Işık University School of Fine Arts in cooperation with the International Office is happy to announce a new class: Art and Design: From Bosphorus to Golden Horn. We welcome all international applicants to this opportunity to meet and study with people from different countries and cultures, on a cosmopolitan campus overlooking the beautiful Blacksea beaches in Istanbul. The program covers lectures spanning a wide range of topics: from art history to textile design, photography to architecture, industrial design to painting, graphic design to film-making. In addition to formal lectures there will be hands-on art/design projects, workshops, cultural and historical site visits in and around Istanbul.
The academic staff of Işık University School of Fine Arts is composed of faculty who are very experienced and highly qualified both as practising artists/designers as well as professors. The Program offers free optional Turkish language classes beside focusing on various activities and cultural events including various tours in and around the city, exploring Turkish cuisine, movie showings, Turkish folk dances and drum playing practices.
The university also hosts students from all around the world, creating a multicultural learning environment. Hence, students get exposed to the urban Turkish life, enjoy friendship and hospitality of different people in the warm and lively atmosphere of Istanbul. Our campus at Şile, a suburb of Istanbul along the Black Sea Coast, also provides opportunities for various workshops and outdoor activities such as cycling, swimming, camping, hiking, rafting and beach-volleyball.