Izmir University of Economics, which was established 17 years ago with the initiative of Izmir Chamber of Commerce with the purpose of leading, and bringing innovations to higher education, is excited to welcome 1.736 new students. According to OSYM (Student Selection and Placement Centre), Izmir University of Economics (IUE), with 1.109 undergraduate and 627 associate program placements, will be educating students that will shape the future.
Mahmut Özgener, President of IUE Board of Trustees, stated that the University provided education based on the goal of becoming the institution that brought science to the fore within universal values, and that with the 1.736 new students they would shape the future together. President Özgener indicated that the University hosted 8.131 students, and was happy to “welcome” new students. President Özgener stated that the motion that started at Izmir Chamber of Commerce was happening at the University as well, that the students would graduate as individuals who could discuss, question, and comment about anything. They would have a vision for life and a good life stance who could produce new ideas. President Özgener said, “Izmir University of Economics, which was established by Izmir Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation with the initiative of Izmir Chamber of Commerce, became a school within a structure that brings science to the fore within universal values. We are in this journey together with the youth and their energy in each courageous step we take as the first Foundation University of Izmir.”
'A new era starts'
President Özgener stated that they raised youth who would have a say in the future of Turkey and the world. President Özgener, who reported that the University offered education in 35 undergraduate programs within 8 faculties, 29 associate programs within 3 vocational schools, stated the following:
“We are happy to welcome youth who follow their dreams. They will not only receive education here to pursue their future professions. They will graduate as the future leaders who believe in democracy, who are innovative and entrepreneurial individuals. The University will accompany them on their journey to their dreams. A new era is starting at the University where strong ties of Izmir Chamber of Commerce will be more visible. I would like to thank all students and their parents for preferring us.”