Incoming students need to make their own housing arrangements as YTU, currently, does not provide any form of accommodation for incoming international students. You may opt for shared apartments, dormitories, or choose to rent an apartment. Please be reminded that YTU is not affiliated with any residence halls and rental apartments and that the university does not assume responsibility over any inconvenience regarding off-campus self-arranged accommodation.
Some international students either share an apartment with other students or stay at private dormitories. If you are looking for such alternatives, ESN Yıldız, a voluntary student group, may offer you some guiding tips:
Another option is to rent an apartment. Finding an apartment in İstanbul can be a challenge. Make sure to start your search early to ensure that you have a place to stay when the term begins.

Incoming PhD/Post docs are assigned accommodation in one of the three dormitories offering on campus lodgings for graduate students. Here are the details regarding the dormitories, required documents for registration and fees:  Please contact the Department of HealthCulture and Sports to enquire vacancies available and to plan your accommodation arrangements.

Incoming  Scholars and their families are provided faculty housing apartments on Davutpaşa campus. Please be reminded that you are required to contact the personnel office through ( or email at  well in advance to your arrival to ensure that your accommodation arrangements run smoothly. For further information visit:

Short-term Visitors should check with the guesthouse for room availability.