Welcome to Okan International University (OIU), a place with deep traditions focused on creating brighter futures. We invite you to explore the diverse and vibrant community that makes us the home of Leaders & Best.
Okan International University–Miami (OIU), is an educational institution of international stature, established by Okan University (OU), one of the youngest and the most dynamic universities in Turkey with over 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 43 different countries
WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION
Innovation. Opportunity. Purpose. Careers. That’s what Okan International University is about. OIU empowers successful futures, enhances daily life, and lets our region shine as a global innovator in higher education, business administration, hospitality and tourism, and health management.
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS MORE THAN A DECADE AGO, OKAN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.
CREATING AMERICA’s NEXT GREAT MAJOR UNIVERSITY
Okan International University (OIU) will combine the talent, assets, and resources of Okan University (OU), along with other resources, to create a new model of excellence in education. Here is our transition plan as we embark on this significant journey:
Students currently enrolled at Okan University (OU) will be automatically admitted to OIU.
New students may apply for OIU at www.OkanIntl.com.
Three undergraduate, three graduate departments and one language school as well as continuing and online education divisions form the academic foundation for OIU, including:
EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Okan International University – Miami is a research-extensive institution with an extraordinary focus on undergraduate education. Our undergraduates learn from faculty who create new knowledge, are leading scientists and scholars and care about students’ success. Several signature programs exemplify this commitment to undergraduate success.
FLORIDA, the SUNSHINE STATE
Peninsular Florida is the southeastern-most U.S. state, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. Nicknamed the “Sunshine State,” it has hundreds of miles of beaches. Miami is known for its Latin flavor and influential arts scene, as well as its nightlife, especially in upscale South Beach. Orlando is famed for theme parks, including Walt Disney World. Key West, St Augustine, Sanibel Island, and many other places.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Magic Kingdom, Kennedy Space Center, Everglades, Islands of Adventure, Florida Keys, Bush Gardens in Tampa Bay, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Gatorland, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, LEGOLAND of Florida, Castillo de San Marcos, NASCAR, Miami Seaquarim, and many more….