For the participants' easy transportation TO and FROM the campus as well as for all off campus visits, we will use shuttle buses during the whole week.
Haciosman metro station is the central station for the route TO and FROM the campus with the shuttle buses. Depending on the daily program, the shuttle buses can make selective stops at convenient metro stations.
In case participants would like to commute independently, they should inform the organizing committee and use one of the following Transportation options. Buses run frequently between Sariyer, Haciosman metro and the University.
Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul) is Turkey's most populous city as well as its cultural and financial hub. Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. Istanbul's population is estimated to be around 18 million people, making it also one of the largest cities in Europe and the world.
Take a look at the beauty and the attractions of the city:
Istanbul is a city of almost 18 million people but no worries, you can commute easily using metro, buses, mini buses or tramvay. For your transportation it would be better to purchase and use the Istanbul card which you can load and use in all public transportation. The normal ticket fare is 5liras but the price is lower when using the card. There are automatic machines at the airport where you can purchase it for 6liras and directly load as much money as you want.
Here are the main transportation options in order to find your way around during your stay.