Istanbul Sehir University is an international research university which gathers everyone who seek for what is good, right, and beautiful; try to understand the people, society, nature; and to share the outcome of this search with humanity.



The University gained “institutional identity” in May 31, 2008 and went into action in its contact office in Tophane in June 1, 2008. During this process, under the leadership of “Research-Development Group” which gathered a strong, young and dynamic academic community.


As an endowment organization, SEHIR envisions itself to become one of the prominent top-tier research and higher education institution to offer a unique combination of training in the areas of humanities, social and natural sciences, as well as engineering disciplines for the next generation of professionals and to-be-academics. SEHIR has a solid foundation of knowledge in the areas of social sciences and humanities while it expands its research potential towards Engineering and Natural Sciences.SEHIR has established an array of cross-disciplinary departments and graduate schools with an integrated agenda of (re)search for true knowledge, innovation for sustainability and service for society.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (4)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Law (2)
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Business & Management (1)
Humanities (1)
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences


Housing services

Dormitories are composed of double and quad rooms which are equipped with 24-hour wireless internet access and phones. Study halls, TV lounges, sport halls, laundries and many other facilities offer a comfortable atmosphere to students.

Library services

Istanbul Sehir University aims to have the biggest university library in Turkey in the medium-term. In this library which contains written, printed and electronic resources, students will be able to access an extensive amount of literature on their academic, educational or research areas. The library will have collections from several languages and alphabets other than Turkish and English.

ICT services

Information technologies are widely used at SEHIR. Students can safely access all operational systems, such as the Student Affairs System, anytime anywhere. In accordance with the "smart university" concept, students have access to the campus from anywhere and to anywhere from the campus instantaneously. All points of access have been designed in a "user friendly".

Medical services

The health services at Istanbul Sehir University Altunizade East, West and South Campuses are rendered by the Health Center where one doctor and one nurse will be stationed. Students can visit the health center within work hours for their health problems. First examination and treatment is made at the health center.

Student Life

Campus life

There are three campuses in Altunizade, East, West and South. Altunizade Campuses are at the center of the main transportation artery, at walking distance to bus and metrobus stations and at the Anatolian Side exit of Bosphorus Bridge. Thanks to their architectural characteristics, campuses provide a wide environment of study for its students, facilitates organization of socio-cultural activities and provides an education nested with city life.

Sports facilities

Closed Sports Areas

  • West Campus Fitness Hall
  • South Campus Fitness Hall
  • West Campus Studio for Exercise Group Courses
  • South Campus Spinning Studio
  • South Campus Multi-purpose Studio
Open Sports Areas
  • East Campus Basketball Court
  • East Campus Volleyball Court
  • East Campus Synthetic Turf Mini Football Field
Exercise Group Courses
  • Aerodynamic
  • Core Pilates
  • Fat Loosing
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Yoga Pilates
  • H.A.T.
  • Tae-bo
  • Power Yoga
  • Spinning

Student clubs

In Istanbul Sehir University, there are student clubs in various fields and disciplines. Sehir Foto Club, Sehir Drama Club, Music Club, Management Club, Engineering Club, ITEC (Information Technology and Engineering Club), IDC (International Debating Club), Sehir Debating Club, Gastronomy Club, Psychology Club, Club Cultural, Organization and Trip Club, Polithink Club, Volunteers Club of Sehir, Cine Club, Sehir History Club are some of the wide range of clubs.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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