Yasar University in Izmir is a private, non-profit university located in Bornova at the Selcuk Bornova campus and with a smaller campus at Alsancak. It was established by the Selcuk Yasar Sport and Education Foundation.
Izmir University of Economics was founded by the Izmir Chamber of Commerce Education and health Foundation in 2001 and is a private, not-for-profit university. It is situated in Balcova in the south west of Izmir. The university offers a total of 30 undergraduate, 21 masters, and 4 PhD programs and has over 6,000 students.