Dokuz Eylül University, is one of twenty universities selected by the Turkish Higher Education Board for pioneering the internationalisation process of Turkish Higher Education. Our University is among the largest higher education institutions with international students coming from all around the World and students coming from various cities in Turkey. Dokuz Eylül University has a prestigious position among Turkish higher education institutions and besides, it aims to foster its position in education and research on a global scale and to become a pioneer in the global knowledge production network.

Our university encourages the international mobility of students and researchers in order to improve the quality of education and research. Moreover, it encourages the internationalisation of funding opportunities for research and developing strategic international alliances for improving education and research quality at the university. Therefore, the internationalisation strategy of the university is a multi-faceted and long-term strategy embedded in all areas of university life. Dokuz Eylül University applies its internationalisation strategy by encouraging the sense of ownership across the university ranging from academic and administrative staff to students and alumni.

Internationalisation is a priority of our Faculty in line with the Strategic Plan and the Internationalisation Strategy of our University. The programs at Our Faculty offer curricula that are adapted according to global dynamics and local characteristics and which are updated according to global necessities.  Thus, our Faculty aims to graduate students with internationally valid qualifications.

In line with the requirements of the European Higher Education Area, at our Faculty, the contents of the courses are updated regularly. As part of its internationalisation strategy, the course/subject titles of all degree programs are easily available on the website of Dokuz Eylül University. Dokuz Eylül University publishes the course catalogue in the national language and in English.

The curricula and the courses offered by our Faculty are easily accessible in the catalogue which provides detailed, user-friendly and up-to-date information on the institution’s learning environment involving the qualifications offered, the learning, teaching and assessment procedures, the level of programs. The course catalogue also involves information on the program outcomes and the contact information for the program and courses. The course catalogue is available on the homepage of the university and you can reach it here.

Besides, at international scientific events held by our Faculty, the students find an opportunity to listen to recent debates about tourism from international speakers. Moreover, our Faculty participates in international exchange programs such as Erasmus and Mevlana and international mobility of students and academic staff is encouraged in this scope.

For more information about our university for international students please visit:

Our List of Erasmus Agreements

Our Erasmus outgoing students

Our Erasmus incoming students


International Events

You can find our international seminars below: 

  1. Environmental Sustainability in Asia: Are They on Track to Achieve SDGs by 2030?
  2. Introduction to SDGs with an Asian Perspective (Please click to watch Part 1 / Part 2 )
  3. International Tourism: The Case of Mexico (Andrea Gudino Artega, DEÜ Graduate Student)
  4. Cultural and Natural Heritage in Mexico (Andrea Gudino Artega, DEÜ Graduate Student)
  5. The ITS TRAINING SCHOOL: Shareholding the Skills Journey in Hospitality and Tourism (Dr.Francis Fabri, General Manager at Institute of Tourism Studies, Malta)
  6. Perspectives on sustainable tourism and information on ERASMUS at KU (Jessica Hofmacher from the International Office & Julia Schiemann, Research Associate at Chair of Tourism)

International Symposium

We are pleased to invite you to the International Symposium on Digital Transformation and Sustainability in Tourism and Gastronomy hosted by Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Tourism on 14 September 2023. For further information please click.

We are pleased to invite you to the International Symposium on Bridging the Gap between Sustainability and Technology hosted by Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Tourism and the School of Applied Sciences on 16 April 2024. For further information please click.

International Guest Researchers

Researcher Period Current Institution(s)
Asad Ali Qazi 2022-2023 University of Rome Tor Vergata & Sukkur IBA University Case Study Teaching Workshop in Tourism (Guest speaker in Guest Relations Management & Tourism and Information Management courses)
Kheira Bouregba 2023-2024 University of Limoges in France Speaking Club (English, French, Spanish)

The Basics of Intercultural Management in Tourism (Guest speaker in Tourism Management course)

Intercultural Management (Guest speaker in International Tourism course) 

France: Culture & Tourism  (Guest speaker in Cultural and Natural Heritage course) 

Algeria: Culture & Tourism (Guest speaker in Cultural and Natural Heritage course) 

Intercultural Communication at Work (Guest speaker in Organizational Behavior course) 


International Projects

You can find our EU Erasmus+ projects below: 

  1. SMARTDEMA Smart Destination Management (You can reach the project poster or visit the website for detailed information)

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