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The Özyeğin University Çekmeköy Campus is a quiet, peaceful, and tranquil university campus. Created by a leading architecture firm, which also designed the buildings of the University of Cambridge and Princeton University, the OzU Çekmeköy Campus is Turkey’s first LEED-certified campus. Situated on 280,000 square meters of land, the campus offers all the amenities and facilities necessary to foster students’ academic development, and their exposure to social, sportive, and cultural events, through its quiet and comfortable study rooms, modern classrooms, and laboratories, 15,000 square meter Athletic Center, 2,600 square meter library, and its two auditoriums with a 350- and 372-person capacity, respectively.

See Details on Özyeğin University Çekmeköy Campus Map

Transportation

Transportation from Airport

There are two international airports in Istanbul.  Atatürk Airport is on the European Side and Sabiha Gokcen is on the Asian Side. Since our campus is on the Asian Side, we are close to Sabiha Gökcen Airport. When you arrange your tickets, you can prioritize landing in Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Check the links below for more detailed information:

For Sabiha Gokcen Airport:

http://www.sgairport.com/sabiha-gokcen-airport/airport-transportation

For Ataturk Airport:

http://www.ataturkairport.com/en-EN/Transportation/Pages/AirportTrasnportation.aspx

Shuttle

Kadıköy – Campus: 07:30

  • Kadıköy Simit Sarayı Next to Rıhtım Hotel 
  • Acıbadem Bridge 
  • Yeni Sahra İETT Bus stop 
  • Campus Shuttle Area 

Taksim – Campus: 07:30

  • Taksim Park Hotel Next to the German Consulate General
  • Beşiktaş Bus Stops In front of Samet Çiçek
  • Levent In front of Şirvan Restaurant
  • Campus Shuttle Area

Altunizade – Campus: 08:00

  • Altunizade Kopuz Carpark In front of İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University 
  •  Libadiye Cross Road 07:30 - 07:45 - 09:00 - 10:00 - 15:00 shuttles go to Libadiye Stop. 
  •  Campus Shuttle Area 

How to get to campus by bus?

If you are planning to use public transportation during your stay, it is advisable to buy an Istanbul Kart for a small fee and top it up when need be. The Istanbul Kart is a smart card valid on all buses, subways, trams, ferries and suburban trains. Below a link that will help you to organize your transportation needs in Istanbul. 
http://nasilgiderim.iett.gov.tr/Index?lang=en

Line No

      Route

14 AK

      Kadıköy - Ziverbey - Alemdağ

522 N

      Nişantepe - 4.Levent Metro

522

      Alemdağ - Çıksalın

11 A

      Üsküdar - Alemdağ

14 A

      Kadıköy - Alemdağ

 

IETT 11A Üsküdar-Alemdağ and 14A Kadıköy-Alemdağ buses serve the Özyeğin University bus stop located near our Athletic Center at certain times of the day, while at other times, they end their scheduled routes at the Nişantepe bus stop, the terminus, where our ring shuttles provide continuous access to our campus.

522 Alemdağ-Çıksalın and 14AK Kadıköy-Ziverbey-Alemdağ buses also depart from the Nişantepe bus stop on the route of our Ring shuttles.

Furthermore, 522N Nişantepe-4.Levent Metro buses always depart from the Özyeğin University bus stop.

Further details about the timetables and routes of these buses are available at www.iett.gov.tr

By Private Car

From D100 – Edirne/Topkapı – Bosphorus Bridge Direction:

2 km after the Bosphorus Bridge, take the Ümraniye-Şile Exit. Stay on the road for Şile for about 23 km. You will see a Ford Dealer on the left side of the road around Taşdelen. Shortly after, you will see a Shell gas station on your right. Özyeğin University is located 5 km further along the road on the left. Drive past the campus for 2 km. After passing the Paşaköy exit, turn left at the next roundabout (Ömerli Roundabout). Follow the signs for Nişantepe with the Emlak Konut Apartment Blocks on your left. After you pass the Nişantepe bus stop, follow the signs and directions posted on the way to access the Özyeğin University campus. Turn left at the Nişantepe 1 bus stop and follow the Özyeğin University signs. Drive into Orman Street and stay on the road for another 500 meters. After passing Aras Cargo, turn right and drive alongside the forest. The campus is located 800 meters away.

From Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge – Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge Connection Direction:

  • Take the 3rd bridge exit from the Hekimbaşı junction.
  • Follow the signs for Kocaeli – Ankara, and then, head towards the direction of Sancaktepe - Kocaeli -Ankara till the highway tolls. Following the signs for Ömerli-Şile, take the road to Şile.
  • Stay on the road for Ömerli-Paşaköy. Pass the Paşaköy exit, and turn left at the next roundabout.
  • Follow the signs for Nişantepe with the Alemdağ Emlak Konut Apartment Blocks on your left.
  • After you pass the Nişantepe bus stop, follow the signs and directions posted on the way to access the Özyeğin University campus. Turn left at the Nişantepe 1 bus stop. Follow the Özyeğin University signs and take the road to Orman Street.
  • Stay on the road for another 500 meters. After passing Aras Cargo, turn right and drive alongside the forest. The campus is located 800 meters away.

From the 3rd Bosphorus Bridge (Yavuz Sultan Selim) Direction:

  • Follow the signs for Sancaktepe - Kocaeli -Ankara till the highway tolls. Then, head towards the direction of Ömerli-Şile and take the road to Şile.
  • Stay on the road for Ömerli-Paşaköy. Pass the Paşaköy exit, and turn left at the next roundabout.
  • Follow the signs for Nişantepe with the Alemdağ Emlak Konut Apartment Blocks on your left.
  • After you pass the Nişantepe bus stop, follow the signs and directions posted on the way to access the Özyeğin University campus. Turn left at the Nişantepe 1 bus stop. Follow the Özyeğin University signs and take the road to Orman Street.
  • Stay on the road for another 500 meters. After passing Aras Cargo, turn right and drive alongside the forest. The campus is located 800 meters away.

From TEM Highway – Ankara Direction:

After passing the tolls, take the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge junction. Stay on the road until the exit for Şile – Ümraniye. Take the Ümraniye – Şile exit. Stay on the road for Şile for about 15 km. You will see a Ford Dealer on the left side of the road around Taşdelen. Özyeğin University is located 5 km further along the road on the left. Drive past the campus for 2 km. After passing the Paşaköy exit, turn left at the next roundabout (Ömerli Roundabout). Follow the signs for Nişantepe direction with the Emlak Konut Apartment Blocks on your left. After you pass the Nişantepe bus stop, follow the signs and directions posted on the way to access the Özyeğin University campus. Turn left at the Nişantepe 1 bus stop and follow the Özyeğin University signs. Drive into Orman Street and stay on the road for another 500 meters. After passing Aras Cargo, turn right and drive alongside the forest. The campus is located 800 meters away.

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