Doğuş University is in a convenient location in Istanbul. All Doğuş University staff and especially students benefit from its location and easy access. In front of the campus, there is the Acıbadem Metro Stop on the Kadıköy-Kartal metro line and Acıbadem Bus Stop for private and public bus routes. The Uzunçayır Stop on the Zincirlikuyu-Söğütlüçeşme metrobus line is also only a few minutes walking distance from the campus. The Kadıköy ferry terminal, Harem bus and ferry terminals and Haydarpaşa train station are 10 minutes away from the university. In addition, it is possible to get to Sabiha Gökçen Airport in half an hour.

Being a city university does not only bring the opportunity of easy access but also brings many other opportunities thanks to its central location. Around Doğuş University, it is possible to find almost everything someone may need like shopping malls, culture-art centres, cinemas, theatres, cafes, restaurants, banks, hospitals, hairdressers and markets. Its short distance to Kadıköy, Üsküdar and Bosphorus Bridge makes it possible to reach a point easily on the Asian or European side and to enjoy the cultural, historical and natural attractions of Istanbul.