We shall be delighted to host you in our modern campus located at the outskirts of the vibrant and historic city of Istanbul, on two continents separated by a blue stream, the Bosphorus.
The medium of instruction at FASS is English in all courses except whenever necessary, for example, in courses and readings on Turkish Literature or Ottoman History.
FASS offers highly rated undergraduate programs in economics, political science, cultural studies, international studies, psychology and visual arts and visual communication design, as well as graduate programs in economics (MA and PhD), History (MA and PhD), Political Science (MA and PhD), Cultural Studies (MA), European Studies (MA), Conflict Analysis and Resolution (MA), Turkish Studies (MA), Public Policy (MA) and Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (MA). Near twenty percent of all applications to these graduate programs are of international origin. If you are thinking about what to study at FASS, please visit our program web pages, in particular the program structures, offered courses and placement records.
There is more information in partners and relations about our international partners and special student exchange agreements. To European students who plan to spend a semester or year in the context of Erasmus exchange, we offer the top standards infrastructure and academics.
For international applications and prospective transfers to our undergraduate programs, the International Office web page provides information about application procedures, studying in Istanbul, Turkey, as well as the opportunities at Sabancı University for international students. As for the application criteria, process and deadlines for our graduate programs, please check the individual program web pages.
Teaching at Sabancı University is in the hands of dedicated people. Browsing our offered courses, you will find innovative, carefully structured, many interdisciplinary courses that also touch upon topics that are of regional interest, delivered by expert faculty members who often draw on their individual research experience.