Istanbul Commerce University founded in 2001 by the Chamber of Commerce, has the priviledge of being one of the first foundation universities in Turkey. The university currently has 6000 students, 200 academic staff and 4 campuses all located in central Istanbul. Five faculties one higher vocational school, and three reseach and education centers, work to serve students academic needs.

Our University gives importance to foreign exchange programs for students to gain experience in international education and carries out the exchange of students and faculty members within the framework of the Erasmus program. Each year students of  Istanbul Commerce University study at partner universities in Europe for one or two terms, and  students coming from these universities are educated in our university. Exchange agreements have been signed with 55 reputable universities in 19 European countries. We have been sending and accepting eligible students with our partner schools in Europe since 2005.

Duration of the Erasmus student exchange program varies from 4 to 10 months. The European credit transfer system (ECTS) tries to define the courses in terms of work load they give to students.  A student takes a minimum of 30 ECTS credit course during a semester .The courses of the exchange program are determined in advance.

Exchange students participating in the program do not pay any tuition fees to the  partner university. Erasmus students receive an Erasmus grant for the period they spend in during their Erasmus term. An Erasmus grant  is the allowance given to students participating in the Erasmus exchange program to support their cost of living. Travel, health insurance and visa fees are paid by the student.

ERASMUS+ Handbook (All Outgoing Students should read it carefully)