About University

General Description of the Institution


Yasar University was established by Selçuk Yaşar Sports and Education Foundation as an English medium foundation university located in the city of Izmir which is the third largest city on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university provides an ideal environment for international collaborations with global universities and other educational institutes, university-private sector connections and personal and professional development of students within the basis of local and global projects. 


Yaşar University’s vision is to be an innovative and sustainable university on a global scale. By its mission goals and statement, the university provides education, research and services which adopts science, art and design culture and contributes to society on local and global basis.


Yasar University has moved to Selçuk Yaşar Campus which is designed and equipped with state-of-the-art technologies based on student needs in 2008. Education is provided to students within an English medium environment by Turkish and international academic staff, specialist on their fields. European Credit Transfer System is implemented at Yaşar university and the university is awarded with European Credit Transfer System Diploma Supplement award.


Yaşar University has already completed and mobilized its strategic plan for the period from 2015 to 2020 with the contributions of all relevant stakeholders. The three bases of this strategy have been identified as internationalization, experiential learning and local cooperation. In this regard, international mobility of students and staff constitutes an essential part of the university’s strategic priorities.


Key Points

  • Quality English medium teaching with CEA accreditation.

  • Leading Turkish and international academic staff.

  • A range of elective courses coherent with European Credit Transfer System.

  • Second language options and Turkish support classes

  • English Preparatory year for students ensuring their proficiency in English.

  • A purpose built campus providing library, state-of-the-art information technology and sports facilities.