• 207 Universities within 129 State Universities, 73 Foundation Universities, 5 Foundation Vocational Universities. 58.092 different programs at these universities.
    • Being included in the ENIC-NARIC (European Network of Information Centers - National Academic Recognition Information Centers) databes, which are networks established by the Council of Europe and UNESCO, all Turkish universities and their degrees are recognized globally.
      • 10 Universities in top 1000 and 61 Universities in top 2000 according to The Center for World University Ranking (CWUR) current data.
      • 2 Universities in top 500, 11 Universities top 1000 and 34 Universities in top 1500 according to Times Higher Education (THE) current data.
      • 13 Universities in top 1000 and 64 Universities in top 2000 according to URAP current data.
      • 1 University in top 500 and 9 Universities in top 1000; 5 Engineering and Technology Faculties, 4 Medicine Faculties and 4 Social Sciences and Management Faculties according to QS current data.
    • 150.000 international students within 8 million university students.
    • The second country in the world in access to higher education with 94.2 % schooling rate
    • All Turkish universities are accredited by the Council of Higher Education and subject to rigorous quality controls.
    • With 5 out of 5 Bologna report, recognized diploma in all European countries. Turkey is a full member of the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area since 2001.
    • Turkish universities adopt European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) standarts facilitating credit transfers and international student mobility.
    • One of the most succesful countries participating in the exchange programs under Erasmus ­+
    • With domestic exchange programs such as Mevlana and Farabi, opportunities to have education other cities in Turkey.
    • More than 2.000 foreign language courses are being taught in English and other foreign languages, and the number goes steadily up.

    Campus Life

    Turkish Universities are based in campuses. And in these campuses there are dormitories, cafes, sport centers, restaurants, parks and many other activity opportunities. There are more than 100 student clubs which will bring you together with other students with the same hobbies, interests and dreams, and where you can make friends and carry out events in collaboration. Playing a crucial role in our university's social life, these clubs are growing further with your contribution.Thus, you can either be a part of any club you like, or found your own club.

    Student Friendly

    • Student friendly discounts and prices
    • Lunch and dinners offered by universities for cheap prices
    • Services as home food, printing materials, books, are much cheaper than it can be expected from one of the world’s biggest economies.
    • Holiday opportunities with student deals
    • Special prices for students to museums, cinemas, theaters, sport activites and many other events.


    With great investments, Turkish universities are at the forefront of new technology and innovations in their campus and laboratory for research.


    • Programs in English, Turkish, French, German, Russian
    • English is widely spoken in the major cities and tourist resorts

    Sector Cooperation

    • Techno-parks in campuses
    • Guest speakers from sectors
    • Paid internships at private companies
    • Cooperation of academicians and private sector
    • University agreements with companies

    International students have a variety of options to meet their housing needs throughout their educational life in Turkey. Students can stay in university dormitories on campus, in state dormitories located in various parts of the city, in private dormitories, or in apartments rented in the city.

    State Dormitories and University Dormitories

    All state dormitories in Turkey and almost all university dormitories are separate for male and female students. Although the number of students staying in rooms is variable, fare rates can often increase or decrease depending on the number of people staying in the room.

    The dormitories have wired/wireless internet service that is accessible to all students. Some dormitories have their own cafeteria, where breakfast and dinner are usually served. Common areas such as television room, study room, kitchen are also open to students.

    Monthly fees for state-run dormitories range from 168 TL to 285 TL for 2019. The fees for the university dormitories vary from university to university and according to the physical characteristics of the accommodation room. You can get the most reliable and up-to-date information on this subject by visiting the university's website.

    Private Dormitories

    It is possible to find private dormitories around most university campuses. The facilities offered by private dormitories are mostly more than state dormitories. But in return its fees are also higher. Private dormitories offer bed and breakfast or half-board accommodation in rooms for 1,2,3 and 4 people. Students also benefit from areas such as study rooms, laundry facilities, cafeteria, dining hall, gym and movie theater.

    Renting a House

    Another way of accommodation for international students is to rent a house. In Turkey, which is developing rapidly in terms of housing quality and number, you will have a lot of rental housing options. Prices vary from city to city, depending on the location and features of the house. But you can be sure you can find a home that fits your budget.

    Houses in Turkey are usually apartment buildings. These apartments have a large lounge as living space and rooms between 1-4 as branches of the lounge. You can also get a studio apartment where you can stay alone, a big house where you can stay with other friends and split the costs. The majority of houses have balconies. The kitchen is located as a separate section of the house. Heating of houses is provided by central system or flat-specific combi boiler. The average rental rates of a house of 90 square metres in 2020 are given below.      




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    * The prices mentioned above will vary according to the location and features of the house and are the rent rates of the unfurnished house in the city center prepared for the purpose of giving an idea.

  • WORK &

    International students are allowed to work up to 24 hours per week while studying in Turkey.

    Thanks to its cultural heritage and rising work-force needs, Turkey follows a receiving immigration policy. With these policies, foreign people have higher chance for immigration comparing with other countiries.


    • Low semester fees for state universities
    • State scholarships
    • Private sector scholarships
    • Private university scholarships

    Turkey offers high-quality education options with very low tuition fees compared to many countries. Compared to similar-quality universities in Europe or America, the fees are quite affordable. The lower and upper limits of the contributions to be received from international students are determined by the state and the certaiın amounts are left to the initiative of the universities.

    The fees are very appropriate according to the quality of education next to many opportunities to receive scholarships. Students have a chance to earn accommodation and food scholarships in addition to education scholarship rates ranging from 20% to 100% at Foundation Universities.

    Turkish Government also awards thousands of merit-based full scholarship with “Turkey Scholarships” (Türkiye Bursları). Turkey Scholorship Program is giving scholorship to foreign student since 1960 via YTB (Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities) which is a goverment institude for especially this service.

    Tuition fees are paid at the beginning of each semester prior to course registration. Each academic year consists of two semesters.

    The student has the opportunity to receive a scholarship after entering the university according to his / her academic achievement in foundation universities.

    State Universities

    Faculty Degree Annually Minimum Annually Maximum
    Faculty Of Medicine Undergraduate 300 $ 7000 $
    Faculty Of Dentistry Undergraduate 300 $ 5000 $
    Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine Undergraduate 200 $ 4000 $
    Faculty Of Engineering Undergraduate 300 $ 5000 $
    Faculty Of Architecture Undergraduate 300 $ 3000 $
    Faculty Of Fine Arts Undergraduate 200$ 3000 $
    Faculty Of Law Undergraduate 300$ 3000 $
    Faculty of Economics and Administrative Units Undergraduate 300$ 3000 $

    * Prices in the table vary from university to university, but are written with the aim of giving ideas. You can find out the current prices of universities on the official website of the university or you can get information by contacting our advisors. Foreign students who are eligible to study at public universities do not have the chance to receive a scholarship from the university.

    Foundation Universities

    Faculty Of Medicine Undergraduate 13000 $ 25000 $
    Faculty Of Dentistry Undergraduate 12000 $ 20000 $
    Faculty Of Veterinary Medicine Undergraduate 7000 $ 12000 $
    Faculty Of Engineering Undergraduate 5000 $ 15000 $
    Faculty Of Architecture Undergraduate 5000 $ 15000 $
    Faculty Of Fine Arts Undergraduate 5000 $ 12000 $
    Faculty Of Law Undergraduate 5000 $ 15000 $
    Faculty of Economics and administrative units Undergraduate 5000 $ 15000 $
    * The prices mentioned above vary from university to university but are written to give ideas. These prices are the annual tuition fees you will pay without any scholarship. Foreign students applying to private universities have the opportunity to receive scholarships ranging from 20% to 100%.