The certificate awarded by Turkish universities is a certificate of high quality and recognized as a certificate equivalent to the certificates awarded by European universities as part of the Bologna project since 2001 and also a member of many different international platforms.
Bachelor’s Degree: The duration of study in all disciplines is 4 years except medicine 6 years, pharmacy, dentistry and veterinary 5 years to obtain a master’s degree, a minimum one year full-time study (a master’s degree without thesis). or two years should be completed for the preparation of a thesis, training or writing a thesis.
A doctoral degree requires at least three additional years of full-time study. Most of the time, a master’s degree is required for admission to a doctoral program, but some universities accept PhD students with a five-year joint program.
Compared with many other countries, the cost of living in Turkey is very low. The following are approximate prices by US dollar .
- Public Student dormitory it is nearly $ 55. (3 persons room – 2 meals included)
- Private student dormitory between $ 100-400 .(Varies by city and features)
- Monthly house rent between $ 400-200 .(Two room Apartment)
- The student’s internal transport ticket is 50 cents
- Lunch at the restaurant between $ 8-2
- Cinema ticket $ 4
Generally, the monthly expenditure of the international student in Turkey ranges from 250 to 500 dollars. This expense includes monthly living expenses and does not include tuition fees. This amount is the average expenditure and expenses. These expenses may vary by geographic region.
Of course, it is necessary to obtain health insurance during the period of study and for residence permit .
For a bachelor’s degree:
Government universities accept foreign students according to their own criteria. It is accepted through a test of foreign students conducted by most universities annually called the test of acceptance of foreign students (YÖS) and some are accepted through international certificates of admission or the rate of secondary certificate obtained by the student in his country.
for private universities, most do not require admission test, but accept the student directly through the point of secondary certificate obtained.
For government universities, the admission system differs btween universities and according to the program, some require international tests and a foreign language certificate in addition to the Turkish language. but private universities, are accepted directly and do not require international tests and language certificate.
The tuition fees for foreign students vary according to type of university, program and educational level
Bachelor’s (Approximate Annual Fees)
Type of program. Public university Private university.
Medical programs 600 – 6000 10000 – 25000
and Other specialties 200 – 1500 2000 – 8000
Graduate Studies (Approximate Program Fees)
. Public university Private university
Masters 500 – 3000 3500 – 8000
Phd . 2000 – 5000 10000 – 20000
ID number is given to the students residing in Turkey more than six months. The application for residence certificate at the Province Police Offices is taken into consideration.
Education visa is given to foreign students coming to Turkey for education by Representative Offices of Turkey. The students should apply and take this visa from the embassies and consulates of Republic of Turkey.
It means the legal residence in Turkey. All foreign students who will get education in Turkey should take this certificate. Residence certificate can be taken from Province Police Offices. With the education visa taken from the Representative Offices of Turkey, it is applied to Police Offices of the provinces that education is got. If the residence certificate is not taken, the punishment can be implemented.
Turkish language education is offered either at the university or a Turkish education center in the city where your university is situated. But, Turkish language education can also be provided in another city if Turkish education center is not available in the city where your university is.
That means you will study at least 3 lesson from 10 in English in the year.
Yes. Education fee does not cover the expenses of one-year Turkish language education.and its cost nearly 1000 USD.