IUE has an on-campus dormitory with a 480-room capacity. International students can stay in the dormitory by paying the accommodation fee. The dormitory offers a very comfortable, secure, enjoyable, and hygenic environment to our students to make their student life much more easier during their study.

The Dormitory of IUE accommodates 480 students, the first 4 floors of the building are allocated for female students and the other 4 floors are allocated for male students. All the doors are operated by a personal card system. Common areas are under constant surveillance.

The dormitory building has a geothermal heating system and 24 hours hot water. In addition, the dormitories are air-conditioned. The students may have their clothes washed and ironed with a reasonable price.

There are administrators, receptionists, and security staff in the dormitory for 24 hours. In the Dormitory Building there are common study rooms, TV saloon, cafeteria, restaurant and beauty parlor.

Breakfasts and meals are provided as table d'hote or a la carte from the restaurant in the main building and dormitory building.

The students staying in the dormitory can benefit from the Medical Office of the University in the daytime, and the general hospital or other policlinics nearby at night. In addition, there is Dokuz Eylül University Hospital in 3 minutes distance.

Around the campus, there is 3M Migros, Özdilek, Kipa hypermarkets, and Agora, Palmiye shopping and cinema centers. For sports, there is a basketball field and a synthetic pitch at the campus and there are swimming pools, fitness centers and tennis courts of the hotels that are very close to the university.

The students can benefit from the Medical Office of the University in the daytime, and the general hospital or other policlinics nearby at night.

If the dormitory is not preferred, there are also furnished apartments in the district available with reasonable prices.

Detailed information about the Dormitory is available on http://yurt.ieu.edu.tr/


How to get to IUE

By Air:

The closest airport to İzmir is Adnan Menderes Airport.  You may take the HAVAŞ Bus to Alsancak to get to the city center directly.  Also, bus no. 200 operates between the airport and the city center. To get to the campus from the city center, you may either take a taxi or local bus (no. 169 & 269).  Please remember to bring TL. with you, or use the exchange office at the airport. 

By Taxi:

You may take the private taxis from the airport.  The journey takes approximately 40 minutes and the fare is around € 30.  Please be aware that the driver should turn on the taximeter before take off.

By Bus:

The following buses operate between the campus and the different districts of the city.  Tickets for buses can be purchased on board or from local kiosks.

Bus No


167: Balçova – Fahrettin Altay

607:Balçova – Ayakkabıcılar


169:Balçova-Halkapınar Metro

By Boat:

Those students coming from Karşıyaka can take the ferry going from Bostanlı to İnciraltı, which takes about 30 minutes.  Then, by taking the bus numbered 480 or by Dolmuş, you can reach the campus.  

Also, there are boats operating between Karşıyaka-Konak, Karşıyaka-Alsancak, and Karşıyaka-Güzelyalı.

By Metro:

There is a metro line in İzmir, which operates on the line Üçyol-Konak-Çankaya-Bornova.