International Relations Directorate

About Us


about us

We believe that internationalization enhances the quality of education and research, and our main aim is to create an environment that supports creativity, learning and exploration by offering numerous opportunities for intercultural exchange.

As the International Relations Directorate; In the framework of Erasmus +, bilateral agreements and other international agreements, we aim to create opportunities for our students, academic and administrative staff to benefit from the advantages of international exchange programs.

In order for our students to study abroad without any problems, providing communication with leading educational institutions around the world and managing the processes related to exchange programs, making necessary correspondence with partner universities, preparing bilateral agreements, updating and following the signature process, bringing international students to our university and ensuring an education period without any inconveniences in our country are among our main duties.

Our Internationalization Policy

The main condition for modernization in any institution is to establish international partnerships.

In this context, we are moving forward in our education, research, and development activities with the aim of being an institution that affects the society in the national and international arena.

As International Relations Directorate, within the framework of our internationalization policy, we give priority to these issues below;

I. Increasing the number of international students and country diversity,

II. Increasing student and staff mobility within the scope of Exchange and Joint Education Programs,

III. Increasing the number of cooperation agreements signed with leading international institutions/organizations in their fields all around the world,

IV. Following the international accreditation application procedures within the scope of our diploma recognition studies.

We believe that; thanks to the care and attention we show to internationalization, Istinye University will take firm steps forward to take its place among the world's leading universities.

Below you may find the information of our academics in charge of internationalization within our Vocational Schools/Faculties/Institutes:

Vocational School Inst. Ece GİRAY TUFAN
Vocational School of Health Services Inst. Beyza ÇABUK
Faculty of Medicine Asst. Prof. Hakan DARICI
Faculty of Dentistry Asst. Prof. Rıza Kerem DEDEOĞLU
Faculty of Pharmacy Assoc. Prof. İnci KAYIN
Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture Asst. Prof. Hale SİNİRLİOĞLU
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Asst. Prof. Ülkü KÖLEMEN
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Assoc. Prof. Sinem TUNCEL KOSTAKOĞLU
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Asst. Prof. Can DONDURAN
Faculty of Communication Asst. Prof. Rana ÖZTÜRK
Faculty of Health Sciences Asst. Prof. Tuğba PEHLİVAN
Institute of Social Sciences Assoc. Prof. Fahri ERENEL
Institute of Health Sciences Asst. Prof. Huri BULUT
Institute of Science Prof. Dr. Sertaç ÖZTÜRK