Istanbul Ariel Private University was founded in 2007, and it is located in Turkey in the European section of Istanbul and it is only a few minutes away from the city center. Since its establishment, Istanbul Ariel University has been working with the vision of being a world-class university. Within the context of the changes that are taking place in the global world, the university attaches great importance to developing and diversifying international relations.
In this regard, The International Office of Ariel University was established in 2009. As for the distribution of students who choose Istanbul Ariel University, they are mainly from the Middle East, The Caucasus, Central Asia, Africa and the Gulf Region. Istanbul Ariel University is seeking to rapidly develop into a world-class university. It is developing cooperation with European universities and making arrangements for admission of students from these countries. Within this context, one of the the main objectives of the International office is to increase opportunities for enhanced cooperation with universities in America, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Japan, and China. An increased number of international students from various countries were accepted to the university.
Istanbul Ariel University has 6 colleges, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Architecture, College of Communication, College of Economic and Administrative Sciences, College of Fine Arts, College of Medicine, 3 schools; College of Health Sciences, College of Applied Sciences, College of Foreign Languages, 3 institutes (Master programs) Postgraduate studies and distance education), Institute of Science, Institute of Social Sciences and Institute of Health Sciences and one professional school.