"Towards a Bright Future" being the slogan of Istanbul Aydin University, it is not surprising to come across our graduates at the height of their careers. Istanbul Aydin University is both a city and a campus university with its campus located in the center of Istanbul and with its experienced academic staff well-known for their scientific works in our country and the world.
The first thing you will notice when you step on the campus will be its vitality. You may encounter an event at any time of the day in Istanbul Aydın University with constant energy and activity. At IAU, in addition to theoretical training, we know the importance of understanding practical training where you might find yourself in a lead role in a short film, in the middle of conducting a research or you might find yourself accompanying a sing-along.
It is not surprising to find IAU students when you go abroad. While Istanbul Aydin University ERASMUS program has many outgoing students, it also welcomes many incoming international students. Being aware of the possibilities in scientific research and superior technology and with "Technological University" principle, taking steps towards foreign languages, food, mechatronic and computer labs students have unlimited access to the most advanced technology. In this context, it is not a coincidence that Istanbul Aydin University has Turkey's largest Techno Center.
By applying and gaining the award of European Commission's ECTS Label and DS Label, Istanbul Aydin University has now opened European doors for students graduating with an IAU diploma.
With the implementation of field application system, Istanbul Aydin University eliminates students' disadvantage of being "inexperienced." Understanding of lifelong learning by supporting our students after graduation; our career center provides continuous service to our students with career planning after graduation, many of our students work together with our partner cooperations for placement in their dream careers. During the academic year, students also gain experiences through either our spring festivals, academic seminars or through famous people's life stories and their experiences.
"The Most Preferred Foundation University Since Its Establishment" Istanbul Aydin University, with its campuses in Bahcelievler and Florya, meets the expectations of the students and with its state-of-the-art techno centers, world famous research centers, and academic units and its ideal to become a "Global University", offers new opportunities with each passing day and continues to grow on its way "Towards a Bright Future."
Istanbul Aydın University (IAU) was established on May 18, 2007, as an initiative of Anadolu Education and Culture Foundation, according to Law Number 5656 appendix-73 that were published in the Official Gazette dated 18. 05. 2007 and numbered 26526. Istanbul Aydin University was developed by the experience of Anadolu BIL College of Vocational Education, founded in 2003 with preexisting ties to an existing university, which in this sense was a unique example in Turkey. With the establishment of IAU, the two institutions came together under the same umbrella, granting both undergraduate (associate's and bachelors) and graduate degrees. Both IAU and ABMYO have roots in Anadolu Education and Culture Foundation (AKEV).
İstanbul Aydın University, one of the youngest and the most dynamic universities in our country which is heading toward global education and international progress, offers contemporary scientific studies, and serves not only our country but also humanity with its 11 faculties, 3 Vocational Schools, 3 Institutes, 28 Research Centers, 1,500 academic staff and 39,000 students.
İstanbul Aydın University, taking the advantage of the opportunities of international cooperation and solidarity, which is essential in international education, continues to have its voice heard in serving the nation in the fields of science and technology, while taking its proper place in the world with its contribution to education with all of its academic units in the local, national, and international arena.
To be an institution that serves the community via education which puts forward the basic and applied interdisciplinary research and occupational competencies and has a sound infrastructure keeping up to date, technologically enhancing the process of conversion of knowledge to production, To maintain a campus to have graduates not only competent in their fields of the profession but able actors in the global competition and aware of the professional environment with co-existing cultural differences. To create national and international cooperation with Academic Environments, Businesses, and NGOs, To promote individuals and the society into lifelong learning, To become the center of attraction in the national and international arena for students and academicians.
Istanbul Aydın University adopts an understanding of excellence in education. Our vision is to become a higher education institution where e sustainable innovation prevails and individuals who will be beneficial to humanity are educated by gaining vocational competence in education programs keeping up with the changes.