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Sabanci √úniversitesi
Tuzla, Turkey (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Accounting, Business, Business Analytics, Finance, Global Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Language, Marketing, Organizational Behavior
Instruction Language: English, Turkish
Program Description:
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Phone: 0216 483 91 00
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JSOM departmental study abroad approval must be obtained through the JSOM Study Abroad office to participate in this exchange program. Complete the online JSOM Approval Form to be considered.

This exchange program is currently only open to students in the Jindal School of Management (JSOM).  If space is available, others may be considered.
Sabanci Üniversitesi in Tuzla, Turkey
Program Overview New Program Overview
Established in 1996, Sabanci University (SU) is a world-class institution that delivers top-of-the-line education and research.  Located outside Istanbul, SU has been named the most entrepreneurial and innovative university in Turkey.  Striving to promote diversity and freedom, Sabanci University is renowned for its global outlook, international faculty, and multicultural student population.
  • Nearly 4,000 students and 400 faculty members
  • One of the top 200 universities in the world
  • Named #14 on the World’s Best Small Universities list
 Learn more about Sabanci University
About City  About Tuzla
Sabanci University is situated in the serene city of Tuzla, Turkey.  Located approximately 25 miles from bustling Istanbul, Tuzla is a small-town suburb, famous for its seafront and many seafood restaurants.  The region also boasts a rich historical and cultural heritage within a multi-ethnic and multicultural environment.

Nearby Istanbul is often referred to as the cultural capital of Turkey, teeming with historic and religious sites, famous cuisine, palaces and museums, and shopping districts.  With a population of 12.8 million, Istanbul is also the largest city in Turkey and the 5th largest city in the world.
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For more information, visit the Living in Istanbul webpage.
Academic Programs Academics and Courses
Exchange students can choose from a variety of courses taught at the undergraduate and graduate level. Coursework may be assessed through examinations, projects, written papers, class presentations, assignments, and attendance. To view a list of courses, visit the School of Management webpage.

Although the language of instruction at SU is English, students are encouraged to enroll in Turkish language courses during their exchange semester.  Language courses are offered at various levels, including basic, intermediate, and advanced.
For more information, visit the Academic Programs webpage.
Housing Housing
Exchange students are offered accommodation in student dormitories, provided they submit the housing application on time.  All dormitory rooms accommodate two to four students and are equipped with showers, closets, and internet access.  Shared common areas include laundry facilities, study halls, a cafeteria, and TV rooms.
For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.
Student Visa Student Visa
Depending on the nationality and length of stay, exchange students accepted to study at Sabanci University may need a student visa.  Students should consult the nearest Turkish consulate to determine if they will need a student visa to study in Turkey.  If required, students will need to apply for the visa at least 2 months prior to their exchange semester.

Regardless of visa requirements, all exchange students are required to apply for a residence permit within 30 days of arriving in Turkey.
For more information, visit the Student Visa webpage.
Testimonials Student Testimonials
  • "Three things I like about SU: the kindness and hospitality of the students; the short distance to everything and the supply of communication facilities and English courses in any field!"
  • "My experience with the students at Sabanci University was entirely positive: I met-without nearly any exception- open minded and welcoming people that were very willing to relate to me, so that the feeling of being a stranger disappeared quickly "
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Resources Program Resources
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Program Contact Information

Sabanci University
International Relations Office
Orta Mahalle, Üniversite Caddesi No: 27
34956 Tuzla-Istanbul

UT Dallas
Education Abroad

SSB 3.400

NOTE: By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.