Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.
The Department of Tourism Guidance provides students with the training to become tourist guides, (certified by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism). Graduates will be cap
BA in Tourism Guidance
The Department of Tourism Guidance provides students with the training to become tourist guides, (certified by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism). Graduates will be capable of guiding both local and international tourists. They will also become specialists in the sector and gain the entrepreneurial skills to set up their own business in the travel and tourism industry. The training offered fulfills the needs of the tourism sector for highly skilled, quality staff, who can professionally represent their country, and introduce the natural, historical and cultural attractions to visiting tourists.
The Department of Tourism Management prepares students to follow current trends and technological developments in the tourism sector. Students are also trained to develop
The purpose of Tourism Management Department is to lead the students all their life long, to represent them a life oriented education and prepare them to tourism sector environment.
The language of education in Tourism Management Department is in English. Compulsorily; one of the German, Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and Portuguese languages are offered as language courses. Besides, one of these is also offered as an elective third foreign language course.
Within the concept of student exchange; Erasmus offers the chance of studying abroad from 6 to 12 months. As being the only university representing Turkey in European Network of University Colleges in Tourism (ACCEPT) organisation, Department of Tourism Management enables students to attend the ACEEPT project weeks that is held in diverse countries, for instance in Switzerland in 2014....
Creativity, design and communication. Our department is built upon these three notions that changed the world swiftly over the last two centuries.
Creativity, design and communication
Our department is built upon these three notions that changed the world swiftly over the last two centuries. The aim of our department is to raise individuals that will participate in mass communication processes. We welcome our Radio, Television and Cinema students with a corresponding perception of technology and education, course schedule and an academic staff. The magical words of the contemporary communication world, ‘now, here and immediately’ indicate to be online without any interruption. These notions also comprise social media, television and radio broadcasting, cinema, and the world that we carry with us, new media, which shape our lives. As all these media intertwine with each other on the level of content and organization, they also connect individuals and societies with each other. As a department with this field of training, we are aware of the changing media structure. We have a responsive program that gives our students the insight this era requires, which is having an open mind to innovation and attuning themselves to new developments. Our students learn by practice. We expect them to reflect their knowledge of basic theories related to their fields in their designs and express themselves creatively through them. This is why we consider the practice also as a way of self-development process, rather than just a way of learning. Our students benefit from the opportunities of our media center and get their education through a continuous practice. They operate photography, television and radio studios; cameras and editing units,...
Visual Communication Design Department aims to bring up graduates who can combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills with the ability of visual expression and com
Visual Communication Design Department aims to bring up graduates who can combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills with the ability of visual expression and communication, who possess intellectual knowledge and are able to design creative, distinctive and aesthetic messages.
Today, the ever-increasing importance paid on promotion and corporate communications by public and private institutions raises the need for visual communication designers. Therefore, the job opportunities of visual communication designers are gradually expanding. By specializing in visual communication design, the graduates of the department will have the possibility to work as creative designers in media, communications and advertising industries, in which art and design are inextricably intertwined, including various fields like desktop publishing, corporate identity design, infographics, web design, video and film production, animation, 3D modeling and multimedia applications....
These focus on written and oral translation proficiency in a range of subject areas including medicine, law, economy, international trade, and European relations.
The Department of Translation and Interpreting aims to produce graduates who are well-educated professionals in the field of Translation Studies, competent in the various disciplines of translation and interpreting, and capable of functioning in the context of national and international meetings.
In the first year of the academic program, there are courses which aim to improve basic language skills of students like reading, speaking and writing. In this regard, in the first year, the aim is to improve the foreign language skills of students and form a solid background for the written and oral translation courses they will take in the following years. Theoretical and practical courses begin in the second year. In the program, there are courses such as Law, Economy, Technical Translation and Localization and EU Relations which aim at the professionalization of students in written and oral translation in such disciplines. Departing from the idea that Translation Studies is a multidisciplinary field, courses such as “Introduction to Law,” “Introduction to Economics”, “International Foundations and Organizations” which form the basis of the field courses are also included in the syllabus. Within this context, our students receive a comprehensive and vigorous education which can be further enriched by minor and double major opportunities presented to them....
The field of international relations no longer deals exclusively with inter-state relations but also includes interactions among societies, civil society organizations, t
Analysing global systems through the basic commonalities of international relations.
The Department of International Relations aims to provide its students with the skills to view and analyze a variety of cases and problems concerning international economic, political, social, and diplomatic issues by using the basic premises of political science.
The field of international relations no longer deals exclusively with inter-state relations but also includes the analyses of interactions among societies, civil society organizations, transnational actors, and individuals. The Department of International Relations, thus, seeks to train its students to develop the necessary skills to assess the multilevel networks of relations on the global scene, conduct interdisciplinary research with theoretical and thematic explanations, and adapt themselves to the dynamics of ongoing globalization....
Our Department of Economics provides a four-year undergraduate program. The leading courses incorporated in our undergraduate curriculum are general economics, macroecono
Our Department of Economics provides a four-year undergraduate program. The leading courses incorporated in our undergraduate curriculum are general economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, labor economics, econometrics and history of economic thoughts. The entire program, within which the medium of instruction is English, is dedicated to providing the students with a comprehensive understanding of economic theories and to furnishing them with a new perspective thanks to which they would be able to interpret the mode of interpretation of the economies in general terms.
In the first year of the four-year undergraduate program, the courses are mainly focused on how the problem of the allocation of scarce resources arises within social life and what the basic principles of production-consumption maximization are. During the second year, intra-business production structure, macro-level economic analysis and parametric linkage among these are taught by means of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics courses. Third and fourth years aim to enable the students to interpret economic events, and to comprehend the relationship between technology and economic growth, the structure of economic developments and the impact of international relations on domestic economies. Elective courses are devoted to helping the student do research in their own fields of interest, study independently and improve their ability of interpretation....
In today’s global competitive environment, modern corporations are being highly affected by the dynamism and rapid developments in international trade and finance, and gl
In today’s global competitive environment, modern corporations are being highly affected by the dynamism and rapid developments in international trade and finance, and global economy. Hence, today’s successful organizations are looking for the newcomers who are aware of the recent developments, able to analyze the changes, and integrate that analytic information with their accumulative knowledge that they have gained from their university education to make right and fast decisions both for their selves and for their organizations. Recently, our country, having a rank of the seventeenth largest economy in the world, increases its both export and import trade volumes, and welcomes foreign direct investments in larger scales day by day. Therefore, companies operating in our country will need much more qualified employees, i.e. knowledge workers who can monitor the recent developments analyze the results. At this point of view, there will be an increasing demand for qualified human capital especially at managerial positions in international trade and finance in the line with this dazzling development. Izmir as an economic center in Aegean Region is the third biggest city of Turkey in which the qualified executives to be demanded. Taking the economic potential of the city and its intensive participation in international trade into account, we anticipate that our students having the qualifications mentioned above will be successful candidates to this demand. Founded in 2005 in Yasar University, Department of International Trade and Finance is one of the most favored Departments in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The mission...
Film Design Program was designed for a new generation of film artists who share a passion for motion pictures and want to learn by making their own projects.
Film Design Program was designed for a new generation of film artists who share a passion for motion pictures and want to learn by making their own projects in a hands-on program.
Learning to be a filmmaker is not done by theory alone. It is done by immersion in the process and by knowing the “whys” that teach the “hows”. It is done by hands-on experience, trial and error, feedback and correction, and questions and answers. Filmmaking demands the integration of many kinds of knowledge. In our film design courses, students learn not only how to operate a camera, light a scene, or edit a film, but they also learn how all the aspects of filmmaking relate to, interact with, and depend upon each other....
Department of International Logistics Management was founded in 2009 under the framework of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The Head of International Lo
Department of International Logistics Management was founded in 2009 under the framework of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The Head of International Logistics Management Department, Prof.Dr.Ömer Baybars Tek is one of the three authors in Turkey who wrote the first high-quality textbook in Logistics. In 1985 with Ömer Z.Aşıcı he coauthored a book titled “Fiziksel Dağıtım Yönetimi”. Between the years 1969 and 1971, Dr. Ömer Baybars Tek has also been the student and follower of world-wide known scholar Dr. Donald J. Bowersox, who is one of the forefathers of Logistics and also the Former Vice Dean of Michigan State University, the Eli Broad College of Business. Dr.Tek taught Physical Distribution classes between 1971 and 1987. Further, Dr.Tek has taught several courses including Consumer Behavior and Retail Management at the Department of Supply Chain Management, the Eli Broad College of Business in the USA between the years of 2001 and 2002....
The Department of Public Relations and Advertising provides a project-based education, with an approach based on creative thinking and design.
The students of Public Relations and Advertising Department are trained as creative professionals with competence in communication while specializing on the fields of social and corporate communication owing to the dynamic structure of the department that integrates theoretical and practical education. Faculty of Communication, Public Relations and Advertising Department accepted its first students in the 2005-2006 academic year. Students, on the one hand, gain practical experience by conducting public relations and advertising projects, on the other hand, acquire theoretical knowledge regarding the field of communication. Besides, department curriculum includes courses to enable students to develop marketing communications, advertising & PR strategies and techniques by artistic creativity and design. Public Relations and Advertising Department international students are required to gain 240 ECTS credits during 8 semesters (4 years) to graduate. All classrooms of Yaşar University Faculty of Communications are equipped with advanced audio-visual equipment and IT infrastructure. Department students benefit from the facilities of photography, television and radio studios in the Media Center for their practical studies. In addition, the Creative Ideas Studio (YAFA) functions as a communication consultancy firm in which applied courses and workshops are held and real marketing communications briefs analyzed; public relations and advertising programs and campaigns are developed. Programs and campaigns are evaluated by professionals from companies and advertising agencies. Besides, the students will be able to reinforce their theoretical knowledge by practicing journalism in YAFA’s publication İletken Journal. Graduates of Yaşar University Public Relations and Advertising Department can work in public and private corporations as...
As the Yaşar University Department of English Language and Literature, we are proud to play a role in the education and development of a new generation of young critical
As the Yaşar University Department of English Language and Literature, we are proud to play a role in the education and development of a new generation of young critical thinkers.
We aim to equip our students with the analytic and linguistic skills that will not only open up a wide range of employment possibilities for our graduates but also enable them to play an active and critical role in society.
Our students receive extensive instruction in English grammar, speaking skills and academic writing. Moreover, since they spend four years immersed in oral and written discussion and debate in English, they gain advanced proficiency in the use of language in an applied setting. The increasingly globalized nature of modern society demands experts who are not only competent in other languages but also literate in other cultures. Alongside the literature of the British Isles, students in the department have the opportunity to study other Anglophone cultures and to think critically about questions of cultural domination and autonomy in the context of the history of empire and decolonization. The culture and literature of the United States, the question of gender and literature and the connections between literary and visual culture are among fields that our students will have an opportunity to explore....
The four-year undergraduate program is concerned with the conception and design of products, services and experiences for the benefit of society.
BA in Industrial Design
The Department of Industrial Design trains students to be able to create original designs that are both authentic and distinctive in their specialised area of interest. Students are guided towards their future career in the industrial design sector, having learned to incorporate creativity into their designs, as well as acquiring problem-solving and analytical-thinking skills for the workplace.
Production of industrial goods include
Electrical and electronic equipment,
Sector specific (lighting units, accessories-souvenirs, ceramics, bathroom-kitchen ranges, toys and stationery)
This program is 70% Turkish and 30% English. We do not recommend this program if you are not fluent in Turkish....
Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is specially designed to allow the prospective student be able to construc
Our goal is to impart a classical music education using modern teaching methods. The curriculum is specially designed to allow the prospective student be able to construct a more flexible study plan that can be geared to more personal career outcomes. Our desire is to have our students be representative of the best that Turkey has to offer.
Yasar University’s Music Department, part of the Fine Arts Faculty, opened in the 2008–2009 academic year. It is the first private music school in the system of Foundation Universities in the city of Izmir. Internationally recognized performers and teachers assure the highest of academic standards. The school boasts the latest in technology and supports a fine University Chamber Orchestra....
The vision of International Relations department is to equip its graduates with a unique combination of attributes, such as advanced problem solving ability, conceptual
The vision of International Relations department is to equip its graduates with a unique combination of attributes, such as advanced problem solving ability, conceptual and analytical skills, in-depth country and global knowledge and well developed writing and language skills that enable them to pursue competitive careers and leadership roles in academic, business,policy and NGO environments in domestic and international settings.
Program Learning Outcomes
Recognize, critically analyze and develop solutions to managerial, economic and political issues in personal and professional environments
Formulate and communicate arguments effectively in oral, written and graphical form
Thrive in diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and take initiative as responsible team members
Maintain a global, socially inclusive and ethical perspective with emphasis on sustainability.
Learn fundamental concepts and theories to formulate and implement creative and effective solutions to domestic and international political challenges
Use the appropriate research methods and tools to analyze data to assess the validity of political arguments
Program Required Course Pools
Foreign Policy and Security
Identity, Citizenship, and Democracy
Domestic and Global Governance
REGIONS OF THE WORLD