Learning Opportunities



Istanbul Gelisim University Library and Documentation Centre is established in order to support and education and learning, scientific research activities and to meet all kinds information and documentation requirements of its students, academic and administrative staff.

Istanbul Gelisim University serves in three different campuses consisting of Art and Engineering Library, Central Library and Vocational School Library. With our new buildings, the library area reached to 2.000 m2 with a seating capacity of 200 people. Our library uses KOHA Library Automation Program. It is one of the first libraries in Turkey that uses KOHA. Our library collection is structured in according to the curriculum of our departments and is constantly diversifying.

In our library, a total of 115.000 materials are available in total. Among this, 25.000 of them are printed and 90.000 of them are electronic sources (books, journals, theses, CD; DVD, etc…). Additionally, it has subscription for 17 periodicals, 3 daily newspaper and 3,000 print journals. Access is provided independent of time and space (7/24) to databases provided by the government as well as Ebrary e-book database which we subscribe.

All our libraries have advanced computer rooms and wireless internet access. Our academics, students and administrative staff are provided with opportunities to do research on their expertise by using internet-connected computers or wireless internet opportunity.

Central Library and Arts-Engineering Library serves on weekdays between weekdays between the hours of 08:30 to 18:30. Vocational School Library is in the Vocational School building and operates on weekdays between hours of 8:30 to 20:00. This campus also provides service directed at Secondary Education.

Contact details of Central Library:
Address: İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi Kütüphane ve Dokümantasyon Daire Başkanlığı
Dolum Tesisleri Yolu, Şehit Piyade Onb. Murat Şengöz Sok. No: 8 Avcılar / İstanbul

Telephone: 0212 422 70 00 - 240
Fax: 0212 422 74 01


Vocational School Library Contact details:
Address: İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi MYO Kütüphanesi
E-5 Karayolu Ankara Yönü Yanyol No: 259 Avcılar / İstanbul

Telephone: 0212 422 06 70 - 130
Fax: 0212 422 06 71


Computer Technologies and Laboratories

Istanbul Gelisim University, Department of Information Technology serves personnel and students in our University on software, hardware, system and IT areas with its unit staff expert on information technology. We aim to provide the best service in line with the objectives of our university by following developments and innovations in the field of IT with expert unit personnel. Among the basic tasks of
Department of Information Technology include network systems, software (students and academic staff) web group, the university server management, technical support and internet access.

Our faculties and schools have 13 computer laboratories with nearly 400 computers equipped with advanced technology and continuously developed. Our laboratories provides its students and academic staff  with educational and research activities through campus-wide wireless access, catalogue browsing, and access to student information systems. In our university where internet technology can be used actively, our students can make course registration and follow their grades and announcements through Student Information System (OBIS) and Student Mails System (OMS). Our faculty members can also benefit from online transactions such as confirming registrations, entering students’ grades and monitor their personal information through Staff Information System (PERSIS).

Buildings, Classrooms and Meeting Rooms

Istanbul Gelisim University comprising of faculties and schools serves in 3 different campuses with 5 buildings, 91 classrooms, 3conference rooms, exhibition room, 8 workshops, 3 reading rooms and 1 indoor fitness centre. Istanbul Gelisim University which has a total of 24400 m2 indoor and 2900 m2 outdoor areas is equipped with central air conditioning system and advanced technological facilities. In our conference rooms with a total of 650 people capacity and advanced technological facilities, national and international scientific and cultural events are organised. Our exhibition centre located in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Vocational High School host exhibitions presenting our students’ work.