Study in Turkey for international students

Study in Turkey for international students is now a good destination for study with low tuition fees. They provide quality education. Turkey has a good reputation and tradition. It’s well known for its stunning view, quality of education.

Let’s have a look at the study in Turkey for international students.

  • Need to complete 12th grad study ( Applying for Bachelor )
  • Need to complete Bachelor ( Applying for Masters )
  • Need to complete Masters ( Applying for Doctorate )
  • IELTS: Minimum 5.5 – 6.5
  • Academic Results: Minimum 60% to ensure your admission

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admissions:

The following documents may be required of applicants who wish to apply for undergraduate study in Turkey. To ensure, please contact the respective university to figure out which documents or exams are required by the selected program.
  • International Student Application Form
  • High School Diploma and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Official Transcript and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Language Proficiency Score (Applicants should contact the university for minimum English language requirements. Students who do not meet language proficiency requirements may take the university’s proficiency test upon arrival. Those who fail the proficiency test must attend the English Preparatory Program provided by the university. For further information, please contact the Admissions Office of the respective university.)
  • Valid International University Entry Exam Result (Please contact the Admissions Office for the acceptable exams. Students who do not have enough scores on the acceptable international exams may take the university’s own exam for international students.)
  • Financial Guarantee Letter
  • Application Fee
All documents regarding the application must be submitted to the respective university no later than the application deadline announced on the Academic Calendar.

Graduate Admissions:

The following documents may be required of applicants who wish to apply for graduate study in Turkey. To ensure, please contact the respective graduate school to figure out which documents or exams are required by the selected program.
  • International Student Application Form
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Diploma and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Official Transcript and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • An updated resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Language Proficiency Score (Applicants should contact the university for minimum English language requirements. Students who do not meet language proficiency requirements may take the university’s proficiency test upon arrival. Those who fail the proficiency test must attend the English Preparatory Program provided by the university. For further information, please contact the Admissions Office of the respective university.)
  • Result for Graduate Program Entrance Exam (Please contact the Admissions Office for the acceptable exams.)
  • Written exams and/or interviews
  • Financial Guarantee Letter
  • Application Fee
All documents regarding the application must be submitted to the respective university no later than the application deadline announced on the Academic Calendar.

Turkish Education System

FINANCIAL ISSUES

Estimated annual tuition fees

Undergraduate programs
1. State Universities:
  • Universities where the medium of instruction is TURKISH: 240 – 750 USD
  • Universities where the medium of instruction is ENGLISH: 450 – 1500 USD
2. Foundation Universities: 5.000 – 20.000 USD
Graduate Programs
1. State Universities:
  • Universities where the medium of instruction is TURKISH: 300 – 600 USD
  • Universities where the medium of instruction is ENGLISH: 600 – 900 USD
2. Foundation Universities: 5.000 – 20.000 USD

Scholarships

TÜBİTAK Scholarships
TÜBİTAK provides financial support for international students via the following programs:
  • Undergraduate scholarship program for international students
  • Research fellowship program for foreign citizens
  • Graduate scholarship program for the least developed countries
  • Graduate scholarship program for international students
For more information visit:

Estimated Cost of Living

An average international student in Turkey will spend about 400-500 USD a month on accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transportation, and telephone costs. Books and administrative fees are approximately 100-150 USD per semester. Remember, though, that this figure depends on your location, lifestyle and which degree course you attend. You should seek further information on living costs from your institution directly.
General Costs per semester
Housing : 1,500 – 2,000 USD (including room deposit)
Food : 1,100 USD
Transportation : 300 USD
Books : 150 USD
Food
Student menu : around 5 TL
Bread : 1 TL
Water (per lt) : 1 TL
Fruit & Vegetables (per kg) : varies from 1 TL to 4 TL
Pasta & Rice (per kg) : varies from 1 TL to 4 TL
Sugar & Salt (per kg) : around 2 TL
Tea/Coffee (a cup) : 1 TL / 5 TL
Beer : various from 3 TL to 10 TL
Miscellaneous
Cinema ticket : 15 TL
Concert ticket : from 25 TL onwards
Haircut : from 10 TL onwards
Transportation
Bus ticket for students : 1.5 TL
Minibus ticket from Taksim to Kadikoy : 5 TL
Taxi from Taksim to Besiktas : 8 TL
Conversion Rate:
1 EUR = 2.5 TL
1 USD = 1.8 TL

Visa Application Procedure

Residence Permit Application Procedure

Working While Studying

  • International students, unfortunately, have no legal right to work either in public or private offices.

Work Permits (Calisma Izni)

  • If you find a job while in Turkey you may have to leave the country to apply for a work permit and then come back in again.

 

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For more information about study in Turkey for international students, visit here: http://www.studyinturkey.gov.tr/

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