Sabanci University

Introduction

Overview In 1994 the Sabancı Group of Turkey decided to establish a "world university" led by the Sabancı Foundation. In the end, instead of choosing one university as a template or replicating existing examples and institutions, a new and unique university was designed. The main differentiator of Sabancı University is its unique educational system. Sabancı University is a leading global university with interdisciplinary education that focuses on research and the individual; an environment of free academic choice and performance and a globally-influential faculty. Our university has become an international point of reference with its participation in flagship research projects; with its innovative model of education that gives its students full freedom in choosing their area of study. Sabancı University offers 13 undergraduate, 23 master and 12 PhD programs, as well as minor honor degrees and double degrees under the roofs of three faculties: Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty of Management The Position of Sabancı University in ranking systems is as followings: The most entrepreneurial and innovative university of Turkey in the Entrepreneurial and Innovative University Index 2015 13th in THE 100 under 50 Rankings 2015 14th in the QS Emerging Europe&Central Asia Rankings 2015-2016 22th in THE’s BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 21st in the THE Asia University Rankings 2015 Among top 350-400 universities in THE World University Rankings Among top 441-450 universities in the QS World Rankings EMBA is one of the top 100 Executive MBA programs in the world (FT Index) One of the top Business Schools in the world (ref: AACSB accrediation) Highlights about SU: 4000+ students, 7000+Alumni, 700+ International Students All programs in English Full or partial scholarships for international students Innovative Education / Interdisciplinary Programs Study opportunity abroad (Europe, North America, Asia etc.) with exchange programs 90% (avg) Post Graduation Employment Academic Freedom: Undergraduate students choose their diploma program at the end of 2nd year A global network with more than 200 agreements with the top universities: Europe+ North America+ Asia Undergraduate double majors in 36 different combinations Social responsibility: Civic Involvement Projects for undergraduate students More than 3,000 in total* @ 1.5 per faculty member (2014) scientific and technical publications 1.3 active externally funded research projects @ 500,000 ? active research funds per faculty member (as of 2015) 104 invention disclosures, 54 patent applications, 19 patents granted (as of 2015) 18 technology companies in the portfolio of Inovent, Turkey’s first technology accelerator Turkey’s most advanced Nanotechnology Research and Application Center Composite Technologies Center of Excellence – a unique example of university-industry partnership in Turkey Annual Tuition (USD) 17.500 USD Annual Room and Board (USD) Per person in a 4-person room 2.500 USD per year Per person in a 2-person room 3.600 USD per year International Student Scholarships 100%,75%, 50% and 25% scholarships are available for undergraduate students. Our Alumni Our graduates can find a job easily in Turkish or global companies within a year after graduation or attend the best graduate schools in the world Some examples of the companies, at which Sabanci University Alumni hold positions:

  • - BP, Bosch, Coca-Cola, Debitte, Ericsson, Gilette, Henkel, HP, L'Oreal, Microsoft, McKinsey, Mercedes Benz, Philip Morris, P&G, PriceWCoopers, Siemens, Unilever Some of the universities where are our alumni attend graduate school: - Harvard, MIT, London School of Economics, Berkeley, Stanford
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MA

MA in Cultural Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The Master’s program in Cultural Studies is designed to enhance dialogue and collaborative research among humanities and social sciences, bringing together scholars in anthropology, literary criticism and sociology. It fosters an open intellectual atmosphere where students and academic staff engage with ongoing debates on critical issues of cultural politics in Turkey and around the world in the era of neo-liberal globalism. [+]

MA Program in Cultural Studies

The Master’s program in Cultural Studies is designed to enhance dialogue and collaborative research among humanities and social sciences, bringing together scholars in anthropology, literary criticism and sociology. It fosters an open intellectual atmosphere where students and academic staff engage with ongoing debates on critical issues of cultural politics in Turkey and around the world in the era of neo-liberal globalism.

The program’s core staff are involved in a wide range of research projects and public platforms, both national and international. Particular strengths of the program include ethnographic and interpretive methodologies, and collaboration across disciplines on the following research themes: ... [-]


MA in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Economics MA and PhD programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques. [+]

Economics MA and PhD programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques.

Unique in Turkey in its depth and scope, the MA program prepares the academically oriented student for PhD studies and, on the other hand, in conjunction with the Public Policy MA program, provides the students who seek jobs in the public or private sector with the highly demanded skills in economic policy and analysis.

The PhD program offered its first degree in 2010. With a quality curriculum and first-class faculty, it aims at producing top-level academicians. ... [-]


MA in European Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integration process, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the European political and administrative systems as well as historical and philosophical foundations of modern Europe. [+]

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integration process, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the European political and administrative systems as well as historical and philosophical foundations of modern Europe. They will also gain the necessary skills to compete for increasing opportunities in careers within the newly emerging institutions of Europe as Euro-bureaucrats and policy-makers, as representatives of and/or analysts/consultants to governments, NGOs and the private sector in all matters relating to the European Union.... [-]


MA in History

Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by the novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. [+]

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by the novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. In its innovative and comprehensive approach to the field of Ottoman and Modern Turkish field of studies, the History Programs benefits from the wide-ranging professional capabilities of its academic staff as well as from the interdisciplinary make up of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The separate MA and Ph.D. trajectories in the program are envisaged as constituting a total and integral course of study that promotes research in diverse areas ranging from political and legal to intellectual and cultural history as well as nationalism studies.... [-]


MA in Political Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and Ph.D. levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools, and sound methodological training in the discipline. [+]

The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and Ph.D. levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools, and sound methodological training in the discipline. The program covers the major fields of Political Science (Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory) and offers a rich set of specialization possibilities. With a thematic concentration on Turkish Politics, Middle Eastern Politics, and European Politics, the program stands out among its competitors in Turkey by its courses and faculty members specializing in formal theory and the production and analysis of quantitative evidence.... [-]


MA in Turkish Studies

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Turkish Studies MA program is the first such interdisciplinary graduate program in Turkey with English language instruction. Its primary purpose is to meet the growing international demand for knowledge about and a deeper understanding of Turkey. [+]

MATS, the Turkish Studies MA program at Sabancı University, is the first such interdisciplinary graduate program in Turkey with English language instruction. Its primary purpose is to meet the growing international demand for knowledge about and a deeper understanding of Turkey. With a highly flexible curriculum that capitalizes on the intellectual and scholarly resources available at one of Turkey's leading private universities, MATS offers students a broad range of courses in History, Political Science, Economics, Cultural Studies, Conflict Resolution, and Visual Arts. In addition, the curriculum also seeks to meet the needs of those international students who wish to learn or improve their command of the Turkish language. Also available are a number of other language courses, including, for example, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, Persian or Kurdish.... [-]


MA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in art, design or theoretical study related to these fields, and which form the three main tracks of the program. [+]

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in art, design or theoretical study related to these fields, and which form the three main tracks of the program. The degree requirement is a fully articulated studio project or a written theoretical dissertation which revolves around a cohesive query, concept or topic that can be applied to at least one of the three areas of investigation of the program, and which as a finalized product is expected to be presented to a jury at the end of studies.

While students may choose to remain solely within any of the three main tracks indicated above, due to the increased nature of hybridization in the overall field of art, design and related theory we also make provisions for hybrid projects/written theses which spread themselves out over two or more of these fields, or combine the expertise and methodologies of them into novel outcomes which reside at their intersections.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Computer Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Program addresses leading-edge science and technology both with its wide curriculum and research expertise. In parallel with the philosophy of Sabancı University, our target is the production and dissemination of knowledge through local and international, academic and industrial, and possibly inter-disciplinary, R&D projects. [+]

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Program addresses leading-edge science and technology both with its wide curriculum and research expertise.

In parallel with the philosophy of Sabancı University, our target is the production and dissemination of knowledge through local and international, academic and industrial, and possibly inter-disciplinary, R&D projects. Whether you want to collaborate with us in enthusiastic projects or you want to become a CSE student, our most valuable assets, please take a tour of our site to get to know us better.

Master's and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs.

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MSc in Electronics Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The Electronics Engineering (EE) program is designed to provide the theoretical fundamentals of and a comprehensive technological background for leading-edge work in this rapidly developing field. The program offers a balanced set of courses in the areas of electronic devices and circuits, optics, communication systems, networks, information and signal processing, from which our students are able to select their courses according to their own interests. [+]

The Electronics Engineering (EE) program is designed to provide the theoretical fundamentals of and a comprehensive technological background for leading-edge work in this rapidly developing field. The program offers a balanced set of courses in the areas of electronic devices and circuits, optics, communication systems, networks, information and signal processing, from which our students are able to select their courses according to their own interests. The entire program is structured around an innovative project-based approach to education, which will challenge students to excel in defining and solving realistic design and engineering problems. With these skills, our EE graduates are expected to assume technological leadership positions in many sectors involving electronics and computing, where a sound knowledge of electronics engineering is vital for implementations of information technologies and system integration applications.... [-]


MSc in Industrial Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The graduate curriculum leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in academia. [+]

The graduate curriculum leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering is designed to provide the students with computing, quantitative, analytical, and applications skills and to prepare them as entrepreneurs, problem solvers, effective decision-makers, and change agents in a competitive business environment or as prospective scientists in academia. The program focuses on production and service systems, integrated manufacturing supply chain management, product development process, modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, biomanufacturing, additive manufacturing (3D printing), modeling and analysis of manufacturing processes and equipment, operations research approaches to telecommunication and energy systems.... [-]


MSc in Manufacturing Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Welcome to the Manufacturing Engineering Program at Sabancı University. Our recently funded program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Advanced Manufacturing technologies and provides opportunities for continuing education to support our industry partners to educate and enhance their workforce. [+]

Welcome to the Manufacturing Engineering Program at Sabancı University. Our recently funded program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Advanced Manufacturing technologies and provides opportunities for continuing education to support our industry partners to educate and enhance their workforce. Our unique and interdisciplinary program is designed for individuals who wish to achieve competency in the effective integration of manufacturing, computing, material processing and production functions in any manufacturing enterprise.

Our faculty members come from diverse professional and academic backgrounds with expertise in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics and Materials Science, and Engineering. Their research areas include manufacturing processes and equipment, additive manufacturing (3D printing), biomanufacturing, computer-aided design and manufacturing, integrated manufacturing systems, nano-micro manufacturing, composite and polymer manufacturing, and manufacturing and technology strategies.... [-]


MSc in Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Graduate students may choose to follow the regular track of pure mathematics as well as joint work with other disciplines within the university such as the computer science or economics. [+]

Graduate programs lead to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics.

The current interests concentrate in mainly two areas:

analysis and its applications (applied functional analysis, differential equations, numerical analysis), algebra and number theory and their applications (in particular, modular forms, finite fields, coding theory, and cryptography).

Graduate students may choose to follow the regular track of pure mathematics as well as joint work with other disciplines within the university such as the computer science or economics.

The research within the Mathematics Group at Sabancı University focus on:

Algebra, Number Theory and Applications (finite fields, curves over finite fields, algebraic coding theory, pseudorandom number generators, enumerative combinatorics, integer partitions and q-series). Analysis (functional and complex analysis, differential equations, probability and distributions). Admission Requirements ... [-]

MSc in Mechatronics Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Mechatronics program at Sabanci University aims to educate creative individuals who can apply ideas from all such disciplines to design today's complex systems. [+]

Mechatronics is the design methodology of systems based on multidisciplinary engineering approaches. Most modern systems such as consumer products, manufacturing machines, or even exotic measurement devices must be designed to comply with several constraints at the same time, including complex behavior, mechanical and electronic precision, low cost, low power consumption, environmental friendliness, networked operation, smart interaction with users and work in uncertain environments. Their design requires engineers who are fluent in such disciplines as electronics, mechanics, computers, control, and other areas like optics and material science.

Mechatronics program at Sabanci University aims to educate creative individuals who can apply ideas from all such disciplines to design today's complex systems. The approach is supported by a curriculum seamlessly integrating the diverse disciplines, while being hands-on and research oriented from the undergraduate education, utilizing our comprehensive research infrastruture used for the industrial projects and fundamental research conducted by the program members.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology. These topics all rely on a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. [+]

The Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology. These topics all rely on a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The program also has a biotechnology dimension with courses on the exploitation of biological systems for developing new technologies and industrial applications. We educate future bioengineers who benefit from interdisciplinary undergraduate courses to build an understanding of engineering concepts and techniques. Students learn to apply engineering principles to the re-conceptualization of biological phenomena and are trained to acquire skills for developing new materials and processes, including genetic modification of agriculturally important plants and human cells.... [-]


MSc in Physics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

High Energy Astrophysics research at Sabanci University concentrates on the structure, dynamics, and evolution of neutron stars, black holes, white dwarfs, matter in their environments, as well as the radiation emitted by these compact objects. [+]

Research Areas Experimental Condensed Matter Physics High Energy Astrophysics Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Mathematical physics Theoretical Molecular Biophysics

High Energy Astrophysics:

High Energy Astrophysics research at Sabanci University concentrates on the structure, dynamics, and evolution of neutron stars, black holes, white dwarfs, matter in their environments, as well as the radiation emitted by these compact objects. Instrumentation research with room temperature semiconductors is also pursued. This research particularly aims at understanding the structure of matter at the highest densities, up to and beyond 10^15 g/cm^3, under extreme magnetic fields of up to10^15 G and the most rapid possible rotation rates, with rotation periods as short as milliseconds. Theoretical research, as well as observations with international X-ray and gamma ray observatory satellites, in addition to optical observations at the TÜBİTAK National Observatory are pursued. The Sabancı University Astrophysics and Space Forum also hosts workshops and foster scientific collaboration with astrophysicists in Turkey and abroad. ... [-]


Master

MA in Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. [+]

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. Consistent with the philosophy and mission of the University, the Program aims to take a regional lead in providing support for peacemaking and conflict prevention schemes on the ground.

Initiated in Fall 2000, the master's program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution has the following goals and objectives:

Presenting students with an analytical perspective that will enable them to define objective parameters as well as the perceptual and psychological context of conflicts Equipping students with theoretical understanding and practical skills in conflict resolution so as to assist them in managing conflict situations creatively and constructively. Various approaches to conflict resolution and conflict management techniques are introduced, such as negotiation, mediation, problem solving techniques, and track two diplomacy Encouraging students to apply their conflict resolution background to policy issues related to disputes in or among governments, organizations, civil societies, or corporations. The international dimension of the program considers the changing nature of diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. ... [-]

Masters in Business Analytics

Campus Full time 21 months September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The all-new M.Sc. in Business Analytics program, another first in Turkey by Sabancı University, provides a unique opportunity for you to sharpen your skills in Analytics, a trending research and practice area in the world, due to the rise of Big Data. This is a 21-month full-time thesis-based program with scholarship, where you will have a chance to attend classes with top-level peers. [+]

Masters in Business Analytics

The all-new M.Sc. in Business Analytics program, another first in Turkey by Sabancı University, provides a unique opportunity for you to sharpen your skills in Analytics, a trending research and practice area in the world, due to the rise of Big Data. This is a 21-month full-time thesis-based program with scholarship, where you will have a chance to attend classes with top-level peers.

Through our rigorous courses in data analytics, modeling and optimization, decision analysis, collaboration with the industry leaders in business and data analytics, and hands-on thesis work utilizing real-world data available at our Behavioral Analytics & Visualization Lab, you will be well prepared for a business career as a data scientist/analyst, on the way to becoming a Chief Data or Analytics Officer. You may also use your new skill set to pursue Ph.D. in Business Analytics if you have an appetite for research.... [-]


MSc in Materials Science and Nanoengineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials. [+]

Materials Science and Nanoengineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials. As a consequence of this profile, graduates of the program may expect job offers ranging from basic and applied research in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences to industries concentrating on advanced technological materials.

Materials Science and Nanoengineering deals mainly with synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals with applications such as bullet-proof glasses, fire-retardant plastics, superabsorbant materials, optical devices, electrical conductors, artificial skin and drug-delivery. As an interdisciplinary field, materials science and technology is closely related to diverse disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology, or chemical and mechanical engineering and mechanics.... [-]


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Sabancı University, Orta Mahalle, Üniversite Caddesi
No: 27 Tuzla

İstanbul, 34956 TR