Okan University

Istanbul, Turkey 

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Okan University is located around Greater Istanbul and began its academic history in 2003. The university has grown rapidly since its foundation and now offers courses on a brand new campus. Facilities include modern classrooms, computer and technical labs, a library, conference halls, a fitness center, a swimming pool, gymnasiums, cafeterias, and restaurants. The university proclaims its mission is “to train students to think in an analytical, interdisciplinary way, and to instill them with an entrepreneurial spirit,” while “preparing its students to enter the modern business world.”

Academic Subjects

Courses taught in English are available in the following subjects: Art, Business, Engineering, Finance, International Studies, Psychology, and Sociology.

Turkish language courses may also be open to exchange students.


Accommodation is available in student residence halls on the main campus. The International Office will assist students in placement.

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Program Details

Language Requirement: None

Language of Instruction: English, Turkish

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Spring, Full Year

Program Costs

Students pay regular CCSU tuition directly to CCSU. Room and board costs will be paid on-site in Turkey. 


Erin Beecher
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Rm 123
860 832 2043

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