One of the best things about Istanbul is the versatile options one has for transportation. You can use a bus, minibus, tram, metro, funicular line or a ferry during your daily trips. Once you choose your path and master the skill of commuting with public transportation vehicles, there is nowhere in the city that you can’t reach.You can travel between the continents of Europe and Asia through a bus if it’s on your way, a ferry if you wish to travel with a great Bosphorus view or through the underground metro if you are in a hurry.
As the city that has hosted several civilizations over centuries, Istanbul still preserves its cultural diversity and remains to be a country where cultural exchanges constantly happen. It is a city where you can meet people from all over the world and engage with them through several events. Living in Istanbul, you will never run out of cultural activities to do for they continuously take place throughout the year. Events and activities related to arts, music, theatre, cinema and many other cultural fields occur in almost every season.
Food is an integral part of Istanbul’s culture. The food varieties in the city are as diverse as the city’s population. To begin with the Turkish cuisine, it reflects the Turkish heritage for the most part and you can find restaurants that serve Turkish traditional food all around the city. From the Eastern cuisine to the Mediterranean, from the Black Sea region to the Aegean, you can find all of their tastes and dishes within one city. In short, you can satisfy all of your cravings in the city of Istanbul!
Haliç University offers only academic merit scholarship for those who completed their first year already in the University. You can have up to 15% scholarship after completing your first year in our University. In order to have scholarship you will need to start and complete your first semester with fixed tuition fee.
Now it's possible for current students in other universities inside or outside Turkey to apply for a transfer application. With the Haliç International Online Application Portal, students can apply for a transfer application.
You need to upload the following documents to the Application Form: - High School Transcript - High School Diploma - University Transcript: must contain all the courses completed, with the grades earned, and the overall grade point average (CGPA) - Courses Description: must contain information about the courses curriculum, course materials, and any other important departmental information. - Student Certificate - Equivalency Certificate (Denklik)
*Please note that all documents given by the former university must be stamped and in a sealed envelope.
*We would like to kindly emphasize that, regardless of these application procedures, there is no guarantee that your courses can be transferred. This decision is strictly up to the faculty committee’s decision to approve, deny, and/or consider transfer applications.
If you need to get a visa to enter Turkey, you may apply for it at the closest Turkish Embassy/Consulate with your Official Acceptance Letter which states that you will be our student here in Turkey. You may check the information for each embassy/consulate using the following link:
Please note that if you are planning to stay in Turkey for more than 90 days within a 180-day period, for any reason, including tourism, you must get a Turkish Residence Permit.
International students who have overstayed their visas, residence permits, or visa exempt periods (for some countries), will be subjected to a fine or a travel ban preventing you from re-entering Turkey for a period between 3 months to 5 years.
It is highly recommended to visit the Haliç International Office to apply for residence permit. You can apply in person on campus by visiting our office.