Incomıng Students

Incoming Students



Istanbul Ticaret University welcomes students wishing to spend an academic term at our university. Students will be able to make use of all facilities of the university, with courses largely taking place at the new Sütlüce Campus located at a central location in Istanbul. While the medium of instruction at Istanbul Ticaret University is largely in Turkish, the departments of Business Management, Accounting, Economy, Mechatronic Engineering, Electric, and Electrical Engineering and Jewelry Engineering, Aviation Management, and Logistics are fully conducted in English. Courses currently available for students are listed here, more courses may be available according to incoming students’ demand, please contact the Erasmus office for more information.  Students will also be able to take an introductory Turkish course and count their credits as ECTS grades.

FACT SHEET of Istanbul Commerce University

Fact-sheet ICU

Application Process

Students will have to be officially nominated by their home universities via e-mail to

Once an e-mail regarding nomination reaches us, we will send a link for online application and contact their departmental coordinators at their universities to fill in their ERASMUS+ learning agreements.

When the application process is done, a Letter of Acceptance is sent to the sending university.

Nomination&Application Deadlines for incoming Students

Nomination: Fall or Full Semester: 1st July

Application: Fall or Full Semester: 15th July

Nomination:  Spring Semester: 15th November

Application: Spring Semester: 30th November

The academic year at Istanbul Commerce University consists of two semesters. The autumn semester typically runs from the beginning of October to the beginning of February and the spring semester from mid-February to mid-June. Each semester ends with an exam session. There is usually a teaching break of two weeks in February.

Required Documents

  1. Learning Agreement (Online Learning Agreement)
  2. Official Transcript of Records
  3. Passport ID page copy
  4. 1 Photograph

Note: Within the required documents, kindly note that you have to upload a biometric size photo to be used in ID cards. It is also advised to bring two biometric size photos with you. 

The completed application form and ERASMUS + Learning agreement should be prepared online, and signed by your Erasmus Office or responsible person at home university, and sent together with the official transcript of records and passport pages copies to our university by e-mail: