly professional and experienced committee of impartial individuals. All applications are read in their entirety in a holistic manner. That means, each application is reviewed in its entirety, word by word, page by page. Many applications are read two or even three times. This is an important concept to consider when you are filling out the application form, writing your letter of intent and attaching your documents. Keep in mind when you are applying that the application you submit is closely scrutinized.
The admission holistic review reflects our evaluators thoughtful consideration of the full spectrum of the applicant’s qualifications, based on all evidence provided in the application, and viewed in the context of the applicant’s academic and personal circumstances and the overall strength of the IZU applicant pool. Using a broad concept of merit, evaluators employ the following criteria:
Who Can Apply?
Please do not hesitate to write to us for any question regarding the admissions.
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