Kadir Has University (KHAS)

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Programs: Semester & Year

About KHU

Kadir Has University (KHU) was founded in 1997, in Istanbul. The university, with its six faculties of Engineering, Sciences and Humanities, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Communication, Law and Fine Arts, as well as its several vocational schools, is dedicated to becoming a leader in educational and cultural fields in Turkey, as well as establishing itself as an international center for research and scientific development. The central tenet of Kadir Has University’s philosophy is to produce students who are self-confident, who question, who consider all perspectives and evaluate them without prejudice, and who are open to the winds of change. KHU wants students to see that as successful scholars and fulfilled individuals, they are the leaders of our society.

Eligibility & Prerequisites

  • All undergraduate students from any discipline are permitted to participate.
  • 2.5 GPA minimum
  • Must have completed at least two major terms

Program Dates & Deadlines

Fall Semester Dates: mid-Semester to early January

  • Deadline to indicate intent to participate: April 1
  • Deadline to submit application documents to Education Abroad Office: April 15

Winter Semester Dates: late January to late mid-May

  • Deadline to indicate intent to participate: October 1
  • Deadline to submit application documents to Education Abroad Office: October 15

Tuition & Fees

Students pay regular UM-Flint tuition and fees. 

Language(s) of Instruction


Area(s) of Study

Business. View courses courses offered at KHAS and complete a Learning Agreement with Dr. Yener Kandogan.

Housing and Living Costs

KHAS offers accommodation in fully-equipped residence halls located close to the main campus. Students can choose to stay in single or double rooms. KHAS also helps students find off-campus accommodation in shared apartments. Students are required to apply for housing as soon as possible.
Students can expect to spend between $1,100 - $1,500 per month depending on accommodations and lifestyle. Some monthly expenses include:

  • Accommodation: Approximately $500- $650 per month
  • Meals: Approximately $420 - $550 per month
  • Local transportation: Approximately $50 per month
  • Other expenses: Approximately $100 - $250 per month

Items requested by Khas

  • KHAS application
  • Letter of recommendation from UM-Flint faculty
  • Official UM-Flint transcript
  • Statement of purpose
  • Copy of ID page of passport
  • Copy of Highway to Health (HTH) International Health Insurance Card (click on “University of Michigan” and log in using your uniqname and Ann Arbor KERBEROS password, not your LAN password. You can reset your KERBEROS password in SIS under “Personal Information.”

  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers

Learn more about housing.