Sabanci University

Introduction

Sabanci University is truly the place to study in Turkey. The university provides a multidisciplinary education across its three faculties. At SU, following the ideals of academic freedom, students have the chance to choose their majors after their first or second academic year. This allows students to decide what program to study at university with greater understanding about higher education and about their own academic and career interests.

Education

Sabanci University provides a multidisciplinary education across its three faculties. At SU students have the chance to choose their majors after their first or second academic year. This allows students to decide what program to study at university with greater understanding about higher education and about their own academic and career interests.

With its world class faculty, globally ranked education in English, and affordable tuition fees compared to similarly ranked universities across the world, SU is the place to study in Turkey. The university also provides strong scholarships for students of all nations and all education fields, guaranteeing a high quality accessible education for all.

Research

Sabanci University positions itself to be one of the most innovative and research-oriented universities in Turkey. As part of its philosophy, the university aims to direct its research efforts primarily towards applied and strategic research with the objectives of advancing knowledge, supporting teaching and contributing to the progress of the community. The university boasts a large number of laboratories and research centers, including the most advanced Nanotechnology Research and Application Center in the region. All research projects are conducted within the faculties (Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and Faculty of Management).

Career Prospects

Graduates of Sabanci University are highly valued across all sectors and many countries. 90% of graduates find employment within a year of their graduation, and our over 7000 alumni have gone on to start their careers or do their postgraduates studies at some of the best companies and universities in the world.

The universities our graduates chose as their destinations for graduate school include Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Politecnico di Milano, Boston University, Harvard University, Brown University, Stanford University and University of Massachusetts.

Unilever, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Ford, and Deloitte & Touche are among the companies that our alumni went on to work for.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Cultural Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

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 Istanbul

Economics MA and Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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 Istanbul

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, superabsorbent 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.... [-]


Contact
Location address
Sabancı University, Orta Mahalle, Üniversite Caddesi
No: 27 Tuzla

Istanbul, Istanbul, 34956 TR