Venue Information

Conference Venue: Istanbul Medipol University South Campus

Address: Kavacık, Göztepe mah. Atatürk cad. No:40 34810 Beykoz, Istanbul

Gala Dinner and Bosphorus Yacht Trip

To express our gratitude for your participation in ICETAI and to provide you with a memorable experience, we are excited to announce a special evening event exclusively for in-person registered participants. The Gala Dinner and Bosphorus Yacht Trip will offer you the chance to unwind and enjoy the beauty of Istanbul's iconic Bosphorus Strait.

The evening will include a sumptuous gala dinner featuring local cuisine and a relaxing yacht trip along the Bosphorus. It's an opportunity to connect with fellow participants, enjoy the city's breathtaking skyline, and make lasting memories.

Date: September 08, 2023
Time:Get information from the conference desk
Location: Istanbul Bosphoros

Istanbul Yacht Trip

Gala Dinner Venue

The Gala dinner will be served at Sabancı Öğretmen Evi. Also known as the "Sabancı Teacher's House," is a prominent venue located in Istanbul, Turkey. Sabancı Öğretmen Evi is situated in a picturesque area of Istanbul, a city renowned for its rich history, cultural heritage, and stunning landscapes. Nestled within the enchanting city of Istanbul, Sabancı Öğretmen Evi promises a captivating experience defined by its unique blend of historical charm and modern vibrancy. Set against the backdrop of Istanbul's iconic Bosphorus Strait, the venue offers panoramic vistas that showcase the city's stunning skyline and the graceful arc of its bridges.

Sabancı Öğretmen Evi

About Medipol Unviersity

Istanbul Medipol University -a corporate, enterprising and innovative university that shapes the science and the society- aims to deliver an exceptional educational environment to its students from all over the world who are passionate about research. Istanbul Medipol University increases its achievements every year with scientific research it shares with the academic world. It empowered its one of a kind education by being the youngest university in the world rankings.

In 2020, Istanbul Medipol University ranked in the 401+ band of the best young universities created by the Times Higher Education (THE), in which global higher education performances for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are evaluated, and the world’s best universities are ranked. Istanbul Medipol University also ranked in the national and international lists created by the Round University Ranking (RUR), which evaluates the effectiveness of universities in the world by four critical dimensions in terms of teaching, research, international diversity and financial sustainability.

Kavacık Campus, which attracts students’ attention with its well-developed infrastructure and modern architecture, has accommodation facilities for girls and boys and offers entirely different life experiences with its central location close to the Bosphorus. The campus an attractive living centre with six sports arenas, 115 student clubs, cultural activities throughout the year and, online education opportunities.

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Istanbul Medipol University

Travel Information

It is highly recommended that foreigners, who wish to visit Türkiye, should read the related information about our country’s visa regime. Visa regime for Touristic and Business Purposed visit of a country may differ from Work and Education Purposed visit. Also Türkiye’s visa regime may change according to reciprocity principle.

Nearest Airports

There are two airports that can be used:

2. Istanbul Airport

From Istanbul Airport, the Havaist shuttle can be used to reach 1. Levent. Havaist departure schedule for 1. Levent (Taksim is the last stop): 8.00, 9.10, 10.55, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.10, 16.20, 18.05, 19.50, 21.00, 22.10, 23.10. You can then take any of the following buses to reach the university: 121A, 122C, or 522 ST buses.

2. Sabiha Gökçen Airport

You can easily reach Kadıköy from Sabiha Gökçen airport using metro. In addition, the Hava bus shuttle can be used to reach Kadıköy as well. Hava bus departure schedule for Kadıköy: 8.30, 10.00, 11.30, 13.00, 14.30, 16.00, 17.30, 19.00, 20.30, 22.00. From Kadıköy, the above-mentioned buses can be taken to reach the university. This airport is on the Asian side where Medipol University is also located, making transportation easier than from Istanbul Airport.

Reaching Medipol University

To reach Medipol University, we suggest using public buses. We recommend using these two bus stops:

  • Kadıköy bus stop which is on the Asian side.
  • 1. Levent bus stop which is on the European side.

These main stations can be reached from different locations in Istanbul by metro or by bus. The Metro is the fastest option. A bus connection is then needed to reach our University.

You can reach Medipol University from Kadıköy using the following bus numbers: 14 M, 500 T, 15 BK.

From 1. Levent bus stop, you can use any buses with the following numbers: 121A, 122C, 522 ST.

Nearest Hotels

Special prices are provided for participants of events arranged at Medipol but reservation should be made at least before 15 days.

1. Asia Lees Inn Hotel

Address: Kavacık, Ruhi Esmer Sokağı no:7/1, 34810 Beykoz/İstanbul

31 min by walking

2. Park Inn by Radisson Kavacik Istanbul Asia

Address: Kavacık, Ertürk Sk. No: 1, 34810 Beykoz/İstanbul, Türkiye

10 min by walking

3. Kavacik Bilek Boutique Hotel

Address: Kavacık, Muhtar Sk. No:7, 34810 Beykoz/İstanbul, Türkiye

37 min by walking

Acceptance Letter for Visa Purpose

Please write an email to if you require an Acceptance letter for Visa application. An Acceptance Letter for Visa is only provided to Speakers, Authors, Committee Members, and Attendees who paid in FULL.

We can only issue the Acceptance Letter for Visa for the conference only. The letter can be share with the requested person via email only. No other kind of documentation will be provided for use of visa applications.

An acceptance letter for visa will serve as an official document issued by the conference organizer or host institution to confirm that the visa applicant has been invited to attend the conference as a participant, speaker, or presenter. The acceptance letter will include specific details about the conference, such as the dates and location, the purpose and scope of the event, and the applicant's role in the conference program to help you get the visa.

It's important to note that an acceptance letter alone does not guarantee that a visa will be granted. Visa requirements and processes vary depending on the applicant's country of origin and destination, so it's recommended to consult with the relevant embassy or consulate for specific guidance and instructions.

About Turkiye

Turkey is a country located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, making it a fascinating and unique destination for travelers. With a rich history dating back to ancient times and a diverse culture, Turkey offers something for every type of traveler, from those interested in history and architecture to those seeking adventure and relaxation.

The most popular cities for visitors to Turkey are Istanbul, Ankara, and Antalya. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and offers a mix of European and Middle Eastern culture. It's home to iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace, as well as the famous Grand Bazaar, where visitors can shop for souvenirs and traditional Turkish goods. Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, is a modern city with a rich history and a variety of museums and cultural sites to explore. Antalya, located on the Mediterranean coast, is a popular destination for beachgoers and water sports enthusiasts.

In terms of transportation, Turkey has an extensive network of buses, trains, and domestic flights, making it easy to travel within the country. The Turkish currency is the Turkish Lira, and credit cards are widely accepted in larger cities and tourist areas. English is spoken by many locals, especially in tourist areas, but learning some basic Turkish phrases can be helpful in navigating the country and connecting with locals.

When it comes to food, Turkey is known for its delicious cuisine, which includes dishes such as kebabs, meze, and baklava. Turkish tea and coffee are also popular beverages, and visitors should try traditional Turkish breakfast, which typically includes bread, cheese, olives, and eggs.

Before traveling to Turkey, it's important to research visa requirements and any travel restrictions or advisories due to current events. It's also recommended to purchase travel insurance and register with your embassy or consulate in case of any emergencies. With proper planning and precautions, a trip to Turkey can be a rewarding and unforgettable experience.