Yes, there are some programs taught in English in Turkish public universities .
Most of the majors are taught in Turkish and a large part of them are in English, in addition to a very small number of majors in Arabic
50% of the total number of students is accepted in each major, except of medicine and dentistry majors
Foreign students are accepted according to the local test that is held by the university or international tests
All registered students by Imtiyaz for Educational Services and Consulting are accepted without any conditions
Yes, there are some majors taught in Arabic
Holders of a bachelor’s degree who have the right to reside in Turkey and who wish to work legally within the borders of the Turkish Republic can amend their practical degrees at the Presidency of the Turkish Ministry of Higher Education
The secondary school certificate is modified within the embassies of the Republic of Turkey or within the directorates of education inside Turkey and takes a period of five days
Studying in public universities is not free, but for a nominal fee
Yes, Turkish universities are internationally recognized, especially in the European Union countries, and they are recognized in most Arab countries
There are some programs that allow online study for the Master’s level only
It is a student exchange program between Turkish universities and universities of the European Union, where the student in Turkey studies academic years at one of the partner universities in the program within the European Union
Yes, you can study in all private universities without undergoing any additional examinations, and Imtiyaz Foundation for Academic Services and Consulting also allows you unconditional admissions in some public universities that are joint with the Foundation
It is a program that enables students in Turkish universities to continue their university education for an academic year within another university affiliated with the Turkish Presidency of Education within the borders of the Republic of Turkey
Turkish universities allow all students to study two different academic stages simultaneously, for example a master’s student can study a bachelor’s program together, but two majors for the same academic phase cannot be studied except in some universities and under special conditions.
It is a basic exam for admission to American universities, which prepares you for admission to Turkish universities also for the bachelor’s level
It is an entrance examination designed for international students wishing to study At higher education institutions in Turkey for the bachelor degree
Each university conducts its own examination, and it is also possible to choose a university exam at another university
The test contains math questions logic and intelligence questions consisting of 80 questions spread over 100 minutes
It is a standardized exam used to measure an individual’s ability to think abstractly in the areas of analytical writing, mathematics, and vocabulary, and is considered necessary for registration in postgraduate programs in Turkey and internationally to know the exam dates on the official website
It is a test developed by the Yunus Emre Institute in order to determine the linguistic competence of individuals who learn Turkish as a foreign language or as their mother tongue. It is an international-scale examination that measures all basic language skills and is held in Turkish language centers outside Turkey and in Turkish government and private universities
Yes, it is possible for international students to obtain university admission in Turkey without their knowledge of the Turkish language, as Turkish universities offer their international students Turkish language courses on campus by specialists who teach the Turkish language to non-native speakers.
The number of students has reached 7.5 million students in various Turkish universities
The number of international students in Turkish universities has reached 150,000 students, and Turkey aims to increase this number to 300,000 students by 2023
It is difficult to answer this question as there are government universities as well as distinguished private universities that have a high global ranking
However, public universities are distinguished by a large campus and a variety of disciplines, while private universities are distinguished by the large number of programs taught in English and to provide a suitable study atmosphere for the student.
Turkish universities adopt a semester system consisting of two semesters in addition to a summer school
Turkish universities provide a distinctive environment for all enrolled students and a large number of laboratories and international references, and they also adopt permanent renewal and keep pace with advanced curricula and methods of study in order to build a cultured society that competes with the best countries. In addition, Turkish universities are the home of the second student, so they provide meals, gyms, green spaces and many more Of student activities throughout the year in order to entertain students, increase social contact between students, integrate foreign and local students with each other, and increase the level of cultural exchange between Turkey and the world.
Turkish universities do not require international student proficiency in the language, as they offer language courses within the university for all affiliated students
Foreign students can obtain a study visa after obtaining final acceptance from Turkish universities and pay tuition fees, and the Foreign Students Library, in cooperation with the Imtiyaz Foundation for Educational Services and Consulting, helps all foreign students with the study visa procedures
All international students can complete their university studies exclusively in private Turkish universities, and international students who wish to complete their studies in Turkish public universities must be covered by the second clause of the Completion Law issued by the Turkish Ministry of Higher Education in 2014
After entering Turkish territory, all international students must proceed to complete legal residency transactions at the foreign students office at each university
Legally, international students can work while studying
This law provides for the possibility of students who registered for the bachelor’s stage and could not complete their university studies due to the conditions of war in Syria – Egypt – Yemen – Libya to complete their studies in Turkish public universities
Contact the academic advisors at Imtiyaz foundation for educational services and consultations to obtain a free consultation
There are difficulties facing international students in Turkey in the beginning, which are adaptation and integration, and he can easily overcome them if he learns the Turkish language. Turks tend to teach foreigners their language and culture.
There is no clause in Turkish law that provides for international students, graduates of Turkish universities, to be granted Turkish nationality, but the Turkish state grants Turkish citizenship to some outstanding students according to presidential decisions on the recommendation of the university and the governor of the city
Studying in Turkey allows foreign students many positive aspects, starting with the quality of education in Turkish universities, passing through the friendly Turkish people who generally welcome foreigners, in addition to being a Muslim country that keeps pace with Europe in its development
Over the past years, and with the steady steps taken by the Presidents of Turkish Higher Education in order to develop curricula and the quality of education, and to attract many foreign students, it has been observed that there is a great development in the academic sector and the number of Turkish universities and their students. The Turkish government represented by the Presidency of the Higher Education Council insists on keeping pace with the development approach and increasing the number of each Of universities and associate students by 2023
We offer free admission to all private universities, and all financial transactions between the student and the university are done directly without any mediation
Imtiyaz Foundation for educational services and consultations provides paid admission to public universities, and all financial transactions are done through our institution
It is a program supported by the Turkish state provided to prominent foreign students from all countries of the world in order to benefit from educational programs in the best Turkish universities for a limited period
What is the criterion for the age of candidates?
- Applicants to the Undergraduate Program must not be more than 21 years old.
- Applicants for the higher education program must not be more than 30 years old.
- Applicants to the PhD program must not be more than 35 years old.
- Applicants for the Research Program must be at least 45 years old
The Turkish scholarship program does not provide financial support to students only, but rather it is a program that takes care of their registration and accommodation at the university, which differs with these features from other scholarship programs in the world.
Registration for the Turkish Scholarship Program is generally accepted in the months of December and February. The date of acceptance of applications is announced through the official website only, and is not made by any institutions or intermediaries
It is the approval of the Higher Education Council that a higher education institution is in another country or that the programs of that institution are eligible to award academic degrees. In addition to this, the activities of the higher education institution must be recognized by the responsible authorities as a “recognized institution of higher education and qualified to give certificates” and must also be recognized by accreditation institutions or international quality assurance institutions.
Equivalence means the process of determining whether the bachelor’s and master’s degrees issued by higher educational institutions abroad are equivalent to the bachelor’s and master’s degrees issued by the Turkish Higher Education Council
The application for equivalence is submitted by the person wishing to obtain the equation or the recognition of the graduation certificate in person or his representative through the official website of the Turkish government and presence in the Directorate of Recognition and Equivalence in the Presidency of the Turkish Higher Education Council and bring the original copy of the documents required and specified by the competent department in order to activate Request progress
It is a document that shows that the obtained competence is equivalent in the field and academic degree within the Turkish higher education system
Higher Education Commission equivalencies are only made for undergraduate and master degrees only. As for PHD degrees and other academic degrees, they are returned to the university staff. As for equivalencies for high school diplomas, they are directed to the Turkish Ministry of Education
The process of equating PhD degrees and higher certificates is carried out by the Inter-University Relations Committee
Medical certificates are equivalent to entering a Turkish national examination to equalize medical certificates.
In the event that the candidate skips the test, he conducts practical training in a Turkish government hospital, and they cannot deal directly with patients, but rather with supervising doctors and under their supervision.
In light of the opinions received from the university, the equivalence committee examines the applications for the equivalence in the field of “pharmacy”; In the event that it is proved that the level, duration and achievements of education are not equivalent to the program in Turkey, then he is subjected to a scientific identification test at one of the levels determined by the committee, provided that he completes the missing study materials and training
A- The equivalent application shall be submitted online
B – Submit original documents to the Higher Education Committee
C- The university degree is validated
D- It is possible to conduct an examination of the educational content after obtaining the opinion of the advisory committees in the practical fields and universities
E – The examination report prepared is evaluated by the Recognition and Equivalence Committee
F – A final decision is issued by the Executive Committee for Higher Education
In the event of obtaining a certificate from a higher education body not recognized by the Higher Education Council
In the event of graduation and obtaining a certificate from any distance education program that does not meet the formal education requirements
When the degree has no equivalent, in terms of education program, field and degree, in the Turkish Higher Education Council system
When the certificate does not provide the required academic and professional qualifications