Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Computer Engineering
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Computer Engineering

Program Objectives Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee International Cooperations
Establishment Tuition Fee Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
Qualification Awarded Double Major–Minor Programs Access to Further Studies
Language of Instruction Internship Departmental Facilities
Mode of Education Grading Scheme Program Activities
Admission and Registration Requirements Graduation Requirements Contact Information

Program Objectives

Istanbul Kultur University (IKU) is an institution of learning and teaching, committed to serving the needs of society. Within this scope, the Computer Engineering Department (CSE) contributes to the mission of the University in three ways. First, its undergraduate and graduate education programs seek to educate students for the challenging world by providing the fundamental principles of computer engineering and the skills needed to solve the complex technological problems of modern society; the breadth of course work complemented with hand-on experience provides a framework for life-long learning and appreciation for multidisciplinary activities. Second, with the research and professional activity expectation, the department aims to contribute to the development and progress of computer engineering, with the emphasis on software design and development and IT in healthcare, to provide innovative, creative solutions for societal needs. Finally, the department initiatives to focus on teaching, research, and service will help to establish institutional and industrial relation and collaboration. 


Istanbul Kültür University founded by The Kultur Educational Foundation on July 15, 1997 is a non –profit organization established in accordance with the Turkish law 4281. İstanbul Kültür University serves within the framework of the law 2547 with the rights and privileges recognized for governmental Universities. The Computer Engineering started the 1997-98 academic year as one of the pioneering departments of the University.

Qualification Awarded

 Official of Program: Four academic years (excluding one year of mandatory preparatory English program; two semester per year; seventeen weeks per semester.


Language of Instruction

 The language of the instruction at Istanbul Kultur University is English. Therefore, students must complete the preparatory stage successfully.

Mode of Education


Admission and Registration Requirements

High School Diploma; placement through the centralized national university entrance examination; certification of English proficiency; or University administered English proficiency test score.

Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

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Double Major–Minor Programs

In accordance with the guidelines of the Bachelor’s Degree Education-Training and Examination Regulations, successful students who are working towards a major degree in the Computer Engineering Department can also apply for a minor program in another department(Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering,Physics or Mathematic&Computer Departments). Upon successful completion of the Computer Engineering program, students are awarded with a certificate for this minor program along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering.

Successful students in the Computer Engineering Department also have the opportunity to graduate in a double major program. The second major can be in the field of Industrial Engineering. Students who meet the necessary conditions and fulfill the necessary requirements can graduate from both departments by acquiring two distinct Bachelor’s Degrees.


In order to graduate each student must complete an internship for minimum of 40 workdays. The time of this training should be outside the academic period (fall and spring) and must be approved by the Faculty Administration Council. The training which begins after the fourth semester should be conducted in accordance with the students’ fields of study and must be compatible with their engineering formation.

Graduation Requirements

The student must successfully complete all courses (equivalent of a total 254 ECTS) that take place in the four-year education plan. In order to complete all the courses in the program successfully, the student must have at least 2.00 on a 4.00 weighted grade point average. In addition, each student must have completed 40 days compulsory internship.


International Cooperations

ERASMUS is a European Union based program established to promote collaboration among the higher education institutions of European countries. It provides grants for joint projects and short term student and academic staff exchange programmes.  Students have the opportunity to study at a European Union institution and receive financial support during the academic exchange period (one or two terms/ 3 to 12 months). Students of the Computer Engineering department may qualify to be Erasmus students in one of the following partner universities: https://www.iku.edu.tr/8/1005/erasmus.html

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates

The graduates of the Computer Engineering Department are employed in industry at the different sectors such as automotive, manufacturing, banking and insurance. They are also worked in different departments of  firms such as sales and marketing, finance, production, design and management.

 Some of the fields that our graduates work are listed as;

*Database Expert

*Business Intelligence Expert

*System Analyst

*Technical Support

*System Management
*Software Expert
*Network Management and Security Expert
*Project Management

*Application Consultatnt

*Software Manager

*General Manager
*Academic Stuff


Access to Further Studies

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate program, candidates having acceptable scores in ALES exam and proficiency in English can go on to graduate programs.

Departmental Facilities

Computer Engineering Department is located in Atakoy Campus. The faculty consists of 1 Professor, 1 Associative Professor, 3 Assistant Professors, 8 Research Assistants.  Research interests of the members of the department cover a wide range in the field of Computer Engineering. The department has computer laboratories over the capacity of students to use for both academic research and education purposes.  


Program Activities

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Contact Information

Department Secratary   Sibel AKPINAR CUHACI
E-Mail   s.cuhaci@iku.edu.tr
Phone   (0212) 498 4201 ve 498 4207 pbx
Department Head 
 Prof. Dr. Murat TAYLI
E-Mail   m.tayli@iku.edu.tr
Phone   (0212) 498 4215
Adresses   İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi Ataköy Kampüsü E5 Otoyolu Londra Asfaltı, Bakırköy, 34156 / Istanbul
Fax   +90 (0212) 465 8308 pbx