Istanbul Sehir University is a leading university, making Turkey a center for attraction in the field of education both in its region and in the World. SEHİR gives priority to internationalization through academic cooperation and exchange programs with universities abroad as well as through admission of international degree students. International degree students from over 80 different countries already comprise about 20% of the entire student body and this percentage is expected to increase each year.
SEHIR offers the following programs to all international students: Political Science and International Relations, Sociology, Psychology, History, Turkish Language and Literature, Philosophy, Management, International Trade and Management, Law, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Cinema and Television, Islamic Studies. All Bachelor courses are conducted in English. The Bachelor degree duration is 4 years.
In the Graduate level, MA Programs of Cultural Studies, Political Science and International Relations, History, Sociology; MSc Programs of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering and Data Science; and lastly MBA Program are offered. All Master courses are conducted in English. The Master degree duration is 1 or 1,5 years depending on if it is with-thesis or non-thesis.
Master degree applications are collected throughout the year for September and February intakes. For Bachelor Degree there is only one intake in September. The applications are collected only between January and August through appy.sehir.edu.tr.
SEHİR also aims to encourage international student, faculty, and staff mobility with partner universities worldwide, within Europe predominantly through Erasmus+ Program; outside of Europe through SEHİR exchange programs.
Thanks to their architectural characteristics, SEHIR campuses provide a wide environment of study for its students, facilitates organization of socio-cultural activities and provides an education nested with city life. SEHIR also offers accommodation for its students.