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International Relations Office

About Us

As one of the leading Turkish universities in education, research and community outreach, Sabancı University (SU) values the importance of internationalization and aims to enhance its international profile as a world-class university.

The International Relations Office (IRO) provides a wide ranging support service for key aspects of the University's internationalization strategy. It has two units working together under one umbrella with the aim of enhancing the internationalization of the university through international exchange cooperation and international degree-seeking student recruitment.

Reach us if you are an international degree-seeking student interested in applying or a current student searching for information on study abroad opportunities, or an overseas institution wishing to work with us.

What are we doing? International Students

Sabancı University undergraduate and graduate education programs are open to international students. Our university aims to enable all talented and self-confident students with a strong sense of responsibility for social change to contribute to scientific, social and technological developments. To this end, all international students can study at our university and are supported by participatory teamwork.

Incoming Exchange Students

New friends, new city, new country! Sabancı University offers brand new academic and social opportunities to exchange students from abroad. The International Relations Office ensures that the time that exchange students spend at our university will be more productive and enjoyable. For more information, you can visit Exchange Incoming page.

Outgoing Exchange Students

All Sabancı University students are encouraged to participate in the exchange programs of distinguished universities, to get a global education and to get to know different cultures. Participating in Erasmus+ and other exchange programs allows our students to be better equipped for both social and professional business life. Make an appointment - Apply for Exchange Programs ( for Sabanci University students)

Staff Exchange Program

Not only our students, but also our academic and administrative staff can benefit from Erasmus+ and other exchange programs. Our personnel exchange program, which offers the opportunity to work for up to 6 weeks at an outstanding university or institution abroad, enables both our academics and administrative staff to improve themselves.