After the University Entrance Examinations, students who wish to study at Sabancı University choose the faculties without declaring the majors and their education in Sabancı University begins with the Foundations Development Program. Foundations of Development Program is the core of our education system aims to equalize the students coming from different backgrounds and enable more informed and mature career decisions.

The Foundations Development Program consists of two important educational stages;

  • Foundations Development Year (FDY) which aims to improve communication skills and English proficiency of our students,
  • University Courses which is a collection of courses from different disciplines to inform students about the major programs and provide different points of view.

Foundations Development Directorate (TGD) coordinates the Foundations Development Program and takes action to: