About Us

YTU International Relations Office

We coordinate student exchange mobility as well as staff exchange programs. Our responsibility also entitles initiating collaborative and international protocols, agreements and events at both academic and administrative level.

Key tasks of YTU International Relations include:

  • promoting the YTU brand name internationally
  • raising the global awareness of YTU students and staff
  • the initiation, preparation and evaluation of agreements with international partner universities
  • the administration and promotion of Erasmus+, Farabi and Mevlana Programmes
  • the administration and recruitment of International Exchange Students and Free Mover Students
  • the administration and promotion of staff mobility
  • international visits
  • contacts with international organisations, embassies and partner universities
  • the administration and recruitment of international students who would study full-time at YTU

In line with these tasks, YTU International Relations has sustainable and feasible internationalization strategy against global competition in higher education.

Message from the International Office

YTU International Relations undertakes the responsibilities of Yildiz Technical University in the organization and coordination of international affairs. While carrying out its duties in the management and in running the international exchange programs smoothly, YTU International Relations plays an important role in partnering with international respectable higher education institutions in such ways to build cooperation through MoUs to set the ground for joint programs and projects.

In order for effective operations, YTU International Relations functions in divisions of International Cooperation and Joint Programs, International Students, Erasmus+ Program, Mevlâna Exchange Program and Farabi Exchange Program. We are getting out of our way to make YTU an internationally recognized university as well as trying to provide a memorable exchange experience for our partners and exchange students in İstanbul.

YTU International Team


YTU Welcome Desk

The Welcome Desk provides practical information and guidance to incoming international scholars and students regarding the administrative procedures required to get them started at YTU.