All the buildings of the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University are located close to the city center making it easily accessible by public transportation. Access is possible by municipal buses, boats, trams, underground and by taxi from the major junctures of land and sea transportation, namely from Karakoy, Eminönü, Beşiktaş and Taksim . By the way, all of these junctures are within walking distance from the main buildings of the university.
The university has a dormitory in Ortaköy. The students can stay either in dormitory or in private or public boarding houses. The university is doing its best to arrange the boarding for the students. The city also offers lots of different options for the exchange students or inhabitants.