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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Area of Study: Accounting, Business, Finance, Global Business, Human Resource Management, Language, Marketing, Supply Chain Management
Instruction Language: English, Turkish
Program Description:
Click "Apply for Exchange" to complete an exchange nomination application, which will be reviewed on a competitive basis after the deadline.  Within the application, you will be able to indicate your interest in up to three exchange programs.
Apply for Exchange
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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.
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.
Sabanci City
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 nationality and length of stay, exchange students accepted to study at Sabanci University may need to obtain a student visa prior to their arrival in Turkey.   If a visa is required, students will need to complete the application 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.

Since visa rules and regulations change frequently, consult the nearest Turkish embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.
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 "
Campus Location Campus Map

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
Click here to open an exchange nomination application:

Apply for Exchange

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 09/26/2018 01/15/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.