Istanbul Commerce University


Adopting the concepts “Local Identity, Global Vision” as a principle, Istanbul Commerce University aims to educate students, who recognize local values as well as comprehend the global perspectives with the awareness of the importance of ethical values along with the qualifications of participation, spirit of sharing, observation, and competitiveness. Located at the central and distinguished places of Istanbul, the city defined as the cradle of civilization, Istanbul Commerce University is a foundation university established in 2001, as the social responsibility project of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Foundation for Educational and Social Services. With this background, Istanbul Commerce University which combines the university with business world, has been preparing its students to the future with more than 200 academic members who are experts in their fields. Istanbul Commerce University invites and welcomes international applications from all over the world.

Our university started functioning in 2001-2002 academic year with 73 students, celebrating its 13th anniversary  with the number of students counting more than 6000 as of today, has been continuing to rise in a consistent way in academic world with national and international activities held each year, and with its academic studies as well as its publications.


“If there was only one country in the world, its capital would be Istanbul” says Napoleon Bonaparte. Istanbul Commerce University provides its students with the opportunity of having a high quality education in the central places of Istanbul. In a multicultural atmosphere enriched by a deep historical background for international students, the students enrolled in our university will have a chance to enjoy their education life abroad. Along with welcoming and comfortable environment of Istanbul, our students will learn through entertainment, socialize with different people from all around the world, and discover new cultures and new lifestyles. Designed and located for the mentioned purposes above, Istanbul Commerce University has four separate campuses with high standard facilities, wide exhibition areas and recreation sites.