Founded in 1999, Okan University opened its doors to its first students in the 2003-2004 academic year. Istanbul Okan University has 10 faculties, a medical hospital, a dental hospital and more than 25,000 students, including 2165 international students.
There are many living and activity areas, from educational buildings to the library, from dormitories to the Social Life Centre, where students can meet all their needs, from the cinema to indoor and outdoor sports halls. The campus, which is adjacent to Sabiha Gökçen Airport, is built on an area of 160 acres.Okan University Tuzla Campus is located in Tuzla district on the Anatolian side. Tuzla Campus is 10 km from Sabiha Gökçen Airport, 7 km from Kurtköy Viaport Shopping Mall, 19 km from Pendik Tavşantepe Metro Station. The campus can be reached by car from the TEM Highway, E-5 Highway and Şile Road. There are also university rings.
The distance from Istanbul Okan University to major cities is 464 km to Ankara, 708 km to Antalya, 1392 km to Diyarbakır, 1256 km to Erzurum, 494 km to İzmir and 756 km to Samsun. Istanbul Okan University has Erasmus+ exchange programmes. You can easily apply for programmes at Istanbul Okan University with Find And Study.