Kadir Has University


Kadir Has University (KHU) was founded in 1997, in Istanbul. The university, with its six faculties of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Law and Fine Arts, Faculty of Applied Sciences, as well as its several vocational schools, is dedicated to becoming a leader in educational and cultural fields in Turkey, as well as establishing itself as an international center for research and scientific development.

University in Numbers:


    Europa Nostra Architectural Award Winner
  • 1 main and 2 satellite campuses
  • 3300 m² Research Area
  • 12000 m² Study Area
  • 12000 m² Recreation Area
  • Dormitories in the city center


  • 6 Faculties,
  • 2 Vocational Schools
  • 2 Graduate Schools
  • 9 Associate Programs
  • 25 Undergraduate Programs
  • 20 Master’s Programs
  • 8 PhD Programs
  • 7 Research Centers
  • Lifelong Education Center


  • English Language Instruction
  • Small Classes
  • Double Majors
  • Social Responsibility Projects
  • Electives during 3rd and 4th years


  • 6% Foreign Faculty Members
  • 49% with PhD from abroad
  • 16% Full Professors
  • 8% Assistant Professors


  • Coventry University (UK)
  • Purdue University Indianapolis (USA)
  • Montana State University (USA)
  • Bremen University (Germany)


  • 6500 Students
  • 75% in Undergraduate Programs
  • Full Time International students from 39 countries
  • Student/Professor ratio: 27


  • Tuition per year: 15000 USD
  • 25% and 50% Entry tuition waivers
  • 2014 average entry undergraduate scholarship: 50%
  • 2014 average graduate scholarship: 36%
  • 2014 average PhD scholarship: 55%
  • Performance scholarship from sophomore year


  • Erasmus Program: 84 Exchange Partners from 21 Countries
  • Other Exchange Programs: 63 Partners from 21 Countries
  • Exchange opportunities in USA, UK, Canada, Taiwan, China, Korea, India, Russia
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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B.A. in International Trade and Finance

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Aware that keeping up with the latest developments in the field is crucial, we take a global perspective on economics, finance, and international trade. Bolstered by an interdisciplinary approach and our faculty members’ broad base of knowledge, we offer programs primarily in administration and economics, and in addition to a number of other programs, students can enroll in dual major and minor degree programs as well. [+]

“The objective of the International Trade and Finance department is to provide the students with a sound education in economics, finance and international trade with a global perspective. Our program is designed and the curriculum is continually updated in order to teach students both the contemporary models and theories of finance and economics, as well as empirical methods used in the field at the highest international standards. We try to do our best to help the students understand and analyze the economic and financial data and discuss global problems, and be able to offer creative solutions. We try to facilitate student engagement and participation with an active learning approach. Our supportive classroom environment provides students with opportunities to practice their skills or test their knowledge in a ‘safe’ way so that even the very shy students can participate. Our ultimate goal is contribute to students’ lives and their professional pursuits, and to enable them to function as capable professionals who will succeed in their careers in all fields related to finance and trade. Arhan S. Ertan Assistant Professor of Economics [-]

B.A. in Public Relations and Information

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Kadir Has University's Public Relations and Information department has rapidly grown in popularity, and the curriculum has been enlarged to include corporate communications, event coordination, social responsibility, lobbying, crisis communications and image management. [+]

Department of Public Relations and Information targets educating future public relations experts who would make original contributions in the fields of media and communications working according to the profession's ethic principles and who would collate theory and practice in creative ways and enrich their talents with in depth knowledge of methodology. In the 21st century, the field has become increasingly important and there is a great demand for specialists and information. To fulfill this need, the department’s undergraduate program is designed to ensure that its graduates have a firm understanding of the needs of society and the communication skills to set up strong, lasting relations with stakeholders that uphold the goals of their institutions. The courses offered are continually updated to reflect changes in the world, and the faculty members are graduates from leading universities both in Turkey and abroad. [-]

B.A in Radio, Television and Cinema

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The program offers courses in the fields of radio, television, and cinema, with professional concentrations in camerawork, sound, lighting, scriptwriting, directing and news reporting. A number of television programs are produced at Kadir Has University, giving the students the opportunity to develop their technical skills through hands-on experience. [+]

“We aim to provide our students, who will be the next generation to produce, promote, and distribute products in the cultural domain, with the tools to nurture their talents by teaching them the theory as well as practice of “seeing” and “showing.” As such, we especially value creating a balance between the theoretical and the practical in our curriculum. With the support of our academic staff as well as leading professionals who teach in the department, our students have the opportunity to develop themselves in the main fields of Radio, Television, and Cinema, both on a theoretical level, and in professional concentrations such as film and television production, directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, editing, and sound design. Our graduates are employed in Turkey’s booming fields of television, film production and advertising.” Asst. Prof. Melis Behlil, Department Head [-]

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The research fields of Kadir Has University’s Computer Engineering faculty members include analysis and design of algorithms, microprocessor systems, embedded systems, computer architecture, computer networks, database systems and database application development, computational geometry, parallel programming, software engineering and high-performance computing [+]

Computer engineering program is designed to achieve a balanced integration of topics from Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to train engineers who are capable of tracking the complex problems in this domain. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program features a balanced core program with the engineering aspects of software and hardware, mathematical foundations of computation. The computer engineering electives permit students to build on this core with varying emphasis, depending on their interests. [-]

B.Sc. in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department aims to train artists who can create a comfortable, useful and pleasant environment in interior spaces. The internal design revolves around consumer's personal and social needs, modern technology and current art trends. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design curriculum is based on the contemporary trends and interdisciplinary approach, is structured around the interior design studio as its center. Technical courses are given through hands-on applications within small group projects whereby computer aided design techniques and presentation techniques are encouraged. Department targets training designers who have the skills of questioning and perceiving the phenomenon of designing a wide spectrum that ranges from individual industrial product to architectural and urban scale, who have the sensitivity towards historical contexts and who can convert these sensitivities and awareness into creativity. The graduates are not only accepted to qualified master’s degree programs of prominent graduate design schools, completing their education; they are also employed in national and international design offices, furniture and construction companies or running their own design offices. [-]

B.Sc. in Management Information Systems

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The mission of the Department is to perform and be internationally known for research in the areas of information systems management, knowledge management, systems [+]

Management Information Systems program at Kadir Has University teaches students business management and information technologies in an inter-disciplinary way. One of the aims of the MIS program is to educate people who will be able to develop information technologies and to use these systems efficiently in management thus strengthening the ability of companies to compete. To this end, students are taught primarily computer technologies concepts (programming, web design, database management etc.) and management concepts (economics, trade, accountancy, finance etc.). Secondarily, with lessons that will combine these two areas, students will learn concepts such as systems development, IT management, electronic trading, and design mechanisms. Courses will be supported with lab work and projects where students’ skills for application are developed as well as their theoretical knowledge [-]