The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the effect of university students’ burnout levels caused by
the courses in the distance education system on their life satisfaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The study’s questionnaire was administered to the second- and fourth-year students of occupational
health and safety departments. as well as engineering faculty students who continue their education at
various waqf (charitable foundations) universities in Istanbul. The questionnaire, in which 126 participants
were reached, includes questions about the Socio-demographic Information Form and about the
COVID-19 period. The ‘Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Form’ was used to determine the burnout
level of the students, and the ‘Life Satisfaction Scale’ was used to determine the level of life satisfaction.
According to the results, students of different genders and ages had similar burnout perceptions and life
satisfaction. There were differences noted based on the faculties and classes of the students. It was
found that the exhaustion component, which is a sub-dimension of burnout, negatively predicted life