[URGENT] A Semester Exchange Program at IAU Turkey Intake Spring 2024

Mon, 30 Oct 2023
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Exchange for ITS Students
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Istanbul Aydin University (IAU) Turkey opens a virtual student exchange program for Spring 2024 (February – June 2024)  intake for ITS students. The tuition fee for this program is waived. However the accepted students are responsible for their independent quarantine, learning materials, dorm and  living expenses in Turkey including Roundtrip Flight Ticket & Travel Insurance.  students need to check the entry regulations from Turkey Government

ITS Students are only allow to take one course and it is not compulsory to do transfer credit. ITS GE will select only 2 ITS students for this program

You may find any information regarding the program here  and general information here 

Click on the link for IAU Academic Programs and Courses:

ITS Students need only to take one courses and please choose another course as the back up
ITS Student can only take courses at these departments: Business, International Trade, Political Science and International Relations, Aviation Management, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

This program is only open for ITS Students S1 batch 2021 & S2 who already completed minimum 1 semester from related department

A STUDENT VISA is required to be registered as a student in Turkey. You must apply for a student visa in your home country before coming to Turkey. In order to apply for a student visa, you will need to visit the nearest Turkish Consulate in your home country with the following documents:
• The letter of Acceptance from Istanbul Aydin University
• A completed visa application form
• Visa fee
*The required documents for the consulate may vary please visit consulate web site for detailed information.

Residence Permit Application
Within one month of your arrival, you have to apply for your residence permit ONLINE. Please, immediately make your appointment at this link upon your arrival to İstanbul; A Residence Permit is an official document stating registration with the Directorate General of Migration Management (İçişleri Bakanlığı Göç İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü).
Required Documents For Residence Permit:
1) 1Application form filled out according to the information on the passport (can be done at the time of application)
2) Student Letter document (available from the Student Affairs Office)
3) 5 photos (passport size)
4) Passport-Copy of the pages including ID information and the last entrance to Turkey in the passport
5) Application fee
6) The birth certificate may be requested for foreign minors.
7) Proof of Full Legal Name Certificate will be requested from students who have mentioned in their passport their full name, without a clear distinction between the name and surname. This certificate must be obtained prior to arrival to Turkey and will be issued by the nearest to you Consulate/Embassy.
8) Original health insurance if you bought it from J Block ground floor (take with you the original that has 3 pages).

Compulsory Health Insurance
This insurance is not optional unless you have your own insurance. In this case, you should contact the staff at the officeof International Student and Staff Affairs with the documents of proof and have them advise and register you to the Compulsory Health Insurance if need be.

Why do I need Compulsory Health Insurance?
The Compulsory Health Insurance is required for below purposes:
Registration to the University.
To renew your registration to the University.
To obtain a residence permit.

İstanbul Aydın University Dormitory (Girls only):
Private | Double room per person: prices for one semester should be asked
Republika Hostel (Boys and Girls):
Private | Triple room per person: prices for one semester should be asked

Dormitory Fees Approx. $2000~4000 / Semester
Books (Depends on the class) Approx. $100 / Semester
Meals $3~4 / each meal
Personal Expenses $200~300 / month


  • Please check availability of dormitories. For dormitory suggestions please check the ‘Exchange Guide’.
  • Istanbul Airport to dormitory (near Istanbul Aydin University Florya Campus) taxi fare is; approx. 250 TL (18 USD, 15 EURO)
  • Contact International Academic Relations Office
  • Address of the International Academic Relations Office of Aydin University is:
    Istanbul Aydin University
    İpek ÇALIŞIR
    Florya Campus J Block 2. Floor
    International Academic Relations Office
    Besyol Mah. Inonu Cad. No:40.
    34295 Sefakoy / Kücükcekmece
    Istanbul / TURKEY
  • On arrival to IAU you will acquire a Student Card provided by IAU International Academic Affairs.
  • You will also receive a password to gain access to the Faculty´s computers and will be informed of the schedules of the courses.
  • If you want to change the learning agreement on arrival you should contact the International Academic Relations Coordinator of the University.
  • Useful Links:

Required documents:

  1. CV
  2. Scanned of Academic Transcript in English version
  3. Scanned Passport
  4. Passport size photograph
  5. Scanned of ID Students
  6. Application Form
  7. Learning Agreement (IAU)
  8. Recommendation Letter
  9. Motivation Letter (One Page A4), Please mentioned clearly  your course selection and also 1 other course as the back up  in your motivation letter
  10. The latest certificate of TOEFL/EFL/IELTS/TOEFL IBT (screenshoot score from web UPT Bahasa is not acceptable).
  11. Statement Letter (please download from here )
  12. Learning agreement (ITS)  (please download from here ) –> (Only for applicant who would like to do credit transfer)
  13. Certificate of GCW Non Degree (minimum C) or Result Test GCW Non Degree min 80 (S2 Applicants can replace it with R2SEP certificate)
  14. Vaccination Certificate of the nominated exchange student is approved by the International Office of the home university.
  15. ITS Students must consult with thier parents for the financial aspects and please kindly provide the statement letter from your parents (in Bahasa) that your parents are support you (all financial & mental) to join this program. (No format required)

The incomplete application will not proceed by Mobility Team.

For ITS Students who interested to join this program please kindly submit your application through this form . All of your documents must be in PDF and collected in 1 (one) .zip/.rar file. If you have finished and submitted your Study Abroad Application form, YOU HAVE TO SEND email to confirming that you have filled out the Study Abroad Application Form and submit it. Please use this subject: “Confirmation Study Abroad Application_IAU_NAME_NRP”. The submission deadline is on 9 November 2023 ( 23.59 WIB). The Interview Session will be held on 10 November 2023.

If you have questions about this program, please send an email to Mr. Ade at with subject : ASK_IAU

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