study in turkey

If you've never experience to think about to Study in Turkey, then have look once! It has an emerging economy with developed educational system.

Turkey is one of the rich cultural and historic countries. Every year a number of students are moving towards Turkey for study. After seeing the keen interest of international students Turkey’s educational system has been developed in advance and latest mode.  It is best offering degrees in history, politics, languages, sciences and much more.

The ideal location of Turkey which is in between Europe and Asia make it more attractive and adventurous for the students who are interested in tourism. Its climate is warm during summer months and cold in snowy winters.

Turkey has   almost 150 Turkish colleges and universities where more than 30,000 international students are making their careers. Turkey’s official language is Turkish. Turkish universities are providing international students with high standards of education and cultural diversity due to having the both Asians and Europeans.

 

Important Questions about Study in Turkey: A Guide for Pakistani Students

 

Best universities to study in Turkey for international students?

Top ten universities in Turkey for international students to study in Turkey are under below:

QS World University Ranking list 2016

University

Location

Ranking

Bogazici University

Istanbul

9

Bilkent University

Turkey

12

Sabanci University

Istanbul

13

Middle East Technical University

Ankara

14

Koc University

Istanbul

16

 

How much the Average tuition fee for undergraduate or post graduate courses in Turkey?

International students who want to study in Turkey, they must be bear in mind that the tuition fee of undergraduate or post graduate level is based on the university, whether it private or public and location of university. Some time students who want to choose that kinds of subjects which are quite expensive increased the cost of study in turkey.

In state universities, per semester fees based on 300 USD and in private universities the semester can be thousands for international students. Students who have plan to study in turkey must find out the tuition fee of institutions in turkey because post graduate level study is more expensive as compare to undergraduate study and private university tuition cost is more as compare to state universities.

Fee for undergraduate programs

1. State Universities:

English medium institutions:

Turkish nationals: 150 to 500 USD

Foreign nationals: 450 to 1500 USD

2. Foundation Universities:

5.000 to 20.000 USD

Fee for Post graduate programs

1. State Universities:

English medium institutions:

Turkish nationals: 200 to 300 USD

Foreign nationals: 600 to 900 USD

2. Foundation institutions:

5.000 to 20.000 USD

Will it be allowed to work while I am studying in Turkey?

Appropriately, there have no legal right for international students to work either in Public or private offices in turkey. Students can do research work in Turkish universities as international researcher. So, international students must bear in mind that, there are no job opportunities available. International students must follow the rule and regulations of Turkey government. Otherwise, they will face the difficulty and their studies also disturbed.

Where and what kind of accommodation are in Turkey for international student?

International students who apply for any Turkish University, after get admission, the university will guide students about accommodation and give them the complete details. The university provide the details of properties, security, prices etc. Turkish Universities help students to find accommodation of their

After get admission in Turkish University international students must find out good accommodation options. Students should check out the international student’s assistance office, Dormitories Administration and student affairs office of their University for Accommodation Related Matters.

International students can also contact with property agents for their accommodation matters, they have diverse kinds of accommodation options for students.

What kind of financial help or grant in Turkey for International students?

There are hundreds of scholarships are offered by the Turkish government, non-government organizations and Turkish college or universities. International students can apply to these scholarships every year to study in turkey.

Government Scholarships

·         David L. Boren Awards

·         Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

·         The Turkish Coalition in America: 800 scholarships are awarding to cross border international students. This scholarships value based on the 100 to 2000 dollars given to diverse international students.

Private Organizations

·         Halide Edip Adivar Prize for Turkish Studies

·         Rotary International

College Scholarships

·         Michigan State University

·         University of the Incarnate Word

·         Georgetown University

·         Considerations for Travel to Turkey

How can I find out, my educational background will be accepted by the Turkey University?

Students who want to find out, is there educational background will be accepted by the turkey university or college, they can contact with the university authorities where students have apply for admission. University will guide every students about admission criteria and eligibility criteria to enter that university or institution.

What’s the usual application process for Masters level courses in Turkey?

International students who want to get admission in Master level course in any turkey university, simply check out the university admission criteria. Students who have done their undergraduate study can apply for Master level degree program. Students who want to apply for Master level degree program can submit their application directly to any Turkish university before the deadline. Students must complete their previous degree first to get admission in Turkish University.

International students can get admission only one graduate program at a time. Students who have confusion how to choose right degree program, they can contact with university authorities. The university will guide students how students can select their course for study.

Firstly, students must submit their online application in any Turkish university or email the details to any university. Students must contact with universities directly because many universities don’t offer online admission application facilities. International students must check out the official website of Turkish university before apply for admission.

Secondly, universities authorities access important thing in students profile before selection of admission. Students must have outstanding educational background, clear the university test, TOEFL, GRE or GMAT. These important documents are necessary to apply for Master level admission in Turkish Universities.

Document needed at time of admission

·         Application form for international student

·         Bachelor level degrees or diploma

·         Personal statement or essay

·         CV or Resume

·         Letter of reference

·         Transcript

·         GRE or GMAT test scores

·         English language profanely test scores etc.

Thirdly, after submission of these important documents details to the universities, the authorities will access the complete application of each students and select the right candidate on the basis of their academic and other evaluations.

Lastly, those candidates, their application are accepted by the universities will get the acceptance letter via email from the university. Now students are ready for student visa, just visit the nearest Turkish embassy and get your visa soon.

What are the language requirements for international students to study in Turkey?

Mostly, in turkey universities, there are two types of language used as instruction Turkish and English. International students who want to apply for admission in any turkey university, they must have good English language proficiency skills to apply. Students who belong to those countries where native language is English, they don’t need any proof language test certificates. For more details please check out the language criteria before apply for any Turkish university.

How much money will I need during my Masters level studies in Turkey?

International students who want to study in Turkey will enjoy the low cost living and studying benefits. When we talk about UK, US and other EU countries, the cost of living in turkey is very reasonable for every international students as compare to these countries. During your time in turkey you will find out that the moving around the country is very low and food item and eating out is also reasonable for international applicants. So, turkey is best option for those who want to study abroad. 

International students can save their money to sharing their accommodation. Students can also live in university halls of residence that would be a good option for students.

Private universities are more expensive as compare to State universities in Turkey. So, students must apply for State Universities to study in Turkey, which is best option for them. International students will pay around US$300 to 800 for Post graduate courses fee of any State University. Private universities fees are based on thousands of pounds.

Where do I apply for my student visa?

Those applicants who got their acceptance letter from any Turkish university, they will require a student visa to study in Turkey. International students need to apply for student visa to their nearest Turkish Embassy. Interested applicants must take appointment of related person and get complete guidance about their student visa application and how to submit this.

You can also get you student visa form from related person. Students must have some important thing to apply for student’s visa such as university acceptance letter, completed student visa from, passport valid, photo and fee for visa processing. Before submitting the visa processing fee, applicants must check out the official website of Turkish embassy, because fee can be change any time. For more details please visit the official website of Turkish embassy.

Turkish universities are accepting more international students than its previous tenure. A number of students wished to Study Abroad in Turkey from all over the world including Pakistani students. This guide will help those students who want actual information regarding admission to arrival.


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