The Faculty of Communication (ILEF), which was established as the School of Press and Broadcasting with the support of UNESCO and the Community of Journalism in 1965, was the first institution which offered a four-year undergraduate program in communication in Turkey.
The School of Press and Broadcasting became the Faculty of Communication in 1992.
Scholars of the Faculty of Communications are the academics who have studies in different fields and whose research has special importance. The number of instructors is ninety four. With nearly 1200 undergraduate students, ILEF annually has a hundred and fifty graduates.
The main objective of ILEF is to orient students in order to combine knowledge with their very practical lives. Qualified students who internalize the bond between theory, method and practice are at the heart of the education schedule. In this manner, the radio, short film and documentary, photograph, and advertisement offices, as well as the students’ journal, Görünüm, and Radio ILEF on FM 91.0 are available to students. Moreover, two cinema halls, a computer laboratory and library are also available.
Graduates of ILEF are candidates to become new personnel in journalism, public relations, advertisement, radio, television and cinema. In addition, the graduate program of ILEF is important in nurturing a young generation scholars for communication faculties all over the country.
Departments of ILEF
Faculty of Communication consists of three departments, which are:
The choice of department which is made at the time of the university entrance exam can not be changed after registration. But it is possible for students to take elective courses from other departments in the same faculty. The ongoing academic schedule on faculty is flexible so that students can focus on different interests.