DEU International Relations Office handles the internationalization efforts of DEU by establishing new academic cooperations all around the world in order to increase the international research and educational experiences of  student, academic and administrative staff.

DEU International Office;

  • Assists outgoing students and staff in their selection, placement and registration at the partner institution,
  • Assists incoming students and staff by providing orientation services and coordinating their communication with the academic and administrative units.
  • Exchange Programmes:

Academic Collaboration Protocols

DEU has academic collaboration protocols with 72 universities from 28 different countries.

Erasmus+ in DEU

DEU is a part of Erasmus+ Program and has more than 300 Inter Institutional Agreements in 28 different countries.

Mevlana in DEU

Mevlana Exchange Programme of the Turkish Higher Education Council, is a programme which aims the exchange of students and academic staff between the Turkish universities and other higher education institutions all around the world. We have 6 agreements from 5 different countries.

  • Joint Degree Programmes:

Joint degree programs are undergraduate programs in which students spend some part of their  education at a campus abroad and some part at Dokuz Eylül University. The Joint degree programs offer students a cultural unique experience . Students studying in two different countries and upon completion of the degree, receive a diploma from each partner.

Two of our faculties have joint degree programs:

Faculty of BusinessPartner University

Newyork State University ,Albany Campus ( SUNY)

DepartmentBusiness, Economics, International Relations  
  • Faculty of Maritime

Partner University                                                                  Department

Maine Maritime Academy (UOLP)                                       Maritime Business Administration
Marine Transportation Business Engineering
Marine Machinery Business Engineering

  • Degree Seeking International Students

International undergraduate candidates, have to take the examinations held by DEU (DEYOS) and the placements are done based on the test scores.

Conditions and quotas for undergraduate candidates are announced every year by the Registrar’s Office. For application procedures, dates, quotas, language requirements and information regarding the admissions, please visit the website of Registrar’s Office. ( )

International Graduate Candidates have to apply directly to graduate schools.

Since DEU is a state university, it doesn’t offer any scholarships to international students. However Türkiye Bursları provides scholarship opportunities for international students of DEU (

  • Transfer students:

The quotas and application procedures for transfer students are conducted by Turkish Council of  Higher Education (YÖK) and announced in July. International students that want to transfer to Dokuz Eylul University have to follow the Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK) web site for the quotas and conditions,then they have to apply directly to the faculty/school ( ).

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Melissa Nihal CAGLE
International Relations Office Coordinator
Assist. Prof. Dr. Efe ÇINAR
International Relations Office Vice-Coordinator
0232 412 16 54
International Relations Office Vice-Coordinator
0232 412 16 52
Erasmus+ Study & Traineeship Mobility (Outgoing Students) ; Mevlana Exchange Programme
0232 412 10 29
Erasmus+ Agreements, Erasmus+ Outgoing Staff
0232 412 16 37
Erasmus+ Budget and Grants
0232 412 16 51
Arif Selçuk GÜZELAY
0232 412 16 58
Erasmus+ Incoming Students Mobility, Outgoing Students Mobility; Mevlana Exchange Programme
0232 412 16 53
Hülya ÖZ
Office Coordination Supervisor - Farabi (Farabi Supervisor Incoming Students-Outgoing Students)
0232 412 16 57
Koray ÖZ
Erasmus+ Project Assistant
0232 216 39
Erasmus+ Project Assistant, Bilateral Agreements
0232 216 39