First Part of Istanbul University Preference and Introduction Days Ended

First Part of Istanbul University Preference and Introduction Days took place in IU Main Campus between the dates of 20-22 July 2016. Istanbul University Preference and Introduction Days 2016 will continue on 25 July-2 August 2016 in the campuses of the concerned faculties.

Istanbul University, which opened its doors at 10.00 in the morning, hosted its students and families of the students in Beyazıt Main Campus which is indifferent to a natural botanical garden where many types of birds live and many types of trees exist. First part of the Istanbul University Preference and Introduction Days 2016 hosted 1240 people including 556 students and 684 family members of students.

Istanbul University Serves 214 Thousand Students

IU Rector Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak visited the stands prepared in the campus garden for IU Preference and Introduction Days and talked with students. IU Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Halis Yunus Ersöz, IU Secretary General Metin Küçük, IU Rector Advisor and Press and Public Relations Director Prof. Ergün Yolcu assisted Rector Dr. Mahmut Ak.

Tercih ve Tanıtım günlerimizde aday öğrenciler, rahat, tarihi bir ortamda ve İstanbul’un merkezinde tercihlerini yapıyorlar. Hem aday öğrenciler, hem de bizim için verimli bir süreç. Umarım tüm gençlerimiz gönüllerinden geçen ve istedikleri programlara yerleşebilir” şeklinde konuştu.

IU Rector Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak made a speech about IU Preference and Introduction Days 2016 and added, “There are 214 thousand students in our university. According to the vacancy we will have, we will accept 30 thousand students. Our young friends are trying to get a result by planning where to study. They think long and hard about which university to enroll at. They are trying to enroll at a place where they can study with a good plan by looking at social facilities, academic staff, education opportunities and opportunities they will have after graduation. For that reason, we see an informed crowd of students. In our Preference and Introduction Days, candidate students are making their preferences in a relaxed and historical environment at the center of Istanbul. It is a productive process for both candidate students and for us as well. I hope that all of our young students can reach the program that they desire.”

Students And Faculty Members Gathered

Students were informed in detail about numerous issues including Istanbul University’s history, campus and scholarship, nutrition, sheltering, sports, health, social opportunities, student and scholar exchange programmes by the faculty members who work on relevant branches at the stands that were built in the IU Rectorship Building’s garden.

Intoduction Days to which all faculties and graduate schools attended, IU Language Center, Department of Data Processing, Research and Aplication Center For The Handicapped, Erasmus, Farabi and Mevlana Institution Coordinatorships, Career Development Center, Head of Library and Documentation, Registrar’s Office, Counselling and Research Center, Head of Health, Culture and Sports Department, Continuing Education Research and Application Center and International Academic Relations Department opened stands. Works of these departments and how the students can benefit from them were explained to the students themselves.

Also various gifts were presented in the Istanbul University Preference and Intoduction Days 2016 to the students, who got the opportunity for meeting the faculty members in person and getting answers to all the questions they asked.

In the Istanbul University Preference and Intoduction Days, over 100 academic and administrative personnel took place.

“IU Preference and Intoduction Days” Can Be Followed On Social Media

Within the scope of the IU Preference and Intoduction Days 2016, candidate students can reach all the information on “” website which was set specially for preference and introduction days.

The informations about IU Preference and Intoduction Days 2016, are also being shared on social media accounts like twitter, instagram, vine, facebook.

News Reporter: Gasia KOÇSAHYAN

Translation: Zeynep ÇELEBİ, Ezgi BİTMİŞ

IU Press and Public Relations Directorate

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