Essential utility services such as gas, central heating, water, electricity and internet connection are all already provided if you are staying at one of the on campus housing and are included in the rental fees. Therefore, you do not need to make any applications for these services. However, if you choose to rent an apartment, you will need to make the necessary formal arrangements yourself. While you can do this by going to the relevant offices in person, you can also complete the applications online via e-devlet portal through searching “abonelik başvurusu” (subscription application)
- Gas: İGDAŞ. https://www.igdas.com.tr/.
- Water: İSKİ. https://www.iski.istanbul/web
- Electricity: CK Boğaziçi Elektrik (European Side), Ayesaş (Anatolian Side) *There are many electricity distribution companies you can opt for. These are two of the major ones.
- Internet connection: YTU dormitories and housing provide wireless internet connection.