Özgün Erler Bayır
Istanbul University is the longest-standing public university in Turkey and has 15 Faculties, 1 Conservatory, 2 Vocational Schools, 2 Colleges and 12 Graduate Institutes with 50.690 Undergraduate, 21.014 Graduate, 2000 International Students, 3.337 Academic and 4.184 Administrative Staff. IU has ongoing protocols with over 50 institutions worldwide and over 500 Erasmus+ agreements. Within the University, there are 28 ongoing and 40 completed EU and international projects and approx. 650 national projects coordinated by IU.