About SFL

The School of Foreign Languages provides English preparatory education to undergraduate and graduate students admitted to Izmir Institute of Technology. The instruction language being English at our institute increases the significance of Foreign Language Education and signifies a challenging preparatory period for students studying at our school.

The School of Foreign Languages, with the awareness of its important mission in addition to its main function of foreign language education, continuously conducts research and development activities to improve the quality of education. With a modern service approach, it has completed its administrative and academic structure to achieve these goals.

The language of instruction at Izmir Institute of Technology is English. All students who will continue their education in undergraduate and graduate programs are required to have academic proficiency in the English language.

To meet this need, the Foreign Languages Department was established in the academic year 1996-1997. It operated as a unit under the Rectorate until 2010 and then transitioned to the status of a School.

The School of Foreign Languages includes the Basic English and Modern Languages Departments. It provides academic-level English education to undergraduate and graduate students through its administrative staff, consisting of a Director, two Assistant Directors, a Preparatory School General Coordinator, and a School Secretary, as well as teaching staff. The administrative and academic staff at our School undergo continuous in-service training to ensure they have a contemporary vision for improving the quality of service delivery.


To provide future scientists with the necessary foreign language knowledge and skills to meet all their foreign language needs during and after their education, in accordance with the requirements of the era, and to equip them with the foreign language proficiency needed to represent our Institute on international platforms where language is used as a means of communication, allowing them to express themselves effectively.


To bring the foreign language proficiency in their field to the highest level, representing it in the best way, and to shape the language of technology.


  • Assist. Prof. Sinem BEZİRCİLİOĞLU
  • Assoc. Prof. Hatice Eser ÖKTEN
  • Assoc. Prof. Adile ARSLAN AVAR
  • Assist. Prof. Evren ATAMAN

Internal Control System : SFL Internal Control System