Why Study In Turkey?

Quality Higher Education Opportunities

Turkey is the second country in the world in access to higher education with more than 90.% schooling rate. Turkey involved in European Higher Education Area is implementing the Bologna Process in a perfect way; our Bologna report is 5 out of 5. So, the diploma you receive from a university in Turkey is recognized in all European countries! As course credit system, ECTS is applied in accordance with Europe and all students are given Diploma Supplement. In addition, Turkey is one of the most successful countries participating in the exchange programs under Erasmus +. In addition to Erasmus, there are many exchange programs in Turkey, such as Mevlana, Farabi, which support the mobility of students and lecturers.


University and Program Diversity

There are 206 universities in Turkey with a population of 82 Million. The number of students is close to 8 million. With this number of students, Turkey is the first country with the most students in European Higher Education Area. There are a total of 58,092 different programs at 206 universities. In such a variety, you will definitely find a university and program for yourself.

 Life Expenses

Although it varies according to your lifestyle and preferences, life is quite affordable for students in Turkey.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fees in Turkish universities vary according to the type of university (state or foundation), the level of the program (undergraduate or graduate), faculty (medicine, dentistry, engineering, law etc.) and the duration of education.

Tuition fees are paid before course registrations at the beginning of each semester. Each academic year consists of two semesters.

Depending on your academic achievement situation, you can receive discounts or full exemptions at various rates.


Monthly budget you need to reserve for accommodation will vary between 215 TL and 2500 TL.

State dormitories, university dormitories, private dormitories and rental flats each have varying costs. There is a monthly payment for dormitories and therefore you do not need to pay in the summer when you are not staying in the dorm.

However, you will have to pay the house rent on a monthly basis, 12 months of the year.

For dormitories and rental apartments, a certain amount of deposit must be paid in the first entry. This amount may vary depending on monthly payment of the dorm or monthly rental of the apartment.

State dormitories:      Monthly fee 200-300 TL

Private dormitories:   Monthly 500-1000 TL

Rental flats:                 Monthly 500.2000 TL